Ohio Waterfowl Association

Ohio Waterfowl Association
Bootcamp 2013

2012 Summer Meeting

Ohio Waterfowl Association 2012 Summer Meeting


Sunday, August 26, 2012 10:00 AM

Gander Mountain Columbus West


5388 Westpointe Plaza Drive

Columbus, OH 43228



Note:  Gander Mountain isn't working waterfowlers' hours.  The store opens at 10:00 AM, we'll start shortly after.

Pheasants Forever Thank you

Thank You to all of our sponsors, our many station volunteers and a lot of financial support to make this the most outstanding outdoor educational youth event in the country.  In the past 11 years we have had over 6,000 kids attend our events.  On April 13, 2013, we will be hosting our next youth event at the Johnstown Community Sportsman's Club, a new location.  We fell very confident that all of our participants will be impressed with the new facilities available and the people to work with there.. Thanks Again and see you next year on April 13th!!


~ South East Pheasants Forever #701

CDC Meeting


* C.D.C. / O.W.A. meeting on Friday August 17, 2012 at 6pm  at the D.A.V. Hall 2090 North Ave Cambridge Ohio
* We will be finishing the 2 youth / handicapped hunting blinds on the following day Saturday August 18th in the same area.
I have made arrangements for lunch to be taken care of again & need to get a head count to the ASAP as to how many will be eating.
I would appreciate it if everyone who can help with this first O.W.A. project at the C.D.C. properties please contact me asap so I can give the people handling our meal a head count.
I would appreciate it if anyone who can help and has the knowledge or tools for this project please contact me asap.
2012 Winter Meeting

Ohio Waterfowl Association 2012 Winter Meeting

Saturday February 18th, 2012 at 1:00pm


The Cardinal Center

616 State Rt 61

Marengo OH, 43334

(I-71Exit 140)


The winter 2012 winter membership meeting will be held Saturday February 18, 2012 at the Cardinal Center in Marengo, Ohio.


Agenda to include:

District reports

Waterfowl Bootcamp

OWA Marsh Status Report

Upcoming Events

Event Reports


Please join your fellow members for the general membership meeting at the Cardinal Center.  All members are welcome.

2011 Season Dates

2011-12 Ohio Waterfowl season dates as recommended by the Cheif to the Wildlife Council

Dated Aug 24, 2011




Coots, Mergansers, and Ducks - Lake Erie Marsh Zone

October 15 - October 30 and from November 12 - December 25



Coots, Mergansers, and Ducks - North Zone

October 15 - October 30 and from November 19 - January 1



Coots, Mergansers, and Ducks - South Zone

October 22 - November 6 and from December 17 - January 29


The daily limit is six ducks which may not include more than:


Four mallards, of which no more than one can be female

Three wood ducks

One black duck

Two redheads

Two pintail

One mottled

Two scaup

One canvasback


Five mergansers, no more than two may be hooded.


Daily bag limit for coots will be 15


Brant and Geese - Lake Erie Canada Goose Zone

October 15 - October 30 and November 12 - January 8



Brant and Geese - North Zone

October 15 - October 30 and November 19 - January 1 and January 9 - January 22



Brant and Geese -South Zone

October 22 - November 2 and December 17 - January 29


The daily bag limit for geese and brant shall be:


Two Canada geese

One brant

Two white-fronted geese

Ten snow, blue or Ross' geese singly or in the aggregate


Youth waterfowl season is proposed to be October 1 and 2 for hunters aged 15 and younger, and accompanied by a licensed non-hunting person. 



“Inaugural Buckeye Fowl Assassin Waterfowl Flea Market Supporting the Ohio Water Fowl Association”


Where:   Hill’n Dale Club

                     3605 Poe Rd.

                     Medina OH, 44256                 


When:    October 1st, 2011


Time:       1-7 pm



Option 1- $50.00 – Steak, side, salad, beverage / 50 clays / Flea Market Table / 1 year FREE membership to OWA


Option 2 - $35.00 – steak dinner and flea market table


Option 3 - $30.00 - dinner only



Kids 12 and under are ALWAYS free / Kids upgrade to steak for $10.00


Event will include: This is a first time event to help support the OWA at Hill’n Dale Club.  There will be some of the newest gear on the market available to view and also try out, not to mention used gear! This includes and not limited to the 2 new calls from Zink Calls, the Call of Death and Naughty by Nature. Not only that, but there will be for display the new Avian X goose decoys that are made by Fred Zink and Rick Johannsen on display as well. There will be Zink Staff members on hand for any questions, tuning calls and just to talk about the upcoming season! Event will also include 50 sporting clays (option 1) which takes roughly 1 ½ hours to shoot. A steak dinner will be held after the sporting clays and will include steak, salad, side, and drink.  Flea market will continue until 7p.m.  Bring your used gear and come check out everyone else’s!


Please call or email us if there are any questions and visit us on Facebook as well!

Brandon Baker 440.541.8448 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Caleb Cole 440.670.7189       Bryan Kepic 440.240.3107

Pat Evans 440.935.4797

2011 Summer Meeting
Ohio Waterfowl Association 2011 Summer Meeting

Saturday, August 13th, 2011  11:30AM

Where: Quaker Steak and Lube
            8500 Lyra Drive
            Columbus, OH 43240
            (Polaris Area, two exits South of Cardinal Center)

The summer membership meeting of the OWA will be held 8/13/11 in Columbus, OH.

Please join your fellow members for the general membership meeting.  All are welcome to stay after the meeting for food and drink with your fellow waterfowlers.  (Note: individual checks and gratuity for large group will be added).

Come to the meeting and bring the family to Columbus. Magic Mountain Family Fun Center is adjacent to the restaurant and Polaris Fashion Place Mall is across the street.

Agenda to include:
Waterfowl Boot Camp Report
OWA Marsh Report
Blind Draw Staffing
District Reports
Pickerel Creek Blinds
ODNR Liaison  Committee
Constitutional Amendment (see below)

Special Guest Speaker:  Jacob Gray, Ohio Division of Wildlife State Waterfowl Biologist

Proposed correction and amendment to the Ohio Waterfowl Association Constitution, replace references from Secession to Succession.  Adds language for vacant offices and North/South Vice President succession.

Article 9 - Officers
Section 12 - Succession of Officers:

In the event an officer is unable to fulfill their or his term of office (through death, disability, or any other reason) or after a prescribed election an office remains vacant, the following rules of succession will apply:

A. President - Succeeded by either the Northern Ohio Vice President or the Southern Ohio Vice President as determined by the Board of Directors.

B.  The succession of all other offices will be by appointment of the Board of Directors with a 2/3 concurrence of those Directors.

C.  The appointment of a Northern Ohio Vice President or Southern Ohio Vice President can be made without consideration of the member's county of residence, in the event there are no interested members residing in the zone of the vacant office.

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