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Hunting in Ohio: 3 Things For Landowners to Know About Hunting on Private Property

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Owners of private land in Ohio should also be aware of hunting regulations on private property.  Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind.   

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1. Permission Form
This is, perhaps, the most significant detail that landowners (and hunters) must be aware of. Landowners should always be aware that no hunting is permitted on their without their written consent.

The permission form is available through a number of sources, namely the Ohio Division of Wildlife district offices, some licensing agents, and on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.

2. Conditions for Permission
Once hunters obtain the appropriate permission form from landowners, it is always advisable for both parties to know their legal boundaries.

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Hunters should also know they are required by the law to "visibly wear either a vest, coat, jacket, or coveralls that are solid hunter orange or hunter orange camouflage,” according to the Department of Natural Resources.

3. Hunting Without Written Permission
The penalty for hunting on private property without the permission of the owner results in 60 days in jail for a first offense and a $500 fine. The maximum penalty for a second offense is 90 days in jail and a $750 fine.

This article is for information only. Please check current regulations before hunting.

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