Ohio Hunting News

Poachers - Get Ready for Stiffer Fines in Ohio
Legislation raising the restitution value of wildlife taken illegally took effect March 3rd.
Ohio DNR Release Preliminary Deer Results
A preliminary total of 230,400 deer were brought to Ohio's deer check stations during the 2007-08 hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio 2008 Licenses Available Feb. 15th
Anglers and hunters are reminded that it's time to purchase 2008-2009 fishing and hunting licenses.
Ohio Muzzleloader Season Numbers Lower
Hunters took 21,473 deer during Ohio's four-day muzzleloader season, December 27-30, with Tuscarawas County again leading the state with 971 deer checked.
Texas Hunters and Anglers Lead the Nation
A ranking of states in categories including total number of hunters and anglers, spending by sportsmen, jobs supported, taxes generated, number of days spent hunting and fishing and the most traveled to states by hunters and anglers has been released for the first time.
Ohio Project WILD Grants Available
Ohio teachers who have successfully used Project WILD in their classrooms can now provide students additional hands-on learning about wildlife and habitat through grants available from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Deer Hunters Have Extra Chance
Ohio's popular deer-gun season will again run an additional weekend, Saturday and Sunday, December 15-16, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Deer Permit Restrictions Begin Nov 26th
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife reminds hunters that the antlerless deer permit, new for the 2007-08 hunting season, is valid only in urban hunting units or Division of Wildlife controlled hunts after November 25.
Ohio Youth Deer Season
Ohio's youth deer-gun hunting season will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Encourages Hunters to Bag a Boar
Ohio's hunters are encouraged to harvest any feral swine they encounter in the wild in order to limit the spread of this destructive species in the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.