Ohio hunters harvest over 6,500 deer during youth gun season

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Ohio’s youth hunters checked 6,563 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season on Nov. 17 and 18, according to a release from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). They were required to be accompanied by a non-hunting adult.

Youth hunters could pursue deer with a legal shotgun, muzzleloader, handgun or specific straight-walled cartridge rifle.

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They can celebrate their hunt with a First Harvest certificate, available at wildohio.gov, by uploading their photo and inputting their information to personalize the certificate, read the release. They can also share photos.

A list of all white-tailed deer checked by youth hunters in 2018 include:

  • Auglaize – 38
  • Butler – 36
  • Champaign – 53
  • Clark – 26
  • Clinton – 39
  • Darke – 27
  • Greene – 29
  • Logan – 90
  • Miami – 32
  • Montgomery – 13
  • Preble – 47
  • Shelby – 45
  • Warren – 34

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