The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


November 10, 2013

Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: Use results to plan your hunt


Oh, deer        

This report is for the first 39 days of the 2013 Deer Archery Season. The percentages are in relationship to the same timeframe in the 2012 archery season: 

  • Ashtabula: Antlered — 347. Up +2.36 percent. Antlerless: 722. Down, -5.99 percent.
  • Geauga: Antlered —197. Up: +33.11percent. Anterless: 411. Down, -10.65 percent.
  • Lake: Antlered — 89. Up +11.00 percent. Anterless: 194. Down, -17.45 percent.
  • Trumbull: Antlered — 336 +Up 5.33 percent. Anterless: 654. + UP 11.99 percent.
  • Statewide Archery — Antlered: 14,086. Down –14.04 percent. Anterless: 24,854. Down, -12.53 percent.


The Ashtabula County Wildlife Conservation League (ACWCL) in conjunction with Whitetails Unlimited will be hosting their annual “Buck Fever Night” on November 29, 2013 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds Expo Building in Jefferson.

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

Single non-membership Ttcket cost $25 and include dinner. Purchase your Buck Fever tickets by Nov. 15 and be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $100 book of gun-raffle tickets!

Table Captain Package includes 10 buck-fever tickets, entry in table captain-only gun drawing, free WTU cap, Seats reserved in your name and Recognition as a special WTU guest.

Raffles, $100 hunters raffle package, 9 gun-board raffle tickets, 30 bucket raffle tickets, WTU gift, WTU 1-year membership.

Purchase a $100 raffle package before Nov. 25 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 is picked up at event, buck fever ticket NOT included.

Become a sponsor, donate $150 in cash or merchandise, and receive our WTU sponsor Browning knife with case and decal, two buck-fever tickets, and entry into a sponsor-only gun drawing! Please call for merchandise sponsorship opportunity.

Membership, purchase a 1-year associate membership for $25, not necessary to purchase to attend event, and is included with $100 hunters package.

For more information and to purchase tickets, call Dale Sunderlin at 466-2223, Tim Starkey at 992-2195 or WTU headquarters, Denny Malloy at (330) 507-9489.

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