Navigating Cowan Lake


ODNR wildlife officers come in many shapes.

ODNR wildlife officers come in many shapes.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Ohio Department of Natural Resources wildlife officers were at the event.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

The Paddle Sports Team.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

A Red-Tailed Hawk handled by ODNR Naturalist Shawn Conner.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Jason Smith caught the Catching Fire Outdoors largest fish award.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

The Clinton County Fire Safety House was a popular and educational attraction.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Action with paddle sports.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Looking cool in a kayak.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

ODNR Naturalists Many Wolski and Erin Shaw help a youngster navigate Cowan Lake on Saturday as part of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s annual Jakes Day kids’ event at the Youth Fishing Pond Area at Cowan Lake State Park. For more photos of the WNTF Jakes event, visit wnewsj.com.


Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Jakes Day Event was held on Saturday at the Youth Fishing Pond Area at Cowan Lake State Park.

Governor Mike DeWine, ODNR Director Mary Mertz and other ODNR officials attended the event after they were finished fishing in recognition of the fishing and other activities available at Ohio’s inland lakes.

ODNR wildlife officers come in many shapes.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_ODNR-Wildlife-Officer.jpgODNR wildlife officers come in many shapes. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Ohio Department of Natural Resources wildlife officers were at the event.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_ONDR-Wildlife-Officiers.jpgOhio Department of Natural Resources wildlife officers were at the event. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

The Paddle Sports Team.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_Paddle-Sports-Team-Lane-Johnson-Rob-EvansCordell-Price-Carolyn-KeenanEd-Mandy-Wolski-Erin-Shaw-.jpgThe Paddle Sports Team. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

A Red-Tailed Hawk handled by ODNR Naturalist Shawn Conner.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_Red-Tailed-Hawk-handled-by-DNR-Naturalist-Shawn-Conner.jpgA Red-Tailed Hawk handled by ODNR Naturalist Shawn Conner. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Jason Smith caught the Catching Fire Outdoors largest fish award.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_Catching-Fire-Outdoor-s-Jason-Smith-with-Largest-Fish-Winner.jpgJason Smith caught the Catching Fire Outdoors largest fish award. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

The Clinton County Fire Safety House was a popular and educational attraction.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_Clinton-County-Fire-Safety-House.jpgThe Clinton County Fire Safety House was a popular and educational attraction. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Action with paddle sports.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_Handicapped-Paddle-Sports-Dock-2.jpgAction with paddle sports. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

Looking cool in a kayak.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_Kayak-Girl.jpgLooking cool in a kayak. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall

ODNR Naturalists Many Wolski and Erin Shaw help a youngster navigate Cowan Lake on Saturday as part of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s annual Jakes Day kids’ event at the Youth Fishing Pond Area at Cowan Lake State Park. For more photos of the WNTF Jakes event, visit wnewsj.com.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/06/web1_ODNR-Naturalists-Mandy-Wolski-Erin-Shaw.jpgODNR Naturalists Many Wolski and Erin Shaw help a youngster navigate Cowan Lake on Saturday as part of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s annual Jakes Day kids’ event at the Youth Fishing Pond Area at Cowan Lake State Park. For more photos of the WNTF Jakes event, visit wnewsj.com. Courtesy photos | Wade Hall