1501:17-3-04 Hunting and fishing prohibited, exceptions.

No person shall hunt, pursue, trap, catch or attempt to hunt, pursue, trap or catch any wild animals or fish on any lands or in waters within a nature preserve or natural area under the supervision and control of the department or its designated custodian, except in designated areas, provided for in the articles of dedication, deed, legal binding agreement or in designated management hunts conducted by the division, with written permission from the chief of the division, and provided such is done in accordance with the provision of the Revised Code and wildlife orders then in effect.

The chief, with concurrence of the chief of the division of wildlife and the approval of the director, may offer drawings for special management hunts. The fee for entering drawings for these special management hunting opportunities is five dollars. The chief may determine whether part or all of the drawing entry fees are refundable.

No person shall enter a drawing for a special hunt until they exhibit a valid Ohio hunting license.

Effective: 12/15/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/29/2014 and 12/15/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1517.02
Rule Amplifies: 1517.021
Prior Effective Dates: 7/11/77, 7/25/95, 6/27/96, 10/01/07, 9/20/10