Fish fry Saturday
Sandusky River Coon Hunters is planning a fish fry featuring Alaskan walleye 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the group's clubhouse, 7575 S. TR 131.
Regular and Cajun flavors are available. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children.
The Coon Hunters also are planning a fish fry and feather party beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 3.
Bag limits increased
to 3 for Canada goose
COLUMBUS - Ohio hunters are expected to have good opportunities to harvest some of the most popular species of waterfowl, based on the findings of biologists at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Goose hunters will have a bag limit of three Canada geese this year, up from two in past years.
Also, the hunting season increases from 74 days to 78 days. Possession limits after the first day are twice the daily bag limit for both ducks and geese.
The daily bag limit for ducks is six, which may not include more than four mallards (no more than one may be female), three wood ducks, one black duck, two redheads, four scaup, one canvasback, two pintails and one mottled duck.
The daily bag limit for mergansers is five, of which no more than two may be hooded mergansers.
The daily bag limit for coots is 15.
Hunters can review seasons and regulations online at www.wildohio.com.
for controlled trapping
FINDLAY - Trappers are invited to participate in drawings for controlled trapping opportunities, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.
A drawing at Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area is to take place 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17. Registration is 6-6:25 p.m. at the Killdeer Plains Check Station, 19100 CH 115, Harpster.
At Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area, a drawing is planned 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Registration is 6-6:25 p.m. at Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area Headquarters, 3451 C.R. 256, Vickery.
Participants are required to present current or previous year fur taker permit to be eligible for the drawings.
For details, click the "controlled hunting" tab at www.wildohio.com.
programs under way
COLUMBUS - Youth hunters have several opportunities this fall, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.
Hunters 17 and younger may hunt statewide for rabbit, pheasant and all other legal game in season during two designated weekends, Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 27-28.
Quail also may be taken in 16 designated open counties.
The free permit can be obtained from the Sandusky County Park District by calling (419) 334-4495.