Stories tagged with: Turkeys

April 13, 2013 - 1:48pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

About 70 people participated in The Gary Finnicum Memorial Wheelin' Sportsmen Spring Turkey Hunt at Blue Rock State Forest early Saturday morning.

"It is designed for handicapped hunters and we were fortunate, we had 20 handicapped hunters that went into the field this morning along with at least two guides per each hunter. The guide is the one that's calling the bird in for them and telling the hunter when to shoot and bringing the harvest back in," said Kathy Hollman, Co-...

October 20, 2010 - 9:27am
5 years 44 weeks ago

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...

May 19, 2010 - 5:16pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

Hunters grabbed 16 percent more turkeys during the spring hunting season.

Almost 22 thousand turkeys were checked in the four-week period before the season ended this past Sunday.

Ashtabula County came in top on the leader board with more than 900 turkeys. Tuscarawas County tied in third with Harrison County, reporting around 625 turkeys, Guernsey County in fourth with about 620 turkeys, and Coshocton County came in tenth with more than 550 turkeys.

The Ohio Department of...

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