Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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November 8, 2007

Free dog turns into trialing champion for Ohioan

By Steve Pollick Contributing Writer Seven years ago, Eric Wagner noticed an ad back in the classifieds of the local newspaper down in Washington County. Free dog. German short-haired pointer, a male. Name of Jackhammer. “I brought Jackhammer home and we went bird hunting,” said Wagner of those first days together. It was a perfect

Miami County officer resigns amid probe

By Frank HincheyContributing Writer Xenia, Ohio — A DNR Division of Wildlife law enforcement officer assigned to Miami County resigned Oct. 25 amid a state and federal criminal investigation of a baited mourning dove field. Wildlife officer Jason M. Snyder had been on administrative leave since Sept. 7, four days after the Division of Wildlife

Let us hear about your fall deer hunt!

It’s that time of year again. Time to get together with some of those friends that you haven’t seen since last fall and head off to deer camp. There will be plenty of storytelling – and no doubt some lying mixed in! For a couple of years now, we’ve asked young Ohio Outdoor News readers

A good start for state deer hunt

St. Paul — After the first three days of the firearms deer season, hunters appear to be on their way to a quarter million-animal harvest. Through Monday, hunters had electronically registered about 91,200 deer, which compares with about 95,000 for the first three days last year, when the total deer harvest was second-highest in state

President vetoes bill with Asian carp barrier funding

Washington — ‘Too much pork,’ president says; override promised. A federal bill to improve the nation’s waterways infrastructure took a hit last week when President Bush vetoed the measure, the House version of which is sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn. The Water Resources Development Act includes authorization of funding to study and develop

Elbow Lake man killed during ’07 deer opener

Camp Ripley, Minn. — A 60-year-old Elbow Lake man died of a gunshot wound on Minnesota’s Nov. 3 deer-hunting opener this year. According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, Craig Rupp, who was a Grant County commissioner, was hunting southeast of this western Minnesota town on the Saturday firearms opener at about 9:40 a.m. The

Another great handicapped hunt for deer at Muddy Run

By P.J. Reilly Southeast Correspondent Lancaster, Pa. — Darryl Yost doesn’t get around as well as he used to. Muscular dystrophy has severely reduced the 61-year-old Hatboro, Montgomery County, resident’s ability to control his legs. A retired Philadelphia police officer, Yost knows he can’t hunt deer the way he did in his youth. “I just

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