Stories tagged with: Kathy McCann

November 30, 2015 - 4:55pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

It's that time of year again when hunters take to the woods in search of the perfect whitetail deer.

Ohio's most popular gun hunting season officially began Monday and runs through Sunday. Ohio's ranked 5th in the nation for resident hunters, but deerstalkers from all across the country are expected to venture to the Buckeye state to take aim at our abundant population. As a deer hunter's paradise, Ohio's white-tailed deer population is nearly 800,000. More specifically, Muskingum...

January 18, 2015 - 8:13pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

The Dillon Falls Store held its first ever coyote hunting contest this weekend.

Fifteen hunters took to the woods in pursuit of the biggest coyote. Per the contests guidelines hunters were only allowed to use guns and bows to find their animals, and a cash prize would be awarded to the biggest coyote killed, and the most weight total.

"I weighed in one yesterday and it was 37.8lbs and that's pretty decent for a coyote. Generally you're looking for at least a 40 pounder,...

February 21, 2014 - 7:46pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

Saturday is the first day people can purchase their fishing licenses for 2014.

Fishing licenses purchased last year are still valid until March 28th. The prices remain the same as the 2013 rates and fishing limits have changed in some counties, but not in our area. Owner of Dillon Falls Store, Kathy McCann suggest that you refer to the Ohio Fishing Regulation book for exact numbers.

"The main thing everyone wants to know has anything changed with is Crappie. You can catch...

December 3, 2013 - 3:32pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Deer gun season ends on Sunday and so far, it  looks like it's going well for most hunters. Kathy McCann, the owner of the Dillon Falls Store, says her store has already checked in over 50 deer within the past two days.

"It's been surprising to me because you can do it online and you can buy your tags there but what I've noticed is more people are coming back to checking them in the old way," McCann explained. "They like getting together and actually...

December 2, 2013 - 5:56pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

The woods of Muskingum County and the rest of Ohio were filled with hunters on Monday. It was the first day of deer gun season.

Approximately 90,000 deer are expected to be killed during deer season in Ohio this year and Muskingum County is getting in on the action.

"It's the best deer hunting in the world I mean you cant beat it, I mean small town great people awesome deer hunting biggest bucks in the world around here, " said Hunter, Deric Wilson.


November 10, 2013 - 7:54pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

Hunting season is in full swing in Muskingum County and experts are sharing their knowledge.

Owner of the Dillon Falls Store, Kathy McCann says that although Thanksgiving is approaching, fall turkey hunting has been on the decline, people are opting for other prey including deer and smaller animals.

"You have pheasant, you have rabbit then the next big thing coming up will be youth gun that starts November 23rd and 24th, where the youth goes out and they can gun hunt and...

September 24, 2013 - 4:01pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Archery Season officially starts this Saturday in Ohio. But this year, the deer limit has changed. Kathy McCann, owner of the Dillon Falls Store says this year, hunters can kill one buck and just three does in Muskingum County. On October 12, the Antlerless Deer Muzzleloader Season starts.

"That is for doe only. So be sure when you go out on those two days, everyone needs to be wearing orange because there are, muzzleloaders will be used that day," said McCann....

January 7, 2013 - 4:23pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Hunters have one more day to use a muzzleloader to hunt for deer.

This is the second set of dates for muzzleloaders this season, the first being in the middle of October for five days. This is the last non archery deer hunting date till next fall. According to Kathy McCann, of Dillon Falls Store, this last season has its pros and cons.

"One thing I have noticed is a lot of people, that have come in for muzzleloader, went out for gun season are saying they are seeing more...

December 10, 2012 - 2:52pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

This weekend hunters will get another chance to bag a deer that may have eluded them during the week long gun season.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has allowed this extra weekend of hunting since 2006, in response to a request for extended weekend hunting hours. Kathy McCann from the Dillon Falls Store said a big factor in whether or not the hunters will do well is the weather, but this season's been rough.

"They just didn't see the deer until they were either...

November 27, 2012 - 4:06pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

Despite hunters being able to check their deer in on-line, locally check-in stations are seeing quite a few people walk through their doors.

At Dillon Falls Store, over 70 pictures of deer have taken over one wall of the business. That's how many deer owner Kathy McCann said they checked in on the first day. That's more than the first day last year. McCann said there's one part of the week she enjoys the most.

"Seeing the kids come in and the dad bringing them for the first...

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