A complete report of the 2017 fall wild turkey season is available at wildohio. Openingday deer harvest nosedives with foul weather outdoornews. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. A wild turkey of either sex may be hunted during the fall season. The ohio wildlife council approved the 2017 2018 hunting seasons in april 2017. Additional details regarding fall wild turkey hunting can be found in the 20162017 ohio hunting and trapping regulations or at wildohio. A valid ohio hunting license and fall turkey permit are required, unless exempted. Also, the total fall turkeyhunting season kill for 20 through 2017. The youth wild turkey season will occur on saturday and sunday, april 2122, according to the ohio department of natural resources odnr. During the 2017 fall season 1,062 wild turkey were harvested, which is a 51.
Public land bowhunting2017 ohio public land longbow buckthe. April 24 may 21, 2017 spring turkey hunting south zone may 128, 2017 spring turkey hunting northeast zone 5 counties. One male turkey or turkey with visible beard youths who take a turkey during the youth season may not harvest a second bird until april 27. Ohio hunters should enjoy another productive fall turkey hunt, based. Fall wild turkey hunting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. Season dates and bag limits ohio department of natural. Ohio hunters see spike in harvest, total 22,571 turkeys outdoornews. Gobblers and hens are legal game during the fall wild turkey season. Hunters prepare for ohios 2018 spring wild turkey season news. Fall turkey hunting is only legal in some areas of ohio. Ohios turkey hunting seasons are in the spring and fall, with occasional special dates set aside for youth. Ohio valley ohio s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a sixweek season from saturday, oct.
Seventy ohio counties are open for fall turkey hunting, including three. This is because the bird taken during the youth season counts as the first bird for the first week of the regular season. For more information about hunts in your area, visit the ohio department of natural resources website. Top 5 ohio public hunting areas for deer and turkey explore public land in your state at music. Notable upticks in fall harvest are evident following summers with high reproductive indices e. Hunting any wild animal except waterfowl from 30 minutes before. Hunting, trapping, and shooting sports hunting resources by species turkey turkey harvest. Ohios hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a sixweek season from saturday, oct. Hunters checked 20,689 birds during the 2018 wild turkey south zone and northeast zone hunting seasons compared to 19,147 birds in 2017. Dan bayus arrows a giant 8 pt in the ohio rut with his bow. Turkey harvest numbers ohio department of natural resources. Fish and wildlifes process allows the proposal of waterfowl regulations to the ohio wildlife council in january.1088 761 402 535 1588 1541 1470 442 1352 810 994 683 127 291 126 912 753 106 1014 1412 1566 63 497 993 836 792 1458 350 517 997 170 117 234 1372