OHIO CONTROLLED DEER, WATERFOWL HUNT APPLICATIONS DUE BY JULY 31|
COLUMBUS, OH - Hunters wanting to participate in this fall's
controlled deer and waterfowl hunts have until July 31 to submit permit
applications for a lottery drawing, according to the Ohio Department of
Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
These special hunts are held each fall on certain public areas to
provide additional hunting opportunities.
"Many hunters are finding it convenient to obtain detailed
information on each hunt and a downloadable application on the department's
web site at ohiodnr.com," said Korey Brown, controlled hunt coordinator for
the ODNR Division of Wildlife. "Applications are also available where
hunting and fishing licenses are sold, or by calling the Division of
Wildlife's toll-free information line at 1-800-WILDLIFE."
Controlled hunt applications may also be obtained from wildlife
district offices located in Akron, Athens, Columbus, Findlay and Xenia. A
non-refundable application fee of three dollars for each controlled hunt
must be included with the application.
Hunters, selected at random from submitted applications, will
receive mailed notification in September.
Special waterfowl hunts will be conducted at the Ottawa National
Wildlife Refuge (Lucas County), and on the Magee Marsh (Ottawa County),
Mosquito Creek (Trumbull County) and Mercer (Mercer County) state wildlife
Special deer hunts are slated for the Ottawa National Wildlife
Refuge (Lucas County), Ravenna Training & Logistics Site (Portage County),
Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve (Jackson County), as well as the
Mosquito Creek (Trumbull County) and Killdeer Plains (Wyandot County) state
More specific information about hunt dates and locations, including
opportunities dedicated to youths, women, and hunters confined to a
wheelchair, can be found on the application.