Turkey Hunting News

AEDC Turkey Hunt Results
The total 2004 turkey harvest for AEDC WMA this season is 83: 61 toms, 21 jakes, and 1 bearded hen. This is a record harvest for the area. The previous record of 80 turkey was set in 2003.
35 Gould Turkeys Released in Pinaleno Mountains
The Arizona Game and Fish Department and National Wild Turkey Federation teamed up recently to release 35 rare Gould’s turkeys into the Pinaleno Mountains near Fort Grant in southern Arizona.
DNR Holds First Youth Wild Turkey Hunts
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held its first youth-only wild turkey hunts, April 17-18. There will be more youth wild turkey hunts in future years according to agency officials.
Spring Turkey Permits Still Available
Turkey hunters who have not yet purchased a permit may still do so for any unit. Applicants accustomed to applying for permits in the old “East Unit” should check their 2004 spring turkey hunting unit map carefully to determine if new unit boundaries will affect which permit they need.
Spring Turkey Hunt Begins May 3
A long-awaited opening day for many sportsmen and women will soon be here, as New Hampshire's spring wild turkey hunting season gets underway from May 3 to May 31. Hunting hours during the spring gobbler season are one-half hour before sunrise to noon.
Eight Cited for Hunting Turkey Over Bait
Eight men were cited for alleged turkey bait and license violations in Livingston and St. Helena parishes during the opening weekend of turkey season.
Spring Turkey Season Runs April 15-May 15
With increasing harvests fueling their enthusiasm, turkey hunters will take to the field April 15 for the opening of Washington's month-long spring turkey hunt.
Wildlife Agents Round up Suspected Illegal Turkey Hunters
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited several hunters during the opening weekend of turkey season for allegedly violating various turkey hunting regulations.
Eastern Turkey Season Extension Approved
Turkey hunters in East Texas will be able to spend more time in the woods trying to outsmart a wary gobbler beginning in the Spring of 2005, thanks to hunting season changes passed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.
How Does Your Turkey Score
Lucky turkey hunters often wonder how their trophy stacks up against other turkeys. The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has an official wild turkey records program.