Deer Gun Season Begins December 2

It’s just a few weeks away – deer-gun season starts Monday, December 2!

Hunting remains the most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population. The goal of Ohio’s Deer Management Program is to provide a deer population that maximizes recreational opportunities while minimizing conflicts with landowners and motorists.

Have questions or concerns? Extended call center hours for the deer-gun seasons include:
12 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, for youth deer-gun season;
8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 2 to Friday, Dec. 6, for deer-gun season.
Report violations to the Turn-In-a-Poacher (TIP) hotline at 800-POACHER (762-2437)

Get more deer-gun season details, including dates, hours, bag limits, and information about Chronic Wasting Disease monitoring:

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