Ohio Outdoor News

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:…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 5, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  During the 2018 hunting season, state wildlife officer Jeff Tipton, assigned to Champaign County, received a phone call from a landowner who was having trouble with a man hunting rabbits on his property without permission. The landowner had confronted the man in the past, but the illegal hunter continued to return….

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – July 5, 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. 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 Cuffs & Collars – June 21, 2019

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  During the 2017 deer gun season, state wildlife officer Tyler Eldred received information that a trophy white-tailed deer had been harvested in Morrow County by a nonresident hunter prior to purchasing a hunting license and deer permit. Further investigation revealed where the deer had been harvested, and that the same individual…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – June 21, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 22: Cleveland Hailers DU Fish Fry/Game Dinner Picnic, 1 p.m., Dave & April Blaylock’s. For more info call April Blaylock, 216-749-7758. Aug. 10: Southwest Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Receptions Banquet Center, Loveland. For more info call Brandon Showen, 937-725-9349. Aug. 24: Shawnee Territory WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Greene County Fairgrounds, Xenia. For more info call Tim Chenoweth,…

Earthquake strikes below Lake Erie

An earthquake struck at 10:31 a.m. June 10, only about one-half mile off the Lake County, Ohio, shoreline and at a depth of about three miles underneath Lake Erie, a figure geologists consider as being shallow. The 4.2-magnitude event shook such nearby communities as Euclid, Wickliffe, Mentor, and Eastlake, though local police departments did not report any damage. Agencies did…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 7, 2019

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State wildlife officer Greg Wasilewski, assigned to Richland County, received a request for assistance from a Richland County sheriff’s deputy about a deer carcass that had been dropped off as litter along a public roadway. The deputy provided photographs and other evidence and a suspect was identified. Officer Wasilewski ran a check of the…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – June 7, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 22: Cleveland Hailers DU Fish Fry/Game Dinner Picnic, 1 p.m. Dave & April Blaylock’s. For more info call April Blaylock, 216-749-7758. Aug. 10: Southwest Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Receptions Banquet Center, Loveland. For more info call Brandon Showen, 937-725-9349. Sept. 7: Central Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Aladdin Shrine Center, Grove City. For more info call Brandon…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – June 7, 2019

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Anglers are finding hybrid stripers cooperative at this large, central Ohio canal lake. The best bite actually is coming for fishermen trying to catch catfish using shrimp or chicken livers fished on the bottom. Crappies and saugeyes are also active, according to reports. For a full profile of Buckeye Lake, see…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – May 24, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers June 22: Cleveland Hailers DU Fish Fry/Game Dinner Picnic, 1 p.m. Dave & April Blaylock’s. For more info call April Blaylock, 216-749-7758. Aug. 10: Southwest Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Receptions Banquet Center, Loveland. For more info call Brandon Showen, 937-725-9349. Sept. 7: Central Ohio WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Aladdin Shrine Center, Grove City. For more info call Brandon…