Every year I spend days poring over tax maps, driving around, knocking on doors, asking permission to hunt. At about 98 percent of the places I go, I walk away saying “Thanks anyway.” There’s got to be an easier way. And Ohio may have it–basically an online match service for hunters and landowners.
_[T]he Ohio Farm Bureau and the Division of Wildlife are trying to bring them together on private land.
A pilot program . . . will work with farmers and other landowners to develop a Web-based hunter access program. Landowners could review a database of sportsmen and select hunters they would allow to hunt deer on their property.
What do you think? Good idea?