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When Turkeys Hang Up…

By Steve Hickoff Ask any of my turkey buds, and they’ll say I call a lot. Aggressively even. Other times a dose of silence is my best vocalization. As with other forms of game calling, the right mix of yelping and staying quiet is the ticket for punching turkey tags...


Chevy Bags NWTF Award

A long-term partner of the NWTF, Chevrolet received the award during the NWTF's 35th annual National Convention and Sport Show, which took place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. "Chevrolet is honored to receive this award," said Kevin Messmer, Chevrolet's field manager for the Southeast...


Realtree All-Stars of Spring XVIII

Realtree's All-Stars of Spring XVIII turkey hunting DVD brings an exciting new twist to wild turkey hunting footage with the new and extremely popular "Beards or Bust" competition. Two turkey hunting teams hit the road with a handful of rules and a road map. The goal? Take all four subspecies...


New Rules For FL Spring Turkey

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds hunters that there are changes this spring turkey season. Because of safety concerns among Florida's turkey hunters, the FWC passed a rule that limits the methods of take allowed during spring turkey hunts on wildlife management areas (WMAs). The new rule...


PA Special Spring Turkey Tags

HARRISBURG, PA - Pennsylvania hunters who would like the opportunity to harvest a second spring gobbler can purchase a second spring gobbler tag until the spring gobbler season begins on April 30, according to Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. In fact, thanks to the Pennsylvania Automated License System...


Turkey Hunting San Diego Style

Two-day event designed to teach young hunters responsibility, stewardship of nature!--By Christopher Cadelago A group of mentored youth will for the first time be allowed to shoot wild turkey on county parkland under a proposal approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Supervisors voted 4-1 to permit firearms and archery...


ThermaCell Keeps Biting Back!

with many upgrades for the outdoor enthusiast. Taking into consideration customer feedback, ThermaCELL has redesigned the Appliance to be more user-friendly. An ergonomically designed casing and matte finish ensure outdoorsmen will be able to hold the unit in comfort and stay concealed. The smoother functioning and quieter On/Off button will...


Biologist “Captures” World Turkey Slam!

The World Slam is a feat that involves harvesting all five subspecies of the North American wild turkey: Eastern, Gould's, Osceola, Merriam's and Rio Grande; and the Ocellated wild turkey, which is found only in Mexico. While many hunters have accomplished it, Stewart is the only person to date to...


Texas Turkey Troubles

AUSTIN, TX -- Since 1995 when Texas' first spring eastern turkey hunting season was opened in Red River County, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has maintained a conservative approach - a 30-day season, mandatory check stations, one gobbler bag limit - to give the birds ample opportunity to establish...


CO Wild Turkeys On The Rise

DENVER, CO -- Colorado's wild turkey lovers have something to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. There are more wild turkeys living in Colorado than at any time before. Once nearly wiped out in the United States, wild turkeys have made an impressive comeback thanks to efforts of state game and...


MD Turkey Take in Fall 2010

Annapolis, MD -- Turkey hunters harvested 171 turkeys in Western Maryland during the one week fall turkey season, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) preliminary results. That's up 14 percent from the 2009 total of 150 birds for Washington, Allegany and Garrett Counties. Deer hunters reported 25,324...


NWTF Giving In Oklahoma

EDGEFIELD, SC -- The National Wild Turkey Federation's Oklahoma State Chapter has budgeted $156,693 from the state Hunting Heritage Super Fund to invest in outreach, education, conservation and more within Oklahoma in 2011. The NWTF Super Fund is administered jointly by the NWTF, its state and provincial chapters and wildlife...


Fall Turkey Tips From Yamaha

If your state offers a fall hunt for wild turkey, then Team Yamaha has some killer tips for you! I’m hunting four turkey states this fall, with some others sketched in. What? You’re waiting until spring? Here are some reasons you might consider checking out autumn turkey action this season:...


Fall Turkey In Ohio

Ohio’s Fall Turkey Hunting Season Opens October 9 COLUMBUS, OH -- Fall wild turkey hunting opens in 48 Ohio counties on Saturday, October 9, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. The season continues through Sunday, November 28. “Summer brood observation data are still being...


Turkey Fed Kicks in $25M in 2010

NWTF Announces $25 Million toward Conservation, Outreach in 2010 EDGEFIELD, SC -- The National Wild Turkey Federation distributed and facilitated the contribution of more than $25 million during the 2010 fiscal year toward its mission of conserving wild turkeys and preserving our hunting heritage. "NWTF volunteers and partners are the...


Vermont Turkey Brood Survey Online

WATERBURY, VT -- The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department's fourth annual on-line wild turkey brood survey with input from the public begins on August 1. "If you see wild turkeys in the month of August, please help us by reporting your sightings in the online turkey brood survey," said Vermont...


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