Stories tagged with: deer season

November 27, 2012 - 11:22am
1 year 38 weeks ago

Hunting is known as a popular pastime in our area, but it's also a boost for the local economy...

As deer season gets underway this week, hunters are flocking to southeastern Ohio where the game population is rich... Meaning an increase in sales for local businesses.

"We encourage our hunters to come here to Muskingum County, absolutely. It is a huge economic impact on Muskingum County. Our hotels, our cabins, campgrounds, etc., they do fill with hunters," said Chamber...

November 26, 2012 - 5:38pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Ohio expects around 420 thousand hunters to hit the woods this deer gun season.

The week long season began Monday a half hour before sunrise. Some hunters spent many hours in the woods while others only a short time. It took Shawn Edwards a half hour to get his 4 point buck.

"It just a thrill being out there, take the kids out, you get to be with them and be around a bunch of buddies," said hunter Shawn Edwards.

"I got a buck right off the bat early in the...

November 27, 2010 - 2:12pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

Hunters aren't the only ones getting ready for this deer gun season, which begins Monday.

A support staff of taxidermists, mounters and processors also look forward to the week long season. For Phillips Meat Processing Preparation began months ago. Now, it's down to last minute details like putting a trailer in for deer check-in. If you're looking to process your deer, Phillips has a suggestion.

"Patience. When everyone comes in its between four and seven o'clock," said...

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