Changes in the bag limit for white-tailed deer and formal approval of a specific firearm category were among the regulations approved for the upcoming season.
The Ohio Wildlife Council met April 12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and approved the 2017-18 hunting and trapping seasons. White-tailed deer hunting changes include modifications to bag limits for several counties throughout the state.
Overview of deer hunting seasons for 2017-2018:
- Deer archery: Sept. 30, 2017-Feb. 4, 2018
- Youth deer gun: Nov. 18-19, 2017
- Deer gun: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2017; Dec. 16-17, 2017
- Deer muzzleloader: Jan. 6-9,…