Stories tagged with: deer

November 14, 2011 - 7:58pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

A Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputy was injured Monday night when his cruiser struck a deer.

According to Sheriff Matt Lutz, around 6:30 p.m. the deputy was traveling with his emergency sirens on to assist the Licking County Sheriff's Office on a call. Sheriff Lutz says while driving on State Route 146 in Nashport the deputy struck a deer.

The impact caused the cruiser's airbags to deploy, which caused burns to the deputy's face. The Sheriff says the burns are believed...

December 1, 2010 - 4:12pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Some hunters are keeping their deer as trophies.

Owner Greg Clossman of Clossman Taxidermy in Zanesville says business has been good so far this week. He offers a few suggestions to ensure that the deer remains in good condition before it is mounted.

"The sooner the better, if they're going to process it themselves, if they don't know what they're doing, call ahead, make sure they skin it right," he said.

Clossman said it takes about 8 to 12 hours of working...

November 30, 2010 - 8:10pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Experts predict that 150,00 white-tailed deer will be harvested during deer gun season.

Phillips Meat Processing of Zanesville is already having a successful second day. The plant and retail shop caters to hunters interested in processing various kinds of animals.

"Yesterday was fantastic, we had 165 I believe and that's been the best we've had in two or three years on the first day," said Owner Dale Phillips.

By noon on Tuesday, they had already processed 50 deer...

November 29, 2010 - 8:07pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

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...

November 29, 2010 - 5:52pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Thousands of hunters hit the woods of southeastern Ohio for the start of deer gun season.

Year after year hunters come back to Dillon Falls store in Zanesville to check-in their deer. Owner Kathy McCann said that it's become a tradition for many.

"This store has been here for 80 years, you have parents, grandparents, grandparents that are bringing in their grandchildren," said McCann.

The state expects hunters with guns will bag up to 125,000 white-tailed...

November 28, 2010 - 11:10pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Experts say more than five-hundred-thousand hunters will hit the woods tomorrow as gun deer season begins here in the Buckeye State.

Hunting hours begin a half hour before sunrise and end a half hour after sunset from Monday until this next Sunday and then for an additional two days December 18th and 19th. If your wondering what to expect this season, you may want to look to the sky.

"Of course a lot of it depends on the weather. If we get some more cold mornings...

November 14, 2010 - 9:58pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says a deer is to blame for an accident on Interstate 70.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. near mile marker 148. Trooper Adam McKenzie says a Jeep Liberty was traveling in the right, eastbound lane when the driver, Yang-Jing-Yi Lu of Marietta, struck a deer. He says she proceeded to swerve into the left passing lane where she was struck in the rear by a semi, driven by Richard Olsen of Brookfield, Illinois. The force of the impact pushed...

November 9, 2010 - 6:44pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

Hunting is considered a popular recreational sport in the state of Ohio, but the number of deer bagged during the first six-weeks of the state's archery season is down 8% from last year's.

Ohio bow hunters have managed to kill close to 50,000 deer, with the highest counts coming from our area. Tuscarawas County leads the pack with more than 1,800, followed by Licking, Holmes, Coshocton, and Harrison counties. The archery season will continue through February 6th.

The total number...

November 9, 2010 - 6:41pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

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.

November 6, 2010 - 9:29pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

A 31-year-old Conesville woman is treated and released after she crashed into a deer that went through her windshield.

The call came in around 6:30 p.m.

Zanesville Post State Trooper Corey Campbell says it was a single car collision along State Route 16, just east of Frazeysburg. Scanner traffic initially indicated that there was a possible head injury, but upon arrival, Trooper Campbell found Tiffany Knox has sustained minor facial injuries. She was taken to Good Samaritan...

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