Guide to Hunting and Fishing in Athens County

Where to hunt?

Burr Oak State Park

Fox Lake WLA

Gifford State Forest

O’Dowd WLA

Poston Plant Lands (AEP): Permit Required

Strouds Run State Park

Trimble WLA– Now part of O’Dowd WLA

Waterloo WLA

Wayne National Forest (ATV): Permit Required

Lake Hope State Park

Zaleski State Forest

Where to shop?

Outback Jack’s Tradin’ Post

Rocky OutfittersOhio Valley Trading & Exchange Co.

Hibbett Sports

Dunham’s Sports

Rockbridge Outfitters

Wild Merchantile LTD.


Tractor Supply

Where to get licensed?

You can purchase a hunting license at Walmart, the Division of Wildlife Center, and online by clicking here.

Additional Resources:

Division of Wildlife

Ohio Valley Trading

Athens Conservency