What’s ‘Game’ for November?

Fall Hunting Season Dates and Details to Remember

Brodey Entler, Staff Reporter

With the coming of November, also brings along another fall hunting season for Ohio. The official Hunting Season HQ states on their website that “Ohio’s hunting seasons feature a variety of game, including deer, turkey, and pheasant. Youth hunt days, archery, muzzleloader and regular firearms seasons are available, as well as some continuously open seasons.” So, what is game for the upcoming November?

Ohio Deer Season:

Youth Hunting                           Nov. 20 – 22

Firearms                                     Nov. 29 – Dec. 5

Keep in mind that Ohio counties have bag limits, and several county bag limits were proposed to change for the upcoming season, so be sure to check ohiodnr.gov to see your counties limit.

Ohio Wild Turkey Season:

Fall General Season                  Oct. 9 – Nov. 28


Ohio Small Game Seasons:

Squirrel                                        Sept. 1 – Jan. 31

Cottontail Rabbit                       Nov. 5 – Feb. 28

Ring-necked Pheasant             Nov. 5 – Jan. 9

Chukar                                         Nov. 5 – Jan. 9

Bobwhite Quail                          Nov. 5 – Nov. 28

Racoon, Skunk, Opossum, Weasel & Fox                 Nov. 10 – Jan. 31

Fall turkey hunting and quail hunting is only legal is certain parts of Ohio.

For area and licensing information, visit the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife (ODNR) stated that “In response to declining wild turkey populations during the past few years, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife proposed reducing the 2022 spring wild turkey season limit from two to one bearded turkey. The proposal was made by Division of Wildlife staff to the Ohio Wildlife Council at its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 4. If approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council, all hunters will be limited to one bearded (male) wild turkey during the spring 2022 hunting season. This proposal includes the statewide spring wild turkey hunting season and the youth spring hunting season.”