Knox Lake dam to be rehabilitated

Knox Lake dam to be rehabilitated

Construction to rehabilitate the Knox Lake dam in Knox County is scheduled to begin in June, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Div...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

If you have been reading my columns for long, you probably can tell I prefer to chase bass or walleye when it comes to fishing. But if you want some k...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Local turkey numbers are down

Local turkey numbers are down

Hunters checked 2,430 birds during Ohio’s opening day of wild turkey hunting season in the south zone on Monday, April 20, according to the Ohio...

May 4th, 2020 |  



Wildlife column: Virtual meeting Thursday to discuss Ohio’s fishing, hunting regulations

Wildlife column: Virtual meeting Thursday to discuss Ohio’s fishing, hunting regulations

Because the Wildlife Council public meeting to vote on all of the proposed fishing and hunting regulations was cancelled last month, they have schedul...

April 20th, 2020 updated: April 20th, 2020. |  


It’s a good time to get fishing gear prepared

It’s a good time to get fishing gear prepared

The hunting seasons are over, the ice-fishing season was a bust, and unless you are heading to Lake Erie it is still too early to get the boat out.So ...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Some hints of warm weather in McZena

Some hints of warm weather in McZena

McZENA – Though we’re not ready yet to be picking our daffodils and crocus, the vagaries of winter weather are giving us some encouragemen...

February 26th, 2020 |  


Ohio Wildlife Council proposes deer hunting dates, bag limits

Ohio Wildlife Council proposes deer hunting dates, bag limits

Proposed white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits for the fall of 2020 were presented to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Feb. 19,...

February 24th, 2020 |  


Deer harvest shows increase from last year

Deer harvest shows increase from last year

Ohio’s white-tailed deer hunters concluded the 2019-2020 hunting season by harvesting 184,465 deer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural ...

February 7th, 2020 |  


Russ Kent column: Mother Nature, Star Trek and and chain-smoking attorneys

Russ Kent column: Mother Nature, Star Trek and and chain-smoking attorneys

Sorry folks. My bad.I didn’t realize I wielded so much power.I sometimes make readers angry. It’s part of the job. And part of my life.It ...

January 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio Wildlife Council issues proposals

Ohio Wildlife Council issues proposals

Proposed small game and migratory bird hunting seasons that begin in the fall of 2020 were presented to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 1...

January 27th, 2020 |