National Wild Turkey Federation

Ohio’s Zink wins national turkey call-maker award

Zink, an Ohio native and founder of Zink Calls, took to hunting at an early age. His callmaking company got its start in the world of waterfowl, but Zink’s line of premium turkey calls quickly gained a positive reputation of their own.

National Wild Turkey Federation convention [video]

Scenes from the recent National Wild Turkey Federation annual convention and sport show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn. Categories: Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Turkey, Turkey, Wisconsin Videos Tags: National Wild Turkey Federation, NWTF, Wild turkeys

Pennsylvania outdoorsmen are among state’s most generous citizens

I had a unique request from a friend at church last week. A middle-aged woman came to me explaining that she and her husband wanted to donate their holiday bonuses to charity, as they regularly do. This year, however, they wanted to support causes that reflected the interests of their two adult children. For their daughter, who works with children…

In southern Michigan, DNR and NWTF add second Turkey Tract

National Wild Turkey Federation and Department of Natural Resources staff members celebrate the opening of the new Turkey Tract at Flat River State Game Area in Montcalm County.The National Wild Turkey Federation and Michigan DNR recently introduced the second Turkey Tract in southern Michigan, at the Flat River State Game Area. The new Turkey Tract is located off Fenwick Road,…

NWTF celebrates release of Wildlife Restoration Act funds

Matt DiBona (l), Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Fred Bird. (National Wild Turkey Federation)EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke formally announced the release of $1.1 billion from the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act on Tuesday, June 13 that will continue to support fish, wildlife and habitat conservation. Prior to the announcement, Zinke met with a group of hunting and conservation…

Harling named director of Hunting Heritage Programs at NWTF

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Becky Humphries, new CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation, recently announced Mandy Harling as the director of Hunting Heritage Programs. In her new role, Harling will supervise the staff and programming for hunting heritage, the NWTF Winchester Museum and education and outreach on the NWTF’s Hunting Heritage Center in Edgefield. Since being name the acting director last year, Harling…

NWTF Gobble Map app upgraded

(NWTF image)EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation Gobble Map app has been improved and is ready for the 2017 spring turkey seasons, according to the NWTF. The “turkey hunter toolkit” app is free on both Android and Apple devices. Users of the NWTF Gobble Map will find a variety of features, including reports of turkey activity in their area, public…