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…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 19, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  While on patrol in Franklin County, state wildlife officer Matt Teders, assigned to Madison County, and state wildlife officer Brad Kiger, assigned to Franklin County, were checking anglers along the Scioto River. The officers observed two subjects fishing up and down the stream bank and contacted them. Both subjects had valid…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – July 19, 2019

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – The catfish bite continues to go strong. Anglers are utilizing cut shad to catch channels upward of 20 inches. Fish the bait deep for better results. Also, some saugeyes and crappies are being caught by those fishermen trolling crawler harnesses. Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Anglers are doing quite well…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – July 19, 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. 24: Shawnee Territory WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Greene County Fairgrounds, Xenia. For more info call Tim Chenoweth, 937-623-5539. Sept. 7:…