Today wrapped up the end of deer gun season until the two day reopening on December 18th and 19th.
Owner Kathy McCann of Dillon Falls store in Zanesville says in the first day of deer gun season alone, 131 deer were checked-in. And as of this morning, the number of deer reached 305. But even with the successful numbers, McCann says weather conditions created some problems for hunters.
"According to the hunters, when the weather gets warm, the...
Muskingum County is welcoming hunters from all over.
With the start of deer gun season also comes tourism to Muskingum County which is widely known for its great hunting locations.
"When Fall comes we know what's next, and when hunting season and so deer season is right up with that, packages are sold for the hunters coming into the area," said Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce Kelly Ashby.
This year's deer-gun season is expected to draw about 420,000...
If your kids have their eye on grabbing a deer, they can take part in the annual youth deer-gun hunting season.
It will take place in less than two weeks, during the 20th and 21st. Kids age 17 and younger will be able to kill one deer of either sex as long as they are accompanied by a non-hunting adult. They must wear orange, have a valid Ohio hunting license, and purchase a $12 youth-deer permit.
9,300 deer were killed last year during the two-day season.
Ohio's fall wild turkey hunting season is underway, and so far, hunters have already bagged almost 300 of the birds.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources indicates the season is popular in our area. 438 turkeys were harvested last year, with totals in Coshocton, Muskingum, and Guernsey Counties topping the list. The season will last through the end of November.
Hunting hours are a half hour before sunrise through sunset, you are allowed to harvest one turkey of either sex per...
22 disabled hunters are spending the next two days out in the woods thanks to the Muskingum Valley Whitetails Unlimited.
"I wanted to be able to get in to doing something like this and give back to the people that helped me get into hunting, my brother, my father which is gone from a disease, I like to give back to what I love the most," said President Kent Papageorge.
The trails were cleared and custom made huts were...
Muskingum County is finally getting an event many local residents have been hoping for.
The first-ever Y-City Gun Fest will take place this Saturday from 1 p.m.-9 p.m.
"They've been successful in other markets near us, and we feel there's a lot of interest in hunting and outdoor activities in Muskingum County. We just thought it was natural to have it here at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds," says Zanesville Rotary Club President Rick Sabine.
Around 230,000 wild turkeys are inhabiting Ohio, just in time for the start of the Fall Wild Turkey Hunting season. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says it's a better outlook than last year's season, when more than 2,000 wild turkeys were hunted.
Hunters will be allowed to scout these birds a half hour before or after suset starting next Saturday, October 9th. The season will last through November 28th. Each hunter is only allowed to take one-turkey of either sex. You do need...
In less than two weeks, hunters will come face-to-face with Ohio's increasing deer population.
Around 300,000 bowhunters are expected to take part in the archery deer hunting season, which opens September 25th. More than 90,000 deer were killed by bowhunters last year, which was a 7% increase. Licking County was the state leader, followed by Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Guernsey counties.
The archery deer hunting season will last five months, through February 6th.
An increased nut crop across the Buckeye State could make for a promising squirrel season for hunters. It opens in less than two weeks. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says hunters will be allowed to pick up as many as six squirrels a day. It will also be an opportunity for hunters to scout the area for November's deer season. It will officially wrap up at the end of January.