Wautoma’s Sam Timm won the 2023 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests.
Hunting springtime gobblers is even harder nowadays because of the proliferation of predators, which has decreased turkey numbers.
Because they are so small and compact and imitate most turkey vocalizations, the writer always carries one in his shirt pocket for use both in the fall and spring.
The goal is to find birds to hunt during the first two or three days of the season.
Don’t let talk about possible drop in turkey numbers slow you down.
The 2021 spring turkey season provided Illinois hunters with a glimpse of what hunters in other midwestern states have noticed in recent years — an obvious swing in the availability of birds.
Potential fines and civil damages from these cases could exceed $100,000.
As populations have increased wild turkeys have become a nuisance is some areas.
Number of birds, permits sold are down so far.