DNR: Wild turkey populations expanding in northeastern Minnesota

Once considered limited to southeastern Minnesota’s agricultural fields and rolling bluff country, wild turkeys have expanded their range by finding areas of suitable habitat as far north as Itasca and southern St. Louis counties and in areas along the north shore. The unusual presence of a new forest game bird has prompted questions about the bird’s expanding numbers and opportunities for hunting.

Whitetails and gobblers and more, or my

The huge crowds at the 2017 Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic were probably here to see all things whitetails and turkeys. But that they were treated to that and so much more made for a memorable atmosphere and weekend.

Deer and Turkey Classic begins next week

While giving sportsmen and women the chance to celebrate the tradition of hunting, show also will give them an opportunity to learn about issues that ultimately could affect their outdoor pursuits.

Outdoor News Store

52 Issues For
Subscribe Now!

Shop our online store for products and gear: Print of the Year, Outdoor News History Book, Outdoor News Clothing and more!

Newsletter Signup

What outdoor activities interest you?

Outdoor News Blogging Team

Get Your Picture Published
in Outdoor News

Readershot2Do you have a photo you would like to see in published in Minnesota Outdoor News? Click here, fill out the form, upload your photo and watch for it in the paper.