The Ohio State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation

The Ohio State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is devoted to the conservation and improvement of Wild Turkey and all wildlife habitat in the great State of Ohio.

In this site you will find information about the Ohio State Chapter and the many local chapters through out the state.  For information about the National Chapter go to

Board News


State board elections will be held February 1, 2020 through February 14, 2020.  Elections to the Ohio State Board of the NWTF are important to the NWTF and the state of Ohio.  The State Board works with the ODNR, National Forest Service, other government entities, and many other wildlife conservation groups to insure that the money raised by the NWTF in Ohio is used to help Ohio's wildlife and Ohio's hunters.  The men and women who volunteer to be on the board are very dedicated to the NWTF and to all NWTF members in the state.  Please take the time to select the candidates that you feel would best represent you.

The voting is done on line at There is a link on the home page to the voting system. On the voting page you will see a box to enter your NWTF membership number. This can be found on your membership card or on your recent copy of Turkey Country magazine. If using the number from the magazine remove the leading 0. Once you have entered the number click validate membership. This will validate the membership and populate the candidate information. Vote for 3 of the candidates and submit your vote.

Click here to go to the voting page

Important Dates

Feb 12-15 The National Convention in Nashville, TN.  Stop by the Ohio State Chapter Hospitality Suite for a snack and refreshments.
April 18-19 Youth Turkey Season State Wide
April 20 - May 17 Spring Turkey Season South Zone
May 4  - May 31 Spring Turkey Season North Zone
June 7-12 Department Of Forestry Youth Camp
June 19-21 Ohio State Jakes Day at Mohican Sate Forest
Sept 25 - 27 Ohio State Women In the Outdoors at Skyview Ranch in Millersburg, OH

Seed Subsidy Program

There will be a seed subsidy for NWTF members again this year. The ordering will now be through the NWTF website.  There is a good selection of food plot mixes to enhance your habitat.  You will be able to begin ordering on February 1, 2019,