Guernsey County ranks 7th during Ohio’s 2021-22 deer hunting season

Guernsey County ranks 7th during Ohio’s 2021-22 deer hunting season

Guernsey County hunters ranked seventh statewide with 5,104 white-tailed deer checked in during the 2021-22 hunting season in Ohio.

Guernsey County hunters finished seventh statewide during the 2021-22 white-tailed deer hunting season with 5,104 deer harvested — an increase of 564 from the previous season.

In Noble County, hunters checked in 3,183 deer during the most recent season, up slightly from 3,002 the 2020-21 season.

The state’s archive season concluded Feb. 6 to bring the season to a close.

Overall, Ohio hunters harvested 196,988 deer by gun, muzzleloader or archery since the 2021-22 season started in September. The three-year average statewide is 184,746 annually.

“Ohio’s deer population is one of the strongest in the nation, which is confirmed by these season totals,” said Division of Wildlife Chief Kendra Wecker. “Ohio is a national leader in deer management in part because of the tremendous cooperation between landowners and hunters.

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