Wild turkeys

DNR: Wild turkey populations expanding in northeastern Minnesota

Once considered limited to southeastern Minnesota’s agricultural fields and rolling bluff country, wild turkeys have expanded their range by finding areas of suitable habitat as far north as Itasca and southern St. Louis counties and in areas along the north shore. The unusual presence of a new forest game bird has prompted questions about the bird’s expanding numbers and opportunities for hunting.

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…