Hunters checked 172,040 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2018-2019 deer seasons, down from 186,247 a year ago.
There are definitely times when fish demand an increase in vibration and flash. But just the opposite can be the attractor, so bring an assortment of colors.
There’s been a hot bite but when you finally hit the ice, the weather changes and the action tanks. Pay attention to tiny details, and you’ll salvage your trip by tricking a few fish into biting.
An elk or mule deer hunt in the Rocky Mountains or High Plains can take years of planning, so start now.
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Hunters checked 14,182 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, Jan. 5-8. That's up from 13,268 the previous year.
The super-popular Fish Hawk family from Crestliner has been revamped and given a shot in the arm with higher horsepower ratings for 2019. The 1750 series now can hold a 150 horsepower motor and the 1850 powers out at 200 horsepower.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
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.
Quail numbers hit hard in Ohio. And when we lost those cheerful sweet calls and the sight of coveys skedaddling along brushrows, we lost something special. It would be nice to have them back. The loss has been ours, and many of us do not even realize it.
The ODNR Division of Wildlife’s results from the 2018 survey indicate that young-of-the-year walleye catch rates were the highest recorded in the past 20 years of the central basin trawl survey.
Much of the state washed out on Dec. 15-16.
Hunters will have opportunity to make up ground this weekend.
Amid challenging weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season. Last year, hunters checked 72,814 deer over the same period.
This year's first day sees 13,614 deer harvested, compared to 22,366 last year.
Sure, fewer birds may be available, but most hunters have hung up their upland bird spurs for chasing whitetails or tackling the hard water.
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