Sunday, March 26th, 2023
Sunday, March 26th, 2023

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Tom Carpenter

Turkey timing: Early seasons are filled with challenges, opportunities

At the hunting season’s start, wild turkeys are doing about the same thing no matter the weather in Minnesota: roosting, surviving, eating, breeding. Photoperiod (daylight length) drives the mating urge in male birds, and photoperiod doesn’t change. I’ve shot turkeys during storms that piled more snow on top of the 18 inches already on the ground.
If you plan on hunting seasons A or B in April, here are a few strategies for approaching the hunt, and tips to employ.

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