White-tailed deer hunting changes include modifications to bag limits for several counties throughout the state.
Ohio DNR Reports
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A total of $190,000 was recently awarded to 43 organizations, conservation clubs and communities from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to increase aquatic stewardship and sport fishing participation in local communities. Each year, the ODNR Division of Wildlife offers aquatic education grants to schools, parks and recreation departments, conservation groups, local governments and other nonprofit organizations…
It’s the only weekend in which anyone 16-years-old or older doesn’t need to obtain a fishing license.
Lake Erie walleye and yellow perch fisheries are managed through an interagency quota system that involves Ontario, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.
New for the 2017 season, the state has been divided into two zones for spring turkey hunting: a south zone, which opens to hunters on Monday, April 24, and a northeast zone, which opens to hunters on Monday, May 1.
Conservation stamp proceeds go toward wildlife diversity.
The state parks offering seasonal camping for 2017 are Barkcamp, Dillon, East Fork, Mosquito Lake, Paint Creek, Punderson, Pymatuning, Rocky Fork and Stonelick.
The first rainbow trout release is scheduled for Friday, March 3, at Adams Lake in Adams County, and rainbow trout releases will take place across Ohio from March 3-May 21 as long as areas are ice-free and accessible to anglers.
Among the proposals were modifications to bag limits for several counties throughout the state.
That’s down slightly from last year, when 188,329 deer were checked.
Funding of more than a quarter-of-a-million dollars to support 19 programs in 2017