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March 24, 2016

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – March 25th, 2016

Dillon Lake (Muskingum County) – Anglers fishing below the spillway have caught some saugeyes and crappies in recent days. When temperatures warm up a little more, anglers might well concentrate their efforts on the docks at the marina or anywhere on the lake that has woody cover. Crappies have ranged from seven to 12 inches. Wills Creek Lake

Southwest Ohio Fishing Report – March 25th, 2016e

Kiser Lake (Champaign County) – Anglers are catching bluegills up to 10 inches in length on this southern Ohio reservoir. Yellow perch and crappies are also in the mix with the slabs running up to 12-13 inches. Try waxworms or nightcrawlers under a bobber for bait. Rocky Fork Lake (Highland County) – Anglers fishing the docks at the restaurant have been catching

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – March 25th, 2016

Atwood Lake (Tuscarawas, Carroll counties) – About the only fishing going on at this northeast Ohio lake is below the spillway. Try jigging Rapalas and Smithwick Rogues for saugeyes and crappies below the dam. Also for panfish, don’t neglect using waxworms for bait. Charles Mill Lake (Richland, Ashland counties) – Anglers fishing in 10 to 15 feet of water on this lake have been picking up

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – March 25th, 2016t

Blanchard River (Hancock County) – Some early-bird anglers are fishing the Blanchard River in Findlay and are picking up a few smallmouth bass, according to reports. Anglers might try inline spinnerbaits or plastics for the best bite. A jig and minnow combination, too, wouldn’t be a bad bet. Some smallmouth up to 13 inches have been reportedly caught.

Central Ohio Fishing Report – March 25th, 2016

Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, and Perry counties) – Anglers are catching open-water saugeyes at the North Bank ramp. Successful fishermen are using jig and minnow combinations, Swedish Pimples, or blade baits. At Thornport, anglers are catching small crappies and yellow perch. Fish are shallow, with successful anglers fishing just about six inches deep. Alum Creek Reservoir (Delaware County) –  Open-water

Ohio Calendar of Events – March 25th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers March 25: Big Buckeye WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, Cambridge. For more info call Chris Fausett, 740-680-2119. March 26: West Central Ohio WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Romer’s Catering, Celina. For more info call Steve Feathers, 765-702-3209. March 26: Jackson Bowhunters WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Canters Cave, Jackson. For more info call

Ohio Cuffs & Collars – March 25th, 2016

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • After the 2015-2016 deer hunting season, state wildlife officer John Coffman, assigned to Fayette County, was investigating deer violations. He discovered that a man shot multiple bucks and checked them under the name of another person. The man had shot three bucks in the past

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