A new trend in this year’s national whitetail report.
January 31, 2019
Stats of note from the national whitetail harvest report.
Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) — Ice is forming in the coves of Alum Creek, but as of this writing on Jan. 18 no one was ice fishing. The spillway bite is still an option for saugeyes, muskies, and crappies, but a major snowstorm forecast for the region might put the brakes on
Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 2: Shelby County WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Palazzo, Botkins. For more info call Don Wilson, 937-638-2938. Feb. 7: Southwest Cuyahoga WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holy Trinity Banquet Hall, North Royalton. For more info call Tony Perillo, 440-669-3175. Feb. 9: Ohio Five Rivers WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Irish Club, Dayton. For more
Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 Just prior to the 2018 deer gun season, state wildlife officer Chad Grote, assigned to Marion County, was contacted about a social media post. The caller said that the post included a picture of a young lady posing with a dead deer and a shotgun. Officer Grote checked harvest
SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission Bedford County Game Warden Jeremy Coughenour reports that a Fishertown man was cited for multiple violations after he allowed his juvenile son to alight from a vehicle and kill an antlered deer from the road. The crime was witnessed and reported by a concerned hunter. The father pleaded guilty
Unseasonable temperatures in much of the state delayed ice-fishing as of mid- January, when cold, snowy weather moved in. Some anglers were fishing from boats as conditions allowed. Ice anglers are advised to exercise extreme caution. For ice-fishing safety tips, visit www.fishandboat.com NORTHWEST REGION Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) — As of Jan. 18, FishErie
Banquets/Fundraisers. Feb. 1: Penn’s Woods NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Italian Club Export. For more info call Jason Straley, 412-855-9774. Feb. 9: Harrisburg RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Best Western Premier, Harrisburg. For more info call Gene Odato, 717-789-9206. Feb. 9: St. Marys RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Red Fern Banquet hall. For more info call Carl McConnell,