1501:31-11-04 No trespass game refuge; Mercer county.

(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to trespass at any time within a certain area in Mercer county posted as "State Game Refuge, Trespassing Unlawful" more particularly described as follows:

Located in Jefferson, Butler and Franklin townships in Mercer county beginning at a stone in the Franklin-Butler township line and in the southeast corner of the northeast quarter of said section 24, Butler township and running thence north along said township line, a distance of 429.00 feet to a stone marked "S.L.," thence along the line surveyed in 1876 by Raudabaugh and as recorded as "State Property Line" in "Plat Book 1," page 120, Mercer county recorder's office, the following sixteen courses and distances:

South 63°30' west, a distance of 181.50 feet to a point; South 11°30' west, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; South 66°00' west, a distance of 165.00 feet to a point; North 15°00' east, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; North 21°45' east, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; North 82°00' west, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; North 31°30' west, a distance of 280.50 feet to a point; North 15°30' east, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; North 38°00' west, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; North 13°30' west, a distance 115.50 feet to a point; North 25°15' east, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; North 73°45' east, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; South 85°45' east, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; South 60°45' east, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; South 88°45' east, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; North 51°15' east, a distance of 26.15 feet to a point; on the Franklin-Butler township line; thence leaving said Raudabaugh line and running north along said Franklin-Butler township line, a distance of 385.63 feet to a point on the Raudabaugh line; thence leaving said township line and running with said Raudabaugh line the following seven courses and distances:

North 55°00' west, a distance of 41.79 feet to a point; North 39°00' west, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; North 57°00' west, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; North 68°45' east, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; North 13°00' west, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; North 85°30' east, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; North 61°45' east, a distance of 31.32 feet to a point; on said township line, thence leaving said Raudabaugh line and running north with said township line a distance of 96.51 feet to a point in said Raudabaugh line, thence leaving said township line and running with said Raudabaugh line the following twenty-eight courses and distances:

North 81°45' west, a distance of 78.23 feet to a point; North 34°30' west, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; South 77°00' west, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; South 37°30' west, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; South 23°15' east, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; South 47°45' west, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; South 33°00' west, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; South 88°15' west, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; South 60°30' west, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; North 49°30' west, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; South 85°45' west, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; North 60°30' west, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; North 21°30' west, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; South 60°45' west, a distance of 165.00 feet to a point; South 52°45' west, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; South 9°30' east, a distance of 181.50 feet to a point; South 35°00' west, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; North 83°00' west, a distance of 82.50 feet to a point; South 68°30' west, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; South 7°30' east, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; South 55°30' west, a distance of 46.20 feet to a point; in the center of Johnston road, formerly state route no. 127, north 38°00' west, a distance of 313.50 feet to a point; North 82°00' east, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; North 15°30' east, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; North 41°45' west, a distance of 330.00 feet to a point; North 17°30' west, a distance of 148.50 feet to a point; North 45°30' west, a distance of 363.00 feet to a point; North 8°30' west, a distance of 158.40 feet to a point; on the line between said sections 24 and 13, said point being 759.00 feet east of the northwest corner of the northeast quarter of said section 24; thence running with Raudabaugh line across the east half of said section 13 the following twenty-five courses and distances:

North 52°15' east, a distance of 181.50 feet to a point; North 3°15' east, a distance of 231.00 feet to a point; North 42°30' east, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; South 39°00' east, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; North 74°00' east, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; South 62°00' east, a distance of 181.50 feet to a point; North 50°30' east, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; North 8°15' east, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; North 28°00' west, a distance of 66.00 feet to a point; North 60°00' east, a distance of 214.50 feet to a point; North 27°45' west, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; North 31°45' east, a distance of 181.50 feet to a point; North 0°15' east, a distance of 115.50 feet to a point; North 23°45' west, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; North 2°00' east, a distance of 297.00 feet to a point; North 29°15' west, a distance of 132.00 feet to a point; North 1°30' west, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; North 16°30' west, a distance of 148.50 feet to a point; North 21°45' west, a distance of 198.00 feet to a point; North 44°15' west, a distance of 264.00 feet to a point; North 28°15' east, a distance of 99.00 feet to a point; North 58°15' east, a distance of 280.50 feet to a point; North 2°15' west, a distance of 181.50 feet to a point; North 32°45' west, a distance of 184.50 feet to a point; South 87°15' west, a distance of 145.20 feet to a point; on the south edge of Coldwater creek, thence northeastwardly along the water's edge following the south bank of Coldwater creek to the junction with Grand Lake St. Marys, thence continuing in a northeasterly direction across open water of Grand Lake St. Marys to a stake 200 feet north of the first island, thence southeasterly across Grand Lake St. Marys to a stake on the southwest corner of Anise island, thence east following the south shore of Anise island to a point on the southeast tip, thence across Grand Lake St. Marys to the west side of It's It channel, thence southwardly on the west side of It's It channel to the junction of It's It road, thence south on the west side of It's It road to the junction of state route 703, thence westwardly on the north edge of state route 703, to the junction of the Butler and Franklin townships line, thence north to the point of beginning.

(B) All definitions set forth in rule 1501:31-1-02 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this rule.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/22/2011 and 06/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1531.06 , 1531.08
Rule Amplifies: 1531.06 , 1531.08
Prior Effective Dates: 8/31/73, 6/1/78, 6/1/79, 6/1/84, 4/17/89