Vermont’s youth turkey hunting weekend is April 28-29, and the regular spring season is May 1-31. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department points out that while spring turkey hunting-related shootings are rare (last year’s season was incident-free) precautions are needed.
If you are young and can use a turkey call to cluck, yelp, purr, or do the Kee-Kee Run, you will have a chance to show off your turkey calling skills at the 7th Annual Bart Jacob Memorial Youth Turkey Calling Contest in Pawlet, Vermont on Saturday, April 21.
The 2012 Delaware spring turkey hunting season opened Saturday, April 14, and runs through Saturday, May 12, the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a chance for beginning turkey hunters to expand their skills and learn even more about the sport. A FREE “Turkey Hunting 201” course will be offered in Limon on Saturday, April 28 from 1 p.m. until sunset.
If you want to hunt wild turkeys in Utah this spring, but you didn’t draw a limited-entry permit, no problem.
This spring is shaping up to be the perfect storm in terms of sleep deprivation, at least during the month of May when my focus is almost solely on pursuing spring gobblers. The key word here is almost. Because while I am, in fact, consumed by turkey hunting, maintaining steady employment ranks fairly high on the list as well, and…
Spring foliage is well ahead of schedule. It will be more difficult to identify or see turkeys and other hunters. Be 100 percent certain of the target before pulling the trigger.
Legislation aimed at creating more northern wild turkey habitat in Michigan and determining whether disease may be suppressing those populations
As Indiana’s spring turkey season approaches, DNR wildlife research biologist Steve Backs said hunters should plan to work a little harder this year.
New Hampshire’s 2012 youth turkey hunt will take place Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, the weekend before spring gobbler season gets underway.
The beginning of the spring wild turkey hunting season is an exciting time that more than 2.7 million turkey hunters nationwide have looked forward to for several months.
Young hunters in the Illinois youth wild turkey season harvested a preliminary record of 1,300 birds, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today.
Kansas gobblers are in full strut, and avid turkey hunters are champing at the bit to get into the woods on opening day of the general spring turkey season, which opens April 11 and runs through May 31.
Spring turkey hunters can harvest up to 2 gobblers in Region 7 or 1 gobbler in Region 7 and 1 gobbler in other general hunting or special permit areas.
he spring turkey season opens across the state for shotgun hunters on April 14, one week after it opens for youth shotgun hunters, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
I took a ride last week to get some fresh eggs from the farmer whose land I hunt and found him in the milkhouse finishing up milking chores. “How do you like the weather?" he asked “Couldn’t be better,” I replied. “We’re at least a month ahead of ourselves so far this spring and I’ve got a lot more done…
As the days get longer and things green up, my mind always drifts to turkeys. This is the time of year that I get antsy for my first available day to chase the big birds; opening day of the earliest Illinois season for which I’ve drawn a tag. This year that day is April 14 – and I’m skipping it….
Ensure a rewarding turkey hunt with a few simple safety rules
Wonderful weather and an uptick in statewide turkey population helped young hunters to a successful youth spring turkey hunt.
Not many states could see their spring gobbler harvest numbers plummet to less than half of what it was 10 years ago but still maintain a reputation as a great turkey-hunting state.
North Dakota’s spring turkey season opens Saturday, April 14 and continues through May 20.
The spring turkey hunting season opens throughout most of Massachusetts on April 30, 2012.
The April 11 opening of the 2012 spring wild turkey hunting season is just around the corner, and state wildlife officials say hunters can look forward to a good spring hunt.
Whether you oversee a large tract of land or own a smaller parcel, there are many wildlife management techniques you can use to help attract wild turkeys to your property.
The Youth Wild Turkey Contest is an excellent opportunity for youth hunters to spend time in the field with experienced adult hunters gaining the necessary knowledge and skills to become safe and responsible members of the hunting community.
Four-year-old turkeys likely to make up majority of kill, DNR biologist indicates