Hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 weeklong deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Last year, hunters checked 66,758 deer over the season. Hardin County hunters took 529 deer, compared to 477 last year.
There are two days of deer-gun season remain. That is on Saturday, December 16, and Sunday the 17th.
The muzzleloader season is January 6-9, 2018, and archery season remains open through Sunday, February 4, 2018.