Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Current Time 11:39:40pm
Friday, 23 May 2014 10:55

Ohio hunters bagged 16,000+ wild turkeys during season

Written by 

Guernsey County hunters checked more than 460 birds this year

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Hunters checked more than 16,500 wild turkeys during Ohio's four-week wild turkey season.

Ashtabula County led the state with 615 checked birds. Tuscarawas County ranked second with 493, and Coshocton County came in third with 484. Hunters in Guernsey County bagged 466 birds. There were 444 birds checked in Belmont County, with 292 in Noble County.

The spring hunting season ran from April 21 through May 18.

This year's totals were down significantly from 2013, when hunters bagged more than 18,000 wild turkeys.

Ohio's first modern day wild turkey season opened in 1966 in nine counties. Statewide turkey hunting began in 2000.

For more information about wild turkey hunting, visit www.wildohio.gov.

AVC News

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Twitter Feeds
  • Facebook Links
  • Free Text Alerts

Follow us on Twitter!

AVC News - Daily Local Headlines and Alerts

AVC Sports - Local HS Sports Scores

Get Text Message Local News Alerts and Local HS Sports  Scores on Your Cell Phone!

YourRadioPlace.com will alert you to the latest breaking LOCAL news, weather school closings and local HS sports scores for all the games we broadcast via Text Messages to your cell phone or PDA! Sign up now for this FREE service! (Message and Data Rates May Apply - See details under read more link)

AVC Local News Alerts:   Text keyword: AVCNEWS to 41411
Local HS Sports Scores:  Text keyword: AVCSPORTS to 41411

Message and data rates may apply. To Opt-out text STOP to 41411. For more information text HELP to 41411.

Popular Articles...