Turkey Hunting News

Conservation Officers Stepping up Wild Turkey Baiting Enforcement
Hunters are eagerly awaiting springtime, when the gobblers will start to become active and vocal. With the poor mast (food) conditions the state has experienced the past couple of years in most areas, the officers are not thinking so much about hunting as about the illegal baiting of turkeys that takes place each year.
Spring Turkey Hunting Workshop Set for March 31
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, in partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Lancaster County Extension Office, will host a Spring Turkey Hunting Workshop, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., March 31, at the Lancaster County Extension Office, 444 Cherry Creek Rd.
Wild Turkey Leftover Licenses Available March 15
Applicants who were unsuccessful in the 2004 Minnesota spring wild turkey lottery have another opportunity to secure a license.
DOW Offers Free Turkey-Hunting Seminar
With spring fast approaching, now is the time for turkey hunters to learn the difference between a Merriam's and a Rio Grande.
Turkey Raffle Tags for New Youth Hunting Season
Washington state spring turkey hunting enthusiasts can purchase raffle tickets to enter a special drawing for the chance to hunt one month longer and take an additional three birds in 2004.
Turkey Hunt Details Updated
Idaho turkey hunters can find statistics on last year's hunts in their favorite game management units by going online.
Hunters Help Protect Wild Turkey Resources
Hunters play a vital role in managing and protecting the natural resources of the state. Not only do hunters provide the funding for wildlife management through the purchase of hunting licenses and equipment, but they also keep a watchful eye on poaching activities that are detrimental to wildlife.
Preseason Turkey Calling Prohibited on WMAs
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) would like to remind hunters that calling wild turkeys from March 1 to the opening day of spring turkey hunts on Wildlife Management Areas is prohibited.
Turkey Hunt Goes Statewide
Vermont was the first New England state to re-establish wild turkeys when it stocked 31 birds in 1969 and 1970. The Green Mountain State has an estimated 40,000 turkeys and it is one of the top-producing New England states in the number of turkeys taken by hunters.
Region 3 - Spring Turkey Drawing
This special opening weekend drawing was implemented due to high public use and safety issues. The two-day wild turkey hunt permits will be issued by a special drawing. Forty permits will be issued for the hunt.