With only a few weeks remaining until the spring turkey season begins, hunters throughout the state are getting ready to head to the woods and chase gobblers with bow and arrow, crossbow, or shotgun.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has announced that the 2012 Kansas Spring Turkey Atlas is now available at KDWPT offices and license vendors around the state.
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism biologists try to cultivate 80 million walleye eggs
Historically, walleye were rare in Kansas, native to a few streams and rivers in the far eastern parts of a state with essentially no natural lakes. In the mid-20th century, however, lakes and reservoirs were built throughout the state, and the Kansas Fish and Game Commission (now the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, or KDWPT) began aggressively stocking walleye.
Mild winter and early spring weather shifts the balance a little more in favor of a population rebound for Missouri’s wild-turkey flock, but it won’t have much effect on this year’s spring turkey season, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.
When I was a kid just starting to hunt, I spent a lot of time with a second cousin whose family, although from dairy farm, didn’t hunt. My cousin wanted to try hunting and he put himself through hunter’s education.
We’ve become accustomed to expecting many major plant and animal events to be prompted by photoperiod. Plants flower and animals mate based on increasing or decreasing day length, it seems. But what about March 2012? March was so atypical that events were weeks ahead of a normal schedule and sequence of events. Will this early spring have any impact on…
Montana’s spring male turkey hunting season begins April 14 this year.
New Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation holds first quarterly meeting.
The council's first task will be screening candidates for two vacant commissioner seats on the Pennsylvania Game Commission board. On March 26 the council was expected to interview nine applicants who have applied for the vacant seats in the southeast and northcentral regions. It’s going to be a long process, but one that the council should be able to finish…
A free workshop covering the basics of hunting wild turkeys is being offered by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
California’s 2012 general spring wild turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6, with the archery season extending through May 20.
Youth turkey hunters have the annual opportunity to head to the woods a few days earlier than other hunters during the youth turkey season, slated this year for March 31-April 1 in most of the state and April 21-22 in the southeast region.
New research on Wisconsin hen turkeys finds that the birds thrive in a mixture of open land and woods better than they do in purely wooded land.
Visitors to Kansas state parks can save money by purchasing many permits before the prime park season begins on April 1.
A few days ago, I received an email from a marketing company with an ad from a turkey call maker. It included a link to a video titled, “40 Kills in 90 Seconds.” The maker claimed that the video would get me “fired up for turkey season.” I clicked on the YouTube link and was subjected to images of one…
James Barger a Mossy Oak pro staff member and state board member in Arkansas for the National Wild Turkey Federation, will share turkey hunting tips on scouting, roosting, setups, calls and answer questions you may have about turkey hunting.
New Mexico spring turkey hunters: Buy your game-hunting license early, don't request refund when applying for big-game draw
Spring turkey hunters are reminded that beginning this year, they are required to purchase a Game-hunting license before they can purchase a turkey license or apply for big-game licenses.
Georgia wildlife officials say turkey populations are strong in most regions of the state ahead of the start of the March 24 hunting season.
Turkey hunting is challenging even for veterans, but can be especially tough when you are brand new to the sport. However, if you are interested in learning the basics of one of the fastest-growing hunting activities in the country, you are invited to attend a free Turkey Hunting 101.
Hunters who customarily use the refuge area at Peck Ranch Conservation Area (CA) will need to make alternate plans again this year, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).
Near the small town of Olive, ten wild turkeys were found to have died from a viral infection identified as Avian Pox. Avian Pox is usually found in localized populations and is most commonly contracted from domestic poultry.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission has expanded some general turkey hunting areas in western Montana. Turkey hunters may purchase a turkey license in a general area at FWP offices, license providers or online. The application deadline for western Montana’s spring gobbler season permits has passed.
Successful hunting trips require a combination of skill, patience and most importantly, preparation. As turkey season rapidly approaches, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) encourages preparation first, hoping that hunters will brush up on important turkey hunting safety tips before hitting the woods.
Hunters are eagerly anticipating opening day of the Georgia turkey hunting season coming on Sat., Mar. 24 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) anticipates that the 2012 season should be a good one.
Do you need a hunter education course before turkey season arrives? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division offers three ways to make that happen: by classroom, CD-Rom or online.
A story by long-time Grand Forks Herald outdoors scribe Brad Dokken has appeared in several publications and websites the past few days via the Associated Press wire. Dokken reports a recurring theme about burbot, or eelpout, in this part of the country: They’re struggling. Like the moose – another signature species in Minnesota – eelpout prefer cold Minnesota weather. While…
Hunters can find the answer to that question during a free turkey season outlook at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in Little Rock.