When Is Deer Hunting Season in Ohio?

When Is Deer Hunting Season in Ohio?

For 2015, the Ohio deer hunting season is from Sept. 26, 2015, to Feb. 7, 2016, for bow hunters and Jan. 9, 2016, to Jan. 12, 2016, for muzzleloader hunters. The state allows guns from Nov. 30, 2015, to Dec. 6, 2015, and Dec. 28, 2015, to Dec. 29, 2015.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife determines the dates for deer hunting season annually. The dates change depending on environmental conditions and deer populations. The Division of Wildlife runs controlled deer hunts for youth throughout the hunting season. The first youth deer hunt in 2015 is Nov. 21, 2015, to Nov. 22, 2015.