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.
Utah DWR Releases 72 South Dakota Turkeys
After transporting the birds from South Dakota, the Division of Wildlife Resources released 24 wild turkeys on the north side of the LaSal Mountains. The remaining 48 turkeys found a new home on Elk Ridge.
Nebraska Spring Turkey Permits Now Available
Spring turkey hunting permits are now available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The archery season is March 25-May 31. The youth shotgun season is April 7-May 31 and the regular shotgun season is April 14-May 31.