It’s been a little while since I’ve done a poaching story, but unfortunately my state continues to make headlines for this kind of news. I just don’t understand it! It is these types of people (poachers) that give hunting a bad name. They are a disgrace to the hunting industry, and frankly to humanity in general! Sorry if that sounds a little harsh, but it
It’s that time of year again! Proposed changes to the 2017-2018 Ohio deer season have been approved. Want to know if any of these changes will affect you? Well, here’s the rundown. The majority of the changes centers around county bag limits, so depending on where you live, it may have gotten better, or even worse. These are the counties with changes: Counties decreasing from
The 2015 Ohio deer season has definitely been a strange one. For instance, today is December 27, and I got up at 4:00 a.m. with hopes of going out and getting in my stand today. Yet, here I sit in front of my computer writing this article instead. So, why am I not out hunting? Too much snow to get out, or ice maybe? Nope,
Whitetail trafficking? Yes, that’s what I said. It is a very serious crime, and a very high dollar crime. But, in this case, it is the criminals who are paying big bucks! In fact, one of these criminals is paying the largest wildlife restitution ever ordered in U.S. history. Before looking at the crime, let’s take a look at the law surrounding this case.
Do you hunt southeast Ohio, particularly the Athens area? If you do, and you hunt public land, you might want to check out these new changes! According to the Ohio DNR, the most significant change concerns land owned by American Electric Power (AEP). While this land has been open for public hunting for over 50 years, certain areas have now been either closed to