If the fees for non-resident deer tags increased from $24 to $500 would you still hunt in Ohio?
Despite this poll's insignificance as far as actual change, I can't see any non-resident who hunts Ohio voting "yes, raise my costs and associated fees please!" even if they do feel they'd accept a hike.If the fees for non-resident deer tags increased from $24 to $500 would you still hunt in Ohio?
Nice post. I couldn't have said it better.We Buckeyes continue to welcome all NR hunters, and the fees are probably a good bargain right now. $125 for the license and $24 for deer tags. However, I do think Ohio should charge non residents exactly what their home state charges us to hunt. What could be more fair? I personally have spent a small fortune in Colorado! And in Ohio, unlike many other states, license monies go into wildlife enhancement, not into the state's general fund. So you feel like the money is helping to improve the sport and not being wasted in some unmarked slush fund in Columbus.
No, the only people who would support a raise in the NR fee's are the residents of Ohio that are concerned about the current status of our deer herd. I welcome non-residents to Ohio. However, since Ohio has become one of the biggest buck destinations in the U.S., the constant flow of non-residents into the state needs to be recongnized and dealt with accordingly.only ppl that would want a 500 dollar tag fee would be ppl from ohio to stop out of state ppl from comming. If big deer mean more then ppl out of state comming to spend there money in your gas stations, grocery stores etc...
I don't hunt PA and likely never will. Your McDonalds and BP are still there.no i wouldnt.....
but when the 150 motels, 2000 gas stations, and 300 little dinners go out of business or take a huge hit during the hunting season...
you can only blame yourselves.
I think its funny....of all the states that offer out-of-state hunters at a reasonable price...Ohio seems to think their deer are worth more?? i just dont get it.
all you guys in Ohio that come to PA for bears, pheasant, grouse, and turkey are all going to pay an extra $250 Ohio resident fee.
or how about when Ohio resident drive to Maine for a bear hunt....should those prices be raised because they have more and bigger bears then your state??