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Ohio breed pheasants for upcoming hunting season
15,000 pheasants will be released into 28 public hunting areas

Bill Cohen

Pheasant hunting seasons is about to open in Ohio. Hunters, young and old, will be allowed to go after the wild birds…..but also some that are not so wild. Vicky Irwin is with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and here’s part of an interview she gave to Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen.

Cohen on pheasant season

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That’s Vicky Irwin of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. She notes – all hunters, including children, must have a hunting license. She says that means they first must pass a hunter-education course.

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Biggest pheasant hunt I know of is on Pelee Island in Lake Erie - a major Canadian event. And those pheasants, like these, are bred in captivity.

Posted by: Anonymous on October 9, 2012 4:10AM
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