Muzzleloader hunt runs Jan. 6-9.
Athens, Ohio — In trolling the 2017 to-date Ohio deer kill figures as of Nov. 28, the tally is ever so slightly ahead of where the comparable 2016 to-date figures were back then on Nov. 29. In each case the end-of-the-week running numbers included the first two days of their respective firearms deer hunting season. So, what we have is…
Monday was opening day of seven-day season.
Youth gun hunt scheduled for Nov. 18-19.
Agency stocks bass, sunfish, trout at park holdings.
Kirtland Hills, Ohio — If horses ever will have the run of a new high-end planned community in Lake County’s Kirtland Hills Village, then American bald eagles will continue to soar above the proposed equine-related project. In fact, the eagles are already homesteaders on a large piece of private property located within the village, edged on the north by Interstate…
Issue bubbles to surface with recent large fish kill.
Powerful storm sweeping into Ohio Valley later this week.
Several state agencies involved in deployment.
Survey firm plumbs minds of hunters, anglers.
Cites ongoing license fee debate among reasons.
Both sides make their points in debate over resident hunting, fishing fees.
Lake Erie anglers settling for goldens right now.
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Sea Grant programs at stake.
When boaters are in trouble, one U.S. agency stands at the watch.
Discharges from ocean-going ships inspected by Coast Guard.
For turkey hunting, the state is proposing adding another 11 counties to the fall season with the season bag limit still entrenched at one bird of either sex.
Ohio Division of Wildlife has had to use its “Plan B” for the agency’s steelhead fisheries program in 2015 and 2016, and might again in 2017 if Michigan’s Little Manistee strain of steelhead trout remain uncooperative.
Many historically good deer counties saw decreases in harvest.
Archery season ends on Feb. 5
Of the state’s 88 counties, only 18 recorded season-to-season declines
Athens, Ohio — Add an asterisk to the 9,228 total for Ohio’s just-concluded two-day so-named “bonus” firearms deer-hunting kill. While the final figure for the two-day hunt is almost a mirror image of that for 2015 – which was 9,447 animals – it must be remembered that the latter’s two-day hunt was held during the week on a Monday and…
Total harvest is nearly 8,000 off from a year ago
Preliminary figures point to a decline in the number of deer taken by Ohio hunters during the just-concluded seven-day firearms deer-hunting season when compared to the final tally for its 2015 counterpart.
In all probability, the opportunity to make up for Ohio’s to-date deer kill will be overrun with deep snows, holiday shopping and a general lack of interest that can be traced back to deer-hunting over-exposure.
Ohio biologists unconcerned, however