Wisconsin Turkey Season Opens April 10
Wisconsin spring wild turkey hunting season begins April 10 with Department of Natural Resources officials saying that hunters should look forward to a good season.
Illinois Acquires 547 Acres For Public Hunting
Governor Pat Quinn has announced acquisition of 547 acres of public land in four Illinois counties to boost public access for hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing and outdoor recreation.
Ohio Fall Turkey Season Opens October 13
Fall wild turkey hunting opens in 48 Ohio counties on Saturday, October 13, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The season continues through Sunday, November 25.
Minnesota Adds More Acreage To Walk In Access Program
Hunters heading to southwestern Minnesota will have access to an additional 6,000 acres of hunting land this fall, as the Walk-In Access program grows to more than 15,000 acres, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Report Shows Hunter Numbers Are Growing
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the results of a comprehensive national survey of outdoor recreation showing a significant increase in hunters and a double-digit increase in anglers over the past five years.
Illinois Turkey Harvest Up 4% In 2012
Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary statewide total of 15,941 wild turkeys during the 2012 Spring Turkey Season. The 2012 total compares with the statewide turkey harvest of 15,121 in 2011.
Virginia Spring Turkey Harvest Down 2%
Spring turkey hunters reported harvesting 15,326 birds during the 2012 season. The statewide harvest was 2% lower than last year's total of 15,698 birds.
Wisconsin Turkey Harvest Up 6% In 2012
Turkey hunters took advantage of comfortable hunting conditions this spring, judging by the preliminary registration total of 42,612 turkeys, a 6 percent increase over the spring 2011 turkey season.