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Illinois 2012-13 Deer Harvest Totals 180,669

Illinois 2012-13 Deer Harvest Totals 180,669

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 180,669 deer during all 2012-13 seasons.  Illinois deer seasons closed last weekend as hunters concluded the Archery Deer Season and the last segments of the Late-Winter and Special Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) deer hunting seasons on Jan. 20. The…


Illinois Fall Wild Turkey Harvest Totals 1,330

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced that wild turkey hunters in the state harvested a preliminary total of 1,330 birds during the 2012 Fall Archery and Fall Firearm Wild Turkey seasons.  The Fall Archery Wild Turkey Season began on October 1, 2012 and concluded…


Colorado Turkey Talk

DENVER – There are a lot of people talking turkey this time of year. Roasted or deep-fried?  White meat or dark? Do you want stuffing with that? But ask a Colorado bird hunter about turkeys, and you are more likely to hear them debate the Rio Grande versus Merriam’s turkey….


Prospects Good for Texas Deer Season

AUSTIN – Texas hunters should see deer in good condition and above average numbers of mature bucks when the general season kicks off Nov. 3 statewide. “Despite the drought of 2011 deer appeared to come through the season in fair shape, which I think in part is a tribute to…


Texas Migratory Bird Report – 11/22/2011

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: Duck hunting has fair at best for mallards, wigeons, gadwalls and teal. Feed lots have been best. Diver ducks have been hitting deeper playas and reservoirs. Some lakes have been pumped with…


Texas Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 9/14/2011

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. North Zone Dove: Fields near Paris have seen fair shoots at best in harvested corn and soybeans. Amarillo fields of corn and milo have seen fair shooting as well. Outfitters there said it has been all or…


Spring Light Goose Update

March 21 Snow geese have yet to arrive in North Dakota, but the spring light goose migration has made its way into the southern portion of South Dakota. This week’s forecast in Bismarck has highs in the low 30s, with lows in the teens. Weekend temperatures in the 40s have…


Spring Turkey Outlook: Lots of Jakes, Harder Hunting for Mature Gobblers

Spring turkey hunters are going to see a lot of jakes and hear from even more this season, but success in finding mature gobblers will depend on hunting location. “You might start calling and have 10 jakes run up,” says Jason Hardin, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department upland game bird…


FWC reminds hunters of Big Cypress road closure

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds those seeking access to Big Cypress National Preserve of a road closure that takes effect March 3. Beginning Thursday, a portion of Loop Road within the Preserve, south of the Gator Hook Strand site and west to Crooked Culvert, will be closed…


DLNR ANNOUNCES OPENING OF SPRING BEARDED TURKEY SEASON — March 1 through March 31

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of the 2011 Spring Bearded Turkey Hunting Season on Hawaii Island beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The spring season will run 31 consecutive days through Thursday, March 31, 2011. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only….