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Hunting in Tuscarawas County

Tuscarawas County has the proud honor of being one of the most sought out locations in the state of Ohio and region for white-tailed deer and wild turkey hunting. Hunters here checked 1,999 deer in 2015 and 2,074 in 2014! Whether hunting with bow, gun, or muzzleloader, you’ll find our area to be a relaxing getaway for you to enjoy your favorite sport.

2015 – 2016 Seasons and Dates

White-tailed Deer Hunting

  • Archery: Sept. 26, 2015 – Feb. 7, 2016
  • Youth Gun: Nov. 21, 2015 – Nov. 22, 2015
  • Gun: Nov. 30, 2015 – Dec. 6, 2015 and Dec. 28, 2015 – Dec. 29, 2015
  • Muzzleloader: Jan. 9, 2016 – Jan. 12, 2016

Wild Turkey Hunting

  • Fall Turkey (Specific Counties): Oct. 10, 2015 – Nov. 29, 2015
  • Youth Spring Turkey: April 16, 2016 – April 17, 2016
  • Spring Turkey: April 18, 2016 – May 15, 2016

Small Game Hunting

  • Squirrel (Red, Gray, Black & Fox): Sept. 1, 2015 – Jan. 21, 2016
  • Mourning Dove: Sept. 1, 2015 – TBD
  • Ruffed Grouse: Oct. 10, 2015 – Jan. 31, 2016
  • Cottontail Rabbit: Nov. 6, 2015 – Feb. 29, 2016
  • Ring-necked Pheasant: Nov. 6, 2015 – Jan. 10, 2016
  • Chukar: Nov. 6, 2015 – Jan. 10, 2016
  • Bobtail Quail (Specific Counties): Nov. 6, 2015 – Nov. 29, 2015
  • Fox (Red & Gray), Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, and Weasel: Nov. 10, 2015 – Jan. 31, 2016
  • Crow (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Only): June 5, 2015 – March 5, 2016 and June 3, 2016 – March 4, 2017
  • Coyote: No closed season
  • Feral Swine (Wild Boar): No closed season
  • Groundhog: Closed during deer gun season only
  • Youth Small Game: Oct. 24, 2015 – Oct. 25, 2015 and Oct. 31, 2015 – Nov. 1, 2015

Local Hunting License Vendors & Game Check Locations

Ohio Division of Wildlife Hunting Information

Special Tuscarawas County Lodging Packages for Hunters

 

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Private Land Hunting Experiences

Buck’Eye Outfitters of Ohio, LLC
12658 Blizzard Ridge Road SE
Tippecanoe, Ohio 44699
Phone: (330) 260-7742
E-Mail: hunt@buckeyeoutfittersofohio.com
Web: www.buckeyeoutfittersofohio.com

Ohio Rut-N-Strut Outfitters
15079 Stocker Ridge Road
Newcomerstown, Ohio 43834
Phone: (330) 795-0785 or (330) 795-3183
E-Mail: ohiorutnstrut@hughest.net
Web: www.ohiorutnstrut.com

Secluded Lake Lodge
Phone: (520) 456-0296 (Mountain Standard Time Zone)
E-Mail: littlebird@theriver.com
Web: www.secludedlakelodge.com