Ohio Hunting News

Ohio Turkey Season Set to Begin
Hunters are preparing for Ohio's upcoming fall wild turkey season which runs Saturday, October 13 through Sunday, October 28.
Ohio Deer Season Opens Sept 29
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 29...
Hunters May Apply Online for Ohio's Controlled Deer Hunts
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 Wild Things Art Contest for Kids
Budding young artists age 18 and younger are encouraged to submit their drawings or paintings of animals, birds, bugs, plants or landscapes found in Ohio State Parks for the "Wild Things" Kids' Art Contest. Entries are being accepted now through June 15.
Ohio Spring Gobbler Season Opens April 23
Spring wild turkey hunting opens in all 88 Ohio counties on Monday, April 23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The season continues through Sunday, May 20.
Ohio DNR Releases Deer Harvest Numbers
Ohio deer hunters took a record 237,316 deer during the 2006-07 hunting season and for the third year in a row the harvest surpassed 200,000, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Deer Hunting Regulations
Ohio archery deer hunters may have the opportunity to take additional doe deer this fall if a proposed regulation is accepted by the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Hunting Regulations
Ohio sportsmen will see little change in next year’s hunting and trapping regulations, based on proposals presented January 3 to the Ohio Wildlife Council by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Landowners Can Apply for Conservation Easement
Landowners in 31 northeastern and southeastern Ohio counties who are seeking to protect their woodlands can now apply for participation in a federal conservation easement program that provides a one-time payment in exchange for voluntarily agreeing to permanently maintain property as a working forest.
Ohio Hunters Get Extra Weekend for Deer Firearm Season
Ohio's popular deer-gun season will run an additional weekend this year, Saturday and Sunday, December 16-17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife