A hearing in Dane County Circuit Court on DNR rules that would allow the hunting of wolves with dogs has been postponed until early January. The hearing had been set for Thursday, Dec. 20. Dane County Judge Peter C. Anderson had been expected to issue an oral ruling that day following final arguments by the …
December 20, 2012
Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 12, 2013: Pinecrest Hunting Club Banquet, 5 p.m., New Russia Twp Hall, Oberlin. For more info call John Emerich, 440-667-4550. Jan. 18, 2013: Fulton County Sportsmen Banquet, 5-2 a.m. For info call Greg Ruger, 419-583-7662. Jan. 26, 2013: Caesar Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ancil Dodge Auction House. For more info call Kevin Woods, 937-239-3074. Jan.
Clermont County Anglers have caught a few saugers and hybrids below Meldahl dam, but the bite is reported slow. Successful catches have been made using spoons or jigs tipped with minnows. Tails haven’t been as productive.
• The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie is six fish per angler with a minimum size limit of 15 inches. • The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie. • The trout and salmon daily bag limit is
Acton Lake (Preble County) Good crappie action is being reported. Size range from 14-16 inches and minnows are the bait of choice. Try about 15 feet deep and slow retrieve from bottom. Paint Creek Lake (Highland County) South zone duck hunters are focusing their attention on the south end of the lake. Rain predicted for
Clendening Lake (Harrison County) Just like it does at this time every year during drawdown, saugeye fishing pressure is picking up on the bridges of this 1,800-acre Harrison County lake. Fish are being caught here and there, better on some days than others, by anglers jigging blade baits, particularly Vib-Es in any pattern. Pitstop/Star Fire
Pleasant Hill Lake (Richland and Ashland counties) Anglers are catching saugeyes below the spillway by casting jigs into the current. Best colors in tails has been white, yellow, or chartreuse. After dark, try casting Husky Jerks or Smithwicks from the rocks. Division of Wildlife, District 3, 330-644-2293 Berlin Reservoir (Portage, Mahoning, and Stark counties) Anglers
Sandusky River (Sandusky, Seneca counties) Anglers can catch crappies, white bass, smallmouth bass and maybe a few walleyes above the Ballville dam during the winter months. Throw in-line spinnerbaits for smallmouths on the stretch of the river that runs through Tiffin. Division of Wildlife, www.wildohio.com Findlay Reservoirs No. 1 and No. 2 (Hancock County) As
Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, and Perry counties) Lake levels are at normal winter pool. Anglers might try any of the creeks running into the lake, particularly the south fork of the Licking River, for saugeyes at this time of year. Duck and goose hunters might try the west end of the lake, where larger rafts