The Backcountry Press
The country's premier daily HUNTING & OUTDOOR news in the USA and around the globe.  Read whats happening in your neck of the woods & beyond. 

The Backcountry Outdoor News reports the latest hunting and, fishing news along with fishing derbies and tournaments

Whether an event is for freshwater, saltwater, open water or ice fishing, they are listed in our directory.  
©  2010 Backcountry Press Outdoor News - All Rights Reserved                                                                                                                                            Website Design by: 

Connect With Us

Turkey Hunting News - Submitted by:  The Backcountry Press (TBC Press)
The latest news and information for turkey hunting in your neck of the woods and beyond.

State-by-State 2019 Spring Turkey Hunting Forecast
Posted on: 02/06/19
Attention turkey bums: Your job has become substantially more difficult. With great spring hunting opportunities available coast to coast from March through early June, you’ll probably have to pick and choose your adventures. For many folks, that means southern Florida Osceolas in early March—or, for the eager crowd, maybe Hawaiian Rio Grandes even earlier. Your choices expand as seasons for hard-gobbling Easterns open throughout the Southeast and Midwest. And then there’s that quick jaunt to Texas for loud-mouthed Rios — or maybe north to the prairies for last-chance Merriam’s...

Accomplishing the Turkey Grand Slam on a Budget

Jeff Budz of Florida has completed a Super Slam — killing a wild turkey in each of the 49 states. He also has several Grand Slams. He shares his insight on how to accomplish this realistic goal and explains the key to tagging all four birds without spending much money...

  Trending Now                                                                                                            More News In Our Archives
Top Articles
Apply Now for Indiana 2020 Reserved Spring Turkey Hunts - Deadline to apply Feb 19
Posted on: 01/15/20

Hunters can apply online for an Indiana 2020 reserved turkey hunt through February 19. No late entries will be accepted. The online method is the only way to apply. Applicants must possess a valid hunting license for the species they wish to hunt. The application process is now consolidated into the online services website. Properties hosting turkey hunts include...

Apply for Missouri 2020 Spring Turkey Hunting Starting Feb 1st
Posted on: 01/15/20

Missouri turkey hunters can apply online during February for 2020 spring turkey managed hunts through the MDC website. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage. Drawing results will be posted starting March 15. The spring turkey hunting youth weekend will be April 4 and 5 with the regular spring season running April 20 through...

Maryland 2020 Winter Turkey Season Opens Jan 23
Posted on: 01/10/20

The Maryland DNR announces the opening of the winter turkey season, which runs statewide from January 23-25 for hunters who did not harvest a turkey during the 2019 fall season. Hunting hours are from one half-hour before sunrise to one half-hour after sunset. The bag limit is one turkey of either sex. “Wild turkey populations are at an all-time high in...

Minnesota Simplifies Spring Turkey Hunting Licenses - 2020 Spring Turkey Season Opens April 15
Posted on: 01/04/20

Minnesota hunters hoping to bag a tom turkey with a firearm this spring will no longer be restricted to a single permit area. With the exception of three major wildlife management areas, a spring turkey license will provide the opportunity to hunt all permit areas in the state. Beginning March 1, all spring turkey hunters can...

Kansas Upland Bird Hunting Open Through Jan 2020
Posted on: 12/18/19

Kansas hunters have plenty of opportunities this December through Jan 2020 for upland bird hunting incuding turkey, pheasant, prairie chicken,quail and dove. Here is a schedule of the seasons, bag limits and areas where hunting is permitted...

MDC Sets 2020 Deer & Turkey Hunting Seasons
Posted on: 12/18/19

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations by the MDC at the Commission’s Dec. 13 meeting for upcoming turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates. Details on hunting regulations, harvest limits, allowed methods, required permits, and other related information will be available in MDC’s “2020 Spring Turkey and the “2020 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information” booklets. Both will be...

Nebraska 2019 Upland Bird & Fall Turkey Season Open Through Jan 31
Posted on: 12/14/19

Nebraska 2019 upland bird season is open through Jan 31, 2020. hunters can harvest grouse, pheasant, quail, partridge and fall turkey. For detailed information about each season check out the annual hunting guides. Complete regulations and Commission orders can be found on the regulations page....

Apply Online for Nevada 2020 Spring Turkey Hunting
Posted on: 12/14/19

Nevada 2020 Spring wild turkey applications must be submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Applications will be accepted until 11 p.m. PST on Feb. 4, 2020. Applications for bonus points only will be accepted until 11 p.m. PST on Feb. 11, 2020. The release date will be March 6, 2020. Only one wild turkey tag is allowed per calendar year. NEW this year is...