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Ohio Calendar of Events – July 3rd, 2015

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 1: Hardin County NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kenton Eagles Lodge. For more info call Tim Lotz, 567-674-2734. Aug. 14: Tri-State Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Meadows, Addyston. For more info call Mike Stenger, 513-379-8407. Aug. 29: Southwest WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Butler County Fairgrounds, Hamilton. For more info call Don Distler, 513-403-7471. Sept. 12: Logan County

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – July 3rd, 2015

Salt Fork Lake (Guernsey County) — Anglers are catching saugeyes and crappies, primarily in the morning hours, on jig and minnow combinations or nightcrawlers. Fish early mornings or evenings to stay out of the heat. Piedmont Lake (Belmont County) – Search out weed edges for the best smallmouth and largemouth bite here, anglers recommend. Anglers are using small crankbaits and topwater baits to entice

Southwest Ohio Fishing Report – July 3rd, 2015

Grand Lake St. Marys (Mercer, Auglaize counties) — Successful anglers are catching bluegills and crappies with some regularity. The popular setup has been the tried and true jig and minnow or just a minnow on a hook. Also try waxworms under a bobber. Most of the crappies have been running larger, in the 9.5- to 11-inch range. Bluegills are similarly large for

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – July 3rd, 2015

Wingfoot Lake (Portage County) – Anglers fishing this reservoir are having success catching panfish. Bluegills are being caught in areas of the lake containing blowdowns. Fish minnows under a bobber for the best bite. Some crappies and yellow perch are also being caught in about 10 feet of water, fishing halfway down the water column. Waxworms have been a productive bait

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – July 3rd, 2015

Findlay Reservoir No. 2 (Hancock County) — Anglers fishing for perch and walleyes haven’t done much good recently, but a few surprise channel catfish are showing up in the creel. Catfish are biting on the same baits that one would use to catch walleyes and perch – jig tipped with a minnow or straight minnow on

Central Ohio Fishing Report – July 3rd, 2015

Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Anglers are hitting the spillway after recent storms to catch saugeyes and crappies. Try crankbaits in various sizes for the best bite. Some muskies are also being caught on the main lake. Target areas with woody cover. Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, and Perry counties) –  Anglers are trolling Flicker Shads and stick baits on the north end

Ohio Cuffs & Collars – July 3rd, 2015

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  At the end of the 2014-2015 waterfowl season, state wildlife officer Maurice Irish, assigned to Delaware County, received information that two individuals had shot more than their daily bag limit of Canada geese. The two men were hunting geese over decoys in a harvested cornfield on

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