January 12th, 2010, 05:04 PM
Best time to hunt in Ohio?
I went to Ohio a couple years ago the last week of October and it seemed the rut had begun since the buck I shot was rank and came to the can. I want to go again in 2010 and was wondering if someone from Ohio, or who hunts Ohio, could tell me which weeks I should be shooting for?
January 12th, 2010, 05:13 PM
i would try to make it the first 3 weeks in nov so you could hit the rut
January 12th, 2010, 05:22 PM
January 12th, 2010, 05:24 PM
first -third week in novermber
January 12th, 2010, 05:25 PM
i'll let you in the woods right after i get mine .......about the first two weeks in nov.
if you want to call and rattle ...last two weeks in oct.
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January 12th, 2010, 05:27 PM
i saw all my rut activity this year the last two weeks of October, nothing happening in november for me.
Originally Posted by WEEGEE
January 12th, 2010, 05:29 PM
I've never been one to try to pin-point the rut. If I were planning a vacation I would focus on the last week of October-first two weeks of Novemeber. If I had to narrow it down to specific dates, I couldn't agree more with the dates stated above. Nov.12-17th is when I've killed my biggest bucks.
Originally Posted by boonerman
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January 12th, 2010, 05:35 PM
Last week in January has always been my best hunts, late season corn piles blows rut hunting out the water
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January 12th, 2010, 05:39 PM
I don't like loose antlers
Have you ever have any fall off while dragging them?
Originally Posted by medicsnoke
January 12th, 2010, 05:43 PM
Anytime you can hunt Ohio it's good, but last week of October all the way through the third week in November are good for bow hunting. January is also good, but...it's cold usually and I hate wearing too much stuff when I bow hunt. I took my muzzleloader with me Saturday for that reason and scored another nice doe. I killed my buck after grunt and can calls on November the 12th this year, but each of the last three years, it's been November 1 or 2.
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January 12th, 2010, 05:48 PM
late october is my favorite, then sometimes early november. If its warm then late october.
January 12th, 2010, 06:34 PM
Oct. 26th thrpugh Thanksgiving. The first 3 weeks of Nov. if you want to see rutting action. But I'd agree with Medicsnoke, Late January can be awesome over corn piles, especially if it's cold and snow on the ground.
January 12th, 2010, 07:28 PM
There is really no good time to hunt in ohio anymore. Maybe you should try georgia.
January 12th, 2010, 11:38 PM
Thanks for all the info. I may try and go the second week of November.
January 13th, 2010, 04:37 AM
always go around the 5th - 23rd . in 2010 I am going in Oct 28th - Nov13
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