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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.
Maryland Turkey Harvest Up 11% in 2012
Hunters reported harvesting a total of 3,132 wild turkeys during the 2012 spring turkey season, an 11 percent increase from last year's harvest of 2,826.
Wisconsin Making Biggest Hunting Land Purchase In State History
The Department of Natural Resources is poised to make the largest recreational and forest land acquisition in state history, an easement on 67,346.8 forest acres in Douglas, Bayfield, Burnett and Washburn counties from the Lyme St. Croix Forest Company.
Ohio Turkey Hunters Bag 17,647 Birds
Hunters checked 17,647 wild turkeys during Ohio's four-week statewide spring turkey hunting season that ended May 20, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Ohio Spring Turkey Season Opens March 23
This year’s spring wild turkey season opens in all 88 Ohio counties on Monday, April 23 and continues through Sunday, May 20, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
North Dakota Turkey Season Opens April 14
North Dakota’s spring turkey season opens Saturday, April 14 and continues through May 20. Hunters are reminded a 2012-13 hunting license is required, as last year’s 2011-12 licenses expired March 31.
California Wild Turkey Opens March 31
California's 2012 general spring wild turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6, with the archery season extending through May 20.