White Tailed Deer Hunting Season Begins Monday

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - White Tailed Deer hunting season began Monday, Nov. 30th across Ohio.

Sportsman headed out in large numbers Monday to shoot their game. The season runs from Nov. 30th to Dec. 6th and has extended dates from Dec. 19th - Dec. 20th.

Tips for hunters:

  • Get the landowner's permission to hunt.
  • Buy your annual hunting license and deer permit early.
  • Make sure your gun is plugged and not capable of holding more than three (3) shells.
  • Make sure you meet hunter orange requirements.
  • Know how to attach your temporary tag. Carry a piece of string, watch, and pencil or pen.
  • Know the rules for use of communication devices.
  • Know your APV laws.
  • Know the season dates, hours, and Deer Zones.
  • Follow proper check station procedures.
  • Hunt safely!

Farmers and Hunters Feed the Hungry offer a way for hunters to donate deer meat to the hungry. for more information on how you can give or receive the deer meat, logon to www.fhfh.org.

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