FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 23, 2011
Pickerel Creek Will Hold Youth Muzzleloader Deer Hunts
Post card applications must be postmarked by December 8
FINDLAY, OH – A lottery card drawing will be held for youth muzzleloader deer hunts on January 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2012 in portions of the State Wildlife Refuge on the Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife.
Interested youth hunters, ages 17 and younger, may apply by mailing a 4 x 6 inch post card to the Wildlife District Two Office; 952 Lima Avenue; Findlay, OH 45840. Print the name, address, and phone number of the applicant on the card with the words “Pickerel Creek Youth Muzzleloader Deer Hunt” at the top. Postcards must be postmarked by December 8, 2011. Eight permits will be issued per day. The drawing will be on the December 19 with permits to be mailed out on the December 20 to successful applicants.
The Division of Wildlife conducts controlled hunts on professionally managed areas throughout the state for youth. These hunts provide a unique opportunity for young hunters to learn from their mentors.
If you would like more information about these hunts go to the Division of Wildlife’s webpage at wildohio.com and look for the controlled hunt tab.
The ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR Web site at www.ohiodnr.com.
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For more information, contact:
Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area
419. 547. 6007
Bob Ford, ODNR Division Wildlife, District Two
419. 429. 8361