Ohio Hunting News

Ohio DNR Opens 23 State Preserve Areas to Hunting
An increasing deer population, resulting in negative impacts to native plant communities, has led the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves to coordinate special archery deer hunts at 23 state nature preserves across the state.
Ohio Turkey Hunters Top 18,500 for Second Year
Hunters checked 18,936 wild turkeys during Ohio's four-week, statewide spring turkey-hunting season that ended May 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Free Fishing Days May 2-3
Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of "Free Fishing Days" on May 2 and 3 and experience the great fishing Ohio has to offer.
Ohio DNR Explores Ways to Improve Hunter Access
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has teamed up with the Ohio Farm Bureau to consider a pilot program that will help manage local deer herds and expand hunter access.
South Carolina DNR Cracks Case Involving Illegally Imported Deer
A three year investigation by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service involving the illegal importation of white-tailed deer into South Carolina has lead to the indictment of individuals in multiple states.
Ohio DNR Wants Motorized Trail Planning
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Office of Trails invites Ohioans to a series of public meetings around the state to provide input for motorized trail planning activities.
Ohio Archery in Schools Tournament March 6th
The third annual Ohio National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) State Tournament will be held on Friday, March 6 at the Ohio Expo Center's Lausche Building.
Ohio May Be Changing Hunting and Trapping Regulations
Ohio sportsmen may notice a few changes in next year's hunting and trapping regulations, based on proposals presented January 7 to the Ohio Wildlife Council by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
New York DEC Begins Final Year of Turkey Study
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced that DEC is preparing for the final field season of a large-scale wild turkey research project and is implementing a statewide winter flock survey.
Ohio Hunters Took Advantage of Extended Deer Season
Hunters killed 16,382 deer on December 20-21, during the weekend of gun hunting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.