Black bears back in Ohio

Black bears back in Ohio

Are black bears making a come back in Ohio? Did you know that approximately 70 or so different black bears are reported annually in the Buckeye State ...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Final wild turkey numbers are in

Final wild turkey numbers are in

The final numbers are in, Ohio hunters checked a total of 21,015 wild turkeys during the combined 2017 spring wild turkey south zone hunting season; n...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Wild turkey season underway

Wild turkey season underway

Ohio hunters checked 10,280 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season, April 24-30.New for the 2017 season, the state has b...

May 8th, 2017 |  


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. |  


Letter to the editor: Choose to become an organ donor

Letter to the editor: Choose to become an organ donor

Become an organ donor The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in April 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Indiana, rallie...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 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 |