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Iowa 2018 General Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 16
Posted on: 03/21/18

Iowa’s spring turkey hunting begins April 7 with a youth-only season, followed by five individual seasons beginning April 16. “Do your scouting before the season and be prepared for all types of weather. It doesn’t guarantee success, but you will be in a much better position to...

Wisconsin Waives Fall Turkey Drawing - Licenses on Sale Now
Posted on: 03/21/18

New this year, Wisconsin fall turkey hunters will no longer be required to apply or compete in a drawing for fall turkey harvest authorizations. Instead, one fall turkey harvest authorization will be issued at no additional cost with the purchase of...

Rhode Island 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 26 - DEM Hosting a FREE Informational Seminar
Posted on: 03/20/18

Rhode Island 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season opens April 26 and runs through May 20 - DEM is Hosting a FREE Informational Seminar Saturday, April 7. Space is limited and registration is required. A special season for youth and paraplegic hunters will be open on...

Washington 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 15 - Complete a Hunter Education Course Now
Posted on: 03/20/18

With the spring turkey season set to begin April 15, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) urges prospective hunters to sign up now for hunter education courses. The spring turkey season runs through May 31, 2018. Hunting hours are...

Georgia 2018 Statewide Turkey Hunting Season Opens March 24
Posted on: 03/16/18

Georgia turkey hunters ready for the season to open on Saturday, Mar. 24. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2018 season will be better than 2017. With a bag limit of three gobblers per season, hunters have from...

Kansas Westar Energy Invites Area Youth To Guided Turkey Hunts
Posted on: 03/16/18

Westar Energy invites eligible Kamsas youth to participate in spring turkey hunts April 1-17 at Jeffrey Energy Center, 7 miles north of St. Marys. The youth-season event – open to novice hunters age 12 to 16 who have never harvested a turkey – is supported by...

Kentucky 2018 Statewide Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 14 -- Scouting is Key
Posted on: 03/16/18

In Kentucky, hunters still have ample time to scout and develop a game plan to increase their odds of success in the upcoming spring turkey season. This year, Kentucky’s youth-only season is the weekend of April 7-8. The start of the 23-day general statewide season follows on April 14. It ends May 6. Start at the computer then...

South Carolina 2018 Spring Turkey Season Opens March 30 -- Forecast Good
Posted on: 03/16/18

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the South Carolina upcoming turkey season. Season dates for private lands are March 20 to May 5 statewide. For all Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) where turkey hunting is allowed, the season will open on...

For Texas Hunters Patience is Key for Upcoming Spring Turkey Season
Posted on: 03/16/18

Patience as much as skill will be tested during the opening days of this year’s spring turkey season, as Texas hunters may be forced to wait out the natural pecking order to get a gobbler’s attention. Recent field observations suggest hens are slowly becoming receptive, and breeding activity should be peaking over the next few weeks. The spring seasons for...

Wisconsin Bonus Turkey Harvest Authorizations (Lefover Permits) on Sale Week of March 19th
Posted on: 03/16/18

Wisconsin bonus turkey harvest authorizations (previously known as leftover permits) will go on sale the week of March 19 with each zone having a designated sales date. Bonus harvest authorizations can be purchased online and at all license agents. The following zones and scheduled sales dates are as follows...

California 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens March 31 -- Special Hunt Opportunities Abound
Posted on: 02/27/18

California’s 2017-18 general spring turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6. The archery-only hunting season follows immediately afterward, running from May 7-20. Young hunters will have...

National Spring Turkey Hunting Outlook for 2018
Posted on: 02/27/18

Here is a preview of the 2018 National Spring Turkey Hunting Outlook. Hunters will want to check their state outlook before heading out for gobblers this spring. Also, hunters who are looking to get...