Ohio – Jane Beathard

Coyotes – including big ones – creeping into towns

London, Ohio – Madison County resident Daltonn Knapp trapped a 74-pound male coyote during the last week of December. The size of the animal was remarkable – as was the fact that Knapp took it within the city limits of London. State wildlife biologist Gary Ludwig, of the ODNR’s central district office, said the average eastern coyote weighs about 35…

What do you think of deer baiting?

Jeff, my former co-worker, harvested a dandy 10-point buck in early December in Champaign County during the “second rut.” He estimated the buck to be about 4 years old.Jeff readily admitted to hauling a bushel of apples to the kill site as part of an effort to lure in whitetails. After about four hours, the apples worked on a doe…