The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


November 12, 2012

Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: Lampson Lake a new outdoor sports haven


Oh, deer!

As of Nov. 6, the deer harvest stats for Ashtabula County and some surrounding counties are as follows:

Ashtabula — Bucks taken 353, Doe’s taken 615, Button Bucks 140, 2012, Total 1108

Geauga — Bucks taken 151, Doe’s taken 380, Button Bucks taken 78, Total, 609

Lale — Bucks taken 103, Doe’s taken 197, Button Bucks taken 35, Total 335

Trumbull — Bucks taken 346, Doe’s taken 475, Button Bucks taken 157, Total 978



The Lyme Disease Support Group, LYME BITES is hosting a lecture on Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. by Dr. J. Joseph, a Lyme disease specialty physician who will be speaking on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease followed by a question and answer session. Medical personnel and support givers are encouraged to attend.

The lecture will be held at the Jefferson Health Care’s (Jefferson Geriatric) conference room located at 222 East Beech St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047. Please park in the back and enter through the Dialysis doors.

This event is free of charge and open to the public. Reservations are not required but appreciated. For more information, contact Janine Kirby at 858-2614.

Buck Fever Night

The Ashtabula County Wildlife Conservation League (ACWCL) in conjunction with Whitetails Unlimited is having their annual Buck Fever Night Banquet on Nov. 23, 2012 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds Expo building located in Jefferson. The doors will open and social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner at approximately 6:30p.m.

Single non-member tickets cost $25.

Table Captain Package, $250 includes10 Buck Fever Tickets, Entry in Table Captain-Only Gun Drawing, Free WTU Cap, Seats reserved in your name, Recognition as a special WTU guest.

Become a Sponsor. Sponsor Package; Donate $150 in cash or merchandise, and receive our WTU sponsor knife set and decal, two Buck Fever tickets, and entry into a Sponsor-Only Gun Drawing! Please call for merchandise sponsorship opportunity.

Early Bird Drawing: Purchase your Buck Fever tickets by Thursday and be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $100 in Hunter Raffle Tickets!

Raffles; $100 Hunters Raffle Package, 9 Gun Board Raffle tickets, 30 Bucket Raffle tickets, WTU Gift, WTU 1-Year Membership.

Purchase before Nov. 21 and also receive a Bonus Gun Ticket and a free $50 Hunters Raffle Book (3 gun board raffle tickets 10 bucket raffle tickets). This item must be picked up at event. Buck Fever ticket NOT included!

Life Members, you will enter your life member number upon checkout to apply your discount if applicable. Discount only applies to membership events. Deadline date for ticket purchases is Nov. 21, 2012.

For more information and tickets call, Ron Tusai 563-3384, Dennis Malloy (330) 507-9489 or WTU Headquarters @ 800-274-5471 or go online at

Support Local Conservation: 50 percent of all net proceeds will go directly back to your local area for conservation-related activities. Proceeds from this event will benefit youth programs in cooperation with Ashtabula County Conservation League.

Sunderlin is a freelance writer from Geneva. Reach him at

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