PHEASANTS TO BE RELEASED
Four Southwest Ohio Wildlife Areas to release birds in December
XENIA, OH – Approximately 200 ring-necked pheasants will be released on four southwest Ohio public hunting areas according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
The pheasants will be released on the evening of December 7th (after shooting hours) and will be available to hunt starting Saturday December 8th. According to Wildlife Management Supervisor, Brett Beatty, “Birds will be released on Indian Creek, Fallsville, Rush Run, and Spring Valley Wildlife Areas, with each area receiving 50 birds.
Pheasant hunting season opened Friday, November 2nd, and remains open through January 6th, 2013, with a daily bag limit of two rooster (male) birds. Statewide hunting hours are sunrise to sunset.