Recreational shooters both young and old are invited to experience one of Ohio’s premier public shooting ranges.
Designation of newest Ohio water trail: ODNR offers kayak float opportunity from PIB to Gibraltar Island
Put-In-Bay, Ohio — If you ever had an interest in kayaking, especially on Lake Erie, there is a good opportunity coming up from the Ohio DNR. The ODNR invites the public to Oak Point State Park on South Bass Island to attend the designation of Ohio’s newest state water trail on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 10:30 a.m. The Lake Erie…
Goal is to provide an officer for each county.
This event was the first of its kind on an inland lake. The Ohio DNR Division of Wildlife has for years held a Fish Ohio event on Lake Erie. This year’s Governor’s Fish Ohio Day on the big lake is on July 2.
Ohio hunters checked a total of 19,088 wild turkeys during the 2019 spring wild turkey hunting season. In 2018, hunters checked a total of 22,635 wild turkeys.
If you’ve got the spring itch and you live in Ohio, you’re in luck that weekend.
Nesting season for the big raptors getting underway.
Small Ohio show is in its 42nd year.
Longtime ODNR employee becomes first woman to head agency.
Much of the state washed out on Dec. 15-16.
Morgan Kimmel, 17, of Bradford, Ohio, used a crossbow to take this buck that green-scored 206. It was the biggest buck she’s ever taken. (Photo courtesy of Rick Busse)Bradford, Ohio — For Morgan Kimmel of Darke County, the tradition of hunting runs in the family. “I probably started hunting when I was about 5 with my dad,” said Kimmel, who’s…
It’s up to our political leaders to put words into action.
Historic release of native fish will take place Oct. 6.
Oak Harbor, Ohio — For the first time in its history, Ohioans will be able to hunt whitetails at Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge. At the same time, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge in northwest Ohio will see expansion of gamebird hunting, small mammals, furbearers, migratory gamebird, and big game hunting, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which manages…
Event scheduled Sept. 25 at Spring Valley.
Columbus — It’s no big secret that the hunting and shooting sports are losing participants on a daily basis. There are myriad groups trying to do something to reverse this trend, including the National Wild Turkey Federation. The organization has hired Johana Dart to focus on recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) of hunters in Ohio. Dart works for the NWTF…
Waterfowl seasons among first to begin in the fall.
Free “range day” offered by Ohio DNR.
Columbus — There have been several drownings on Ohio waterways in the past week or so, and that is several too many. Wearing a personal flotation device might have saved at least some of the victims. Far too many people go for no good reason. And, according to published reports, the recent deaths don’t mention the use of alcohol while…
Bucyrus, Ohio — The same folks who help curb wildlife poaching crime in Ohio need your help with a fundraiser that will be held in Crawford County in July. A sporting clays fundraiser will be held July 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Elkhorn Lake Hunt Club in Bucyrus. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Ohio…
Agency coming up with a future plan for trail improvements.
Cicada hatch two years ago credited with bump.
Ohio’s free fishing weekend is May 5-6. Try out the sport before buying a license.
He’s honored for his volunteerism and work with Ducks Unlimited over the past two-and-half decades.
Division of Wildlife to train new wildlife officers.
Trappers, ginseng diggers, and deer hunters should be aware.