Pins issuance delayed by COVID-19.
Ohio Division of Wildlife
Season still way too early to draw conclusions, though.
Proper social distancing would be tough, Division of Wildlife says.
Sales had been shut down since April 6 due to COVID-19.
Tag sales are up from last year, despite the COVID-19 crisis.
And Southwest Ohio Eagle Creek turkey drawing planned by mail; public drawing on March 28 canceled over the COVID-19 crisis.
Ammo sales up while most ranges are closed.
Plan was to add coyote to the trapping season.
Hunters in all seasons top last year’s total by more than 10,000.
Division of Wildlife proposing a trapping season for ‘yotes.
Authorities not sure how the reptile got there.
Shore-based anglers could be short-changed by increase in number of rods.
After a decades-old roller-coaster ride with the walleye population, the number caught in the U.S. waters of Lake Erie increased from nearly 417,000 in 2011 to almost 2 million in 2018.
That’s down about 350 from last year.
Hunters will have opportunity to make up ground this weekend.
Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 State wildlife officer Matt Teders, assigned to Madison County, received a report of a capsized boat on Deer Creek north of Madison Lake. Officer Teders was able to hike into the location and obtain the registration numbers of the vessel. While officer Teders was unable to locate a phone number for the vessel’s owner,…
Meanwhile, the fall turkey harvest was about average this year.
Total harvest just below same period from last year.
Archery deer kill starting to rebound with cooler weather
Move comes with some criticism attached.
Will advise Trump administration on outdoor issues.
The marshes, woodlots, meadows, and natural areas along the Lake Erie shoreline are a collecting point for hundreds of thousands of songbirds.
Beginner duck hunters encouraged to attend a free waterfowl identification workshop.
Trappers, ginseng diggers, and deer hunters should be aware.
Area previously devoid of such critters.
Muzzleloader hunt runs Jan. 6-9.