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Ohio - 2015-16 Season

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FallOct 10 - Nov 29Open in Adams, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Gallia, Geauga, Guernsey, Hamilton, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Portage, Richland, Ross, Scioto, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, and Williams counties.
SpringApr 18 - May 15Open statewide, except Lake La Su An Wildlife Area
Spring YouthApr 16 - Apr 17Open to hunters who have a valid youth hunting license. An unarmed, non-hunting adult must accompany the youth hunter at all times.

Additional Information

Bag LimitSeasonLimit
Fall1 either sex
Spring2 bearded turkeys
Limit 1 per day
Spring Youth2 bearded turkeys
Limit 1 per day
Hunting TimesSeasonTimes
Fall1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Apr 18 - May 1
1/2 hour before sunrise to noon
May 2 - May 15
1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Spring Youth1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Arms & AmmoTypeDetails
LongbowMin. 40lb draw weight, incl. compound & recurve bows
CrossbowMin. 75lbs draw weight
& Bolts
Min. 2 cutting edges
Min. 3/4" width
Expandable broadheads are legal
Explosive and poison arrows illegal
Shotgun10-gauge or smaller firing shot
Includes muzzleloaders