Hunting News

Spring turkey harvest numbers drop

Spring turkey harvest numbers drop

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Hunters harvested a preliminary statewide total of 13,500 wild turkeys during the spring turkey season, including the youth season. The 2018 total compares with the statewide turkey harvest of 15,720 in 2017. The statewide preliminary total includes the Youth Turkey Season harvest of 1,139 birds, compared with the record youth harvest of 1,539 turkeys in ...

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2018 SuperTag chances are on sale now

2018 SuperTag chances are on sale now

By Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Montana's SuperTag chances for the hunt of a lifetime are now on sale. Hunters can win the SuperTag drawing by purchasing one or more $5 SuperTag chances for the fall 2018 hunting season. Eight SuperTag hunt licenses are offered—moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, elk, deer, antelope, mountain lion and bison. Winners may hunt any district open to th...

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Recent Hunting News

Registration opens June 5 for 2018 alligator hunts
Registration opens June 5 for 2018 alligator hunts

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Online registration for the 13th annual regulated alligator hunts opens June 5 at 8 a.m. Registration must be completed by 8 a.m. on July 11. A total of 260 Alligator Possession Tags will be distributed among four hunting zones. The admini... READ MORE


Public help needed for wild turkey, ruffed grouse sightings
Public help needed for wild turkey, ruffed grouse sightings

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)

The public is asked to participate in surveying wild turkeys and ruffed grouse by reporting sightings of these two species. Every year, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife conducts a turkey and grouse brood ... READ MORE


Spring turkey harvest for 2018 largest in 15 years
Spring turkey harvest for 2018 largest in 15 years

By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

According to preliminary data, turkey hunters in West Virginia harvested 12,274 gobblers this spring, which is a 15-year high and a 6 ercent increase over the 2017 harvest. This year’s harvest also is more than 10 percent above the 1... READ MORE


Hunters report increase in turkey harvest
Hunters report increase in turkey harvest

By David Rainer, Alabama Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources

The Game Check numbers from the recently completed wild turkey season are in, and a slight uptick in hunter success was indicated. According to Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Director Chuck Sykes, those numbers need to be ... READ MORE


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