The first week of wild turkey hunting in Ohio ended with over 8,200 birds checked through Sunday, May 2.
According to a release from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Wildlife, hunters harvested 8,113 wild turkeys during the same time in 2020.
Ohio has two zones for 2021 spring wild turkey hunting: the south zone and the northeast zone.
Hunting in the south zone is open until Sunday, May 23, and the northeast zone is open until Sunday, May 30.
Hunters in Hardin County took 39 wild turkeys during the first week of 2021, compared to 49 for the first week of 2020.