Free fishing weekend coming in May

Free fishing weekend coming in May

State residents are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend on May 6-7, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ohio...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Spring turkey season to start soon

Spring turkey season to start soon

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins.New for t...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp winner announced

Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp winner announced

The photo of a green heron, submitted by wildlife enthusiast Matthew Schmalz of New Albany, was the winner in the annual Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp Ph...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Deer and Turkey Expo in Columbus this weekend

Deer and Turkey Expo in Columbus this weekend

Deer and turkey hunters have the opportunity to attend a pretty neat show this month with a chance to see the latest technology and gadgets in their s...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Rainbow trout being released this spring

Rainbow trout being released this spring

More than 100,000 rainbow trout are expected to be released this spring in 64 Ohio public lakes and ponds, creating excellent fishing opportunities fo...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last y...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

A few weeks ago, I had a friend ask me for a recommendation on what to purchase for his son’s first shotgun.It took me down memory lane when I w...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Bird and game hunting seasons proposed

Bird and game hunting seasons proposed

The 2017-2018 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 11,...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Weather doesn’t stop Ohio hunters from harvesting deer

Weather doesn’t stop Ohio hunters from harvesting deer

Ohio’s hunters braved less than ideal weather conditions over the weekend and checked 9,228 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2016 two-day d...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Tips for properly cooking venison

Tips for properly cooking venison

The deer gun season is arriving shortly and by the number of bucks I’ve seen running lately, the rut is here as well. In this week’s artic...

November 21st, 2016 |