Ohio Hunting News

Ohio Deer Muzzleloader Season, Dec. 27-30
Ohio's popular muzzleloader deer season is set to open statewide December 27-30, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Deer Gun Season Extra Weekend - Dec 20-21
Ohio's popular deer-gun season will run an additional weekend, Saturday and Sunday, December 20-21, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Antlerless Permits Available Until Nov 30
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife reminds hunters that they have until Sunday, November 30 to purchase a $15 antlerless deer permit.
Ohio Archery Deer Season Opens Sept. 27th
Approximately 300,000 bowhunters, representing more than half of all Ohioans who hunt deer, are expected to participate in the statewide archery deer hunting season that opens September 27.
Ohio Special Controlled Hunts at Lake Katharine
A random drawing will be held Monday, September 29 to select participants for three special controlled deer hunts at Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve in Jackson County.
Ohio DNR Offers Special Youth Hunts
An increasing deer population, resulting in extensive damage to plant communities, has led the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Natural Areas and Preserves to coordinate special youth deer hunts at four state nature preserves.
Ohio Controlled Deer Hunt Apps Due July 31st
Hunters wanting to participate in Ohio's fall controlled deer and waterfowl hunts have until July 31 to submit permit applications for a random drawing.
Ohio Governor's Turkey Hunt a Success
Governor Ted Strickland enjoyed a day in the field on Saturday, May 10, during the first-ever Governor's Annual Turkey Hunt.
Ohio DNR Purchases 100 Acres on Little Darby Creek
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently purchased 100 acres on Little Darby Creek in Madison County.
Opportunities Expand For Hunters With Disabilities in Ohio
Disabled hunters who meet certain medical criteria will be able to apply for a permit to hunt from a motor vehicle on select state wildlife areas as a result of legislation signed into law today by Governor Ted Strickland.