FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2012
Preble County Deer Hunter’s Workshop October 13th
Prepare Your Trophy for the Wall and the Freezer
EATON, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife in conjunction with the Ohio State University Extension Office in Preble County are hosting a Deer Hunter Workshop on Saturday, October 13, 2012. Pre-registration is required. Sponsors for this event include Preble County Agricultural Society, OSU Extension, Preble County, Twin Valley Rod & Gun Club, Twin Creek Branch QDMA, Southwest Ohio Chapter of SCI, and Indian Trails Archery Club.
There is a $5.00 fee for the workshop includes admission, meal and door prize ticket. Participants are asked to pre-register by October 1, 2012. Please call the Ohio State University Extension Office in Preble County at 937-456-8174 to register. This event is being held at Bruner Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds, 722 South Franklin St., Eaton Ohio 45320. Doors open at noon with seminars starting at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the field dressing demo will begin at 6:30 p.m. Registered participants will also be entered into a general raffle and all registered youth under the age of 18 will receive a FREE incentive item.
Presentations will include speakers from Quality Deer Management Association, Fatal Attraction Deer Feed, Attractant & Supplement, Short-Cuts Deer Processing, the Division of Wildlife, and the OSU Extension Office. Mike Tonkovich, Wildlife Biologist with the Division of Wildlife will discuss management of Ohio’s deer herd. Wildlife issues, and laws and regulations for the upcoming season will be presented by the Division staff as well. A demonstration on field preservation of trophies for mounting, field dressing, preparing venison for the freezer and the table, and skinning and butchering will be presented after the meal.
Participants can also bring their deer mounts to be scored by Buckeye Big Buck Club during the evening. Vendors attending the event include Fatal Attraction, Wood Art
Euro-Mounts, Buckeye Big Buck Club, Bowtech,T & C Motorsports, Hoyt,PSE, Mathews, Short-Cuts Deer Processing, Ten Point and Olde English Outfitters.
For more information on about deer hunting or 2012-13 Ohio Hunting Regulations hunters can visit any location where license and permits are sold, or online at wildohio.com.
For further information contact:
Ohio State University Extension office in Preble County
Brant Fulks, ODNR Division of Wildlife