A rare bird in most of Ohio, the Snowy Egret is common in one area of Ohio, the western Lake Erie area. The best place to find them then is at…

Wednesday morning, March 4, actually before dawn, I heard the distinctive “peent, peent...” call of the American Woodcock.

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s white-tailed deer hunters concluded the 2019-2020 hunting season by harvesting 184,465 deer, according to the Ohio Departmen…

The Carolina Wren is making a comeback in northwest Ohio. According to wildlife.ohiodnr.gov, this wren was a common resident throughout Ohio u…

SWANTON — Beginning this past February, Oak Openings Metropark put up detours on the Evergreen and Silver trails and on the horse trail.

Veteran outdoor writer Al Smith, of Defiance, and his daughter, Kristina Smith, recently were honored by the Outdoor Writers of Ohio (OWO) for…

COLUMBUS — The spring season has arrived, offering many opportunities for Ohioans to help protect young wildlife. Each year, Ohio Department o…

COLUMBUS — Ten new state wildlife officers from the 29th Wildlife Officer Pre-Service Training Academy were sworn in at a ceremony in Columbus…

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2019-2020 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits recently, acco…

Ney resident Cole Batt is shown with a beaver (right photo) he trapped in the Tiffin River. The beaver pictured weighed 50 pounds while anothe…

DUPONT — Dupont Church of the Brethren, 104 River St., Dupont, is hosting its annual Sportman’s Banquet Jan. 26 beginning at 5 p.m. The guest …

The annual Dixon Trophy Match was held on Saturday at the Defiance Area Fish and Game Association indoor range. Jason Cipolletti is shown with…