Ohio Hunting News

Ohio DNR Confirms Increased Bobcat Sightings
Increased evidence of bobcats living in Ohio's southeastern counties continues with the confirmation of 92 sightings by state wildlife officials during 2009, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Public Meetings on Wildlife Issues
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife invites the public to its annual Open Houses on Saturday, March 6, 2010, from 12:00 noon until 3 p.m.
Ohio Adds Attractors for Fish
Northeast Ohio has some of the best places to fish in the state. But, more often than not, finding fish on some of the larger lakes can be difficult due to the lack of structure.
New Non-Typical Record Deer for Ohio
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife announced that another record setting deer has been harvested in southwestern Ohio. On Saturday, January 30, 2010, the 18-point nontypical (nonsymmetrical antlered) deer taken by Brian Stephens on November 30, 2009 with a muzzleloader in Highland County was officially scored.
5 Ohio Poachers Served For 46 Violations
Five Ohio residents were served a total of 46 summonses for wildlife crimes following a two month investigation into an alleged local poaching ring.
Ohio Deer Hunters Having Successful Year
Hunters took 24,078 deer during Ohio's four-day muzzleloader season, January 9-12, with Tuscarawas County again leading the state with 1,345 deer checked.
Ohio Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens Jan 9th
Ohio's popular muzzleloader deer season is set to open statewide January 9-12 according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Ohio Youth Muzzleloader Season Applications Due Dec 4th
A lottery card drawing will be held for a youth muzzleloader deer hunt during the statewide muzzleloader deer season January 9, 10, 11 and 12, 2010.
Ohio DNR Call Center Extends Hours
Individuals seeking information about the upcoming youth gun and white-tailed deer hunting seasons, or to report violations of state wildlife laws, can take advantage of extended call center hours from November 21 to December 6.