Although Ohio’s approximately $7.4 million in federal aid money for sport fish-related projects may seem like big bucks, the figure is dwarfed by more than a few other states.While hardly a drop in the bucket, Ohio’s share of federal aid dollars in the form of tax receipts from sales of hunting and fishing licenses and a few other sources do…
Reynoldsburg, Ohio — Clearly, the new director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture is counting on her years as an attorney and a state legislator to help earn the accolades of the constituency she now chiefly represents: The state’s farmers. As a result, expect Dorothy Pelanda to walk the minefield of issues that may very will conflict with Gov. Mike…
Animals, fish have adapted to the conditions over time, biologists say.
If the 117-year-old dam were to fail, it would allow the invasive species nearly 1,300 additional miles of main-stem and tributary spawning grounds.
Hunters will have opportunity to make up ground this weekend.
Meanwhile, the fall turkey harvest was about average this year.
Total harvest just below same period from last year.
Hunters about 1,000 deer off of last year’s pace
Archery deer kill starting to rebound with cooler weather
Miller says Lake Erie Unit not dissolving.
ODNR convened series of meetings on the proposal.
Move comes with some criticism attached.
Will advise Trump administration on outdoor issues.
Harvest third highest on record, thanks likely in large part to a localized condition that happens only once every 17 years.
Columbus — With the ongoing cool-down of temperatures and the bountiful deluge of both rain and snow, to-date sales of fishing licenses in Ohio are experiencing a deep chill of their own. These sales are the kick-off to the state’s fishing season, too, with anglers turning hopeful gazes at the walleye run in the Maumee River, reef fishing in the…
Anglers itching to get out, but weather holding them back.
Columbus — The addition of five new recognized species and the reduction in the minimum length requirement of three other species when caught from inland waters has helped to breathe new life into the state’s Fish Ohio program. Fish Ohio was launched in 1976 with only 138 entries. This 42-year-old program recognizes anglers who catch a qualifying specimen from one…
On a recent bucket-list trip to Delaware, the author even had a red fox come trotting up the road, stopping directly opposite the car, allowing for a bunch of photographs.Any bucket list is meaningless save for the one who matters the most: The person actually compiling the list. It all comes down to what he (or she) would like to…
Painesville, Ohio — While on Feb. 2 a famous Pennsylvania groundhog was predicting six more weeks of winter, on that same day three black bears in northeast Ohio ignored the groundhog’s long-range weather forecast. The trio of bears – very likely a family unit consisting of a sow and two yearling cubs – took a stroll on Groundhog Day in…
Archery numbers, though, have shown a small decline.
Archery season, all seasons close on Feb. 4.
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.