Minnesota and Turkey

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Turkey hunting boils down to basics

Turkey hunting boils down to basics

Youth hunts a great refresher course

April 2015
Giving a hoot

Giving a hoot

Tough to replace a favorite locator call

April 2015
Brushed in for the spring gobbler season

Brushed in for the spring gobbler season

Even with wild turkey hunting it can be necessary to camouflage a blind when conditions call for it.

April 2015
First-season turkey kill third highest on record

First-season turkey kill third highest on record

The spring turkey season got off to quite a start.

April 2015
Rare white turkey makes opening day appearance

Rare white turkey makes opening day appearance

The author and his daughter were visited by a rare white wild turkey on opening day of Michigan’s spring turkey hunting season

April 2015
Old research suggests to turkey hunters that hen's head is focus of gobbler's attention

Old research suggests to turkey hunters that hen's head is focus of gobbler's attention

Little-known, novel, Penn State study of turkey mating obscured by time

April 2015
Wild turkey hunters in 5 counties asked  to help with avian influenza surveillance

Wild turkey hunters in 5 counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance

Successful wild turkey hunters in Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns counties can help determine if highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is present in Minnesota wildlife by allowing a sample to be collected from their turkeys.

April 2015
Minnesota’s spring turkey season now open; some youth licenses have wrong dates printed on them

Minnesota’s spring turkey season now open; some youth licenses have wrong dates printed on them

Despite wrong dates on some youth turkey hunting licenses, Minnesota’s spring turkey season is April 15 to May 28

April 2015
Wild turkey hunting tips: preparing for your spring hunt

Wild turkey hunting tips: preparing for your spring hunt

Pattern your shotgun now, and work ahead to avoid any unnecessary equipment or calling blunders when chasing gobblers

April 2015
Turkey time: First spring season kicks off April 15

Turkey time: First spring season kicks off April 15

Minnesota’s wild turkey season will open Wednesday, and wildlife biologists around the state feel good about where the turkey population is at the moment.

April 2015