Ohio Outdoor News

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 30, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  During the 2018 deer gun season, state wildlife officer Josh Shields, assigned to Union County, received a complaint of gunshots from a property where limited hunting is allowed. Trespassing was suspected. Officer Shields patrolled the area and contacted a hunter who was on the property without permission. During the investigation, officer…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 30, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 7: Central Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Aladdin Shrine Center, Grove City. For more info call Brandon Showen, 937-725-9349. Sept. 14: Logan County Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Bellefontaine Regional Airport. For more info call Brenda Moots, 937-842-1934. Sept. 14: Logan County WTU Banquet, Bellefontaine Regional Airport. For more info call Brenda Moots, 937-842-1934. Sept. 21: Country Camo…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 16, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 In May 2018, state wildlife officer Adam Smith, assigned to Logan County, received information about subjects illegally taking numerous saugeyes with a cast net below the spillway at Indian Lake at night. In March 2019, officer Smith observed the same male subject from the previous year throwing a cast net in…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 16, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 17: Buckeye State WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Wigwam Event Center, Pickerington. For more info call Steve Esker, 614-679-4677. Aug. 24: Shawnee Territory WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Greene County Fairgrounds, Xenia. For more info call Tim Chenoweth, 937-623-5539. Sept. 7: Central Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Aladdin Shrine Center, Grove City. For more info call Brandon Showen, 937-725-9349. Sept….

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 2, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 10: Southwest Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Receptions Banquet Center, Loveland. For more info call Brandon Showen, 937-725-9349. Aug. 10: Gallia County NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Gallipolis Shrine Club, Gallipolis. For more info call Tom White, 740-379-2989. Aug. 17: Buckeye State WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Wigwam Event Center, Pickerington. For more info call Steve Esker, 614-679-4677. Aug. 24:…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 2, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 State wildlife officer Chad Grote, assigned to Marion County, and state wildlife officer Tyler Eldred, assigned to Morrow County, followed up on a potential deer violation in Knox County. While speaking with the suspect, the man admitted to killing a second antlered deer during the 2018 hunting season, and then having…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Aug. 2, 2019

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Fishermen are catching saugeyes and channel catfish in mid-level waters using crankbaits. The catfish have been of the small variety, but the saugeyes have ranged up to a respectable 17 inches. Anglers are employing a semi-fast retrieve on the baits to trigger a strike. Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Anglers…