Seneca County hunters tagged 76 wild turkeys during the first week of the spring season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resource Division of Wildlife, which is the same number as this time last year.
Statewide, hunters harvested a preliminary total of 8,898 bearded wild turkeys during the first week, compared to 7,744 during the same period last year. The season remains open through May 20.
area counties are: Crawford, 33 (40); Hancock, 12 (17); Huron, 70 (72); Sandusky, 6 (12); Wood, 11 (10); and Wyandot, 38 (42).
Top counties so far are: Ashtabula,
315; Guernsey, 276; Tuscarawas, 269; Coshocton, 266; Muskingum, 265; Belmont, 262; Meigs, 223; Knox, 221; Harrison, 220; and Adams, 213.
Hunters with the proper permits may take a limit of two bearded gobblers during the four-week season, but not more than one wild turkey per day.