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  • Ohio hunters checked 8,867 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season in the south zone, April 22-28. Hunters can view the 2019 spring turkey season zone map and harvest regulations at wildohio.gov. Ohio’s spring wild turkey season is divided into two zones: a south zone, which is open from Monday, . . read more

  •   Lake: Grand Lake/St. Marys, St. Marys, OH Date: 04/26/19 – 04/27/19   Amateur Division Rank Name Hometown Weight Winnings 1 Yeakle, Marvin Duncan, Jeff Marion, IN Marion, IN 8.64 —– 2 Wendel, Ryan Wendel, Randy D. Maineville, OH Celina, OH 8.31 —– 3 Dugic, Dominic Lee, Jeffrey Warren, OH Newton Falls, OH 7.31 —– . . read more

  • COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife today announced that May 4-5 will be Ohio’s free fishing weekend, when Ohio residents may fish for free in any of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. It is the only weekend all year when those 16 years . . read more

  • COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife today announced that May 4-5 will be Ohio’s free fishing weekend, when Ohio residents may fish for free in any of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. It is the only weekend all year when those 16 years . . read more

  •   COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Wildlife Council approved Ohio’s 2019-2020 hunting season dates and bag limits according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. In addition, the council approved to increase the bag limit for walleye in Lake Erie and the Maumee River in March 2020. Overview of white-tailed deer hunting . . read more

  • Here is the schedule for the Grand Lake Crappie Series 2018: April 15,  April 29,  May 13,  May 20,  Sept 23,  Sept 30. Get all tournament information and more @ http://www.grandlakecrappieseries.com/

  • Bass Pro Shops announced recently the dropping of independent retail shops. Lakeside Pro Bass Shop of Indian Lake Ohio is sad to announce that as of August 2, 2017 Bass Pro Shops of Springfield Illinois will no longer wholesale to independent retail shops, which includes Lakeside Pro Bass Shop. This will affect over two thousand . . read more

  • COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2017-2018 deer season dates and bag limits, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Among the proposals were modifications to bag limits for several counties throughout the state. Overview of proposed deer hunting seasons for 2017-2018: Deer archery: Sept. 30, 2017-Feb. 4, . . read more

  • COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s hunters braved less than ideal weather conditions over the weekend and checked 9,228 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2016 two-day deer-gun hunting season, Dec. 17-18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s two-day December deer-gun season, 9,447 deer were harvested.

  • COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters checked 66,759 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2016 deer-gun hunting season, Nov. 28-Dec. 4, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, hunters checked 73,392 deer over the week-long deer-gun season. Auglaize County recorded 268 deer killed compared to 299 in 2015. Mercer County recorded 262 deer killed compared to . . read more