Thursday , July 20 2017

Turkey Hunting

Four Top-Notch Budget Dove Guns

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Why buy a budget dove gun? So you have more money to spend on ammunition, that’s why. More shotshells are expended at mourning doves than at any other game bird, at an average of five to seven per bird bagged, so every penny you can save for ammo means more …

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MDC and partners provide mentored dove hunts for first time hunters

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO. — Interested in dove hunting but have not yet given it a try? The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) — in partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation, Conservation Federation of Missouri, Quail Forever, Missouri Prairie Foundation, and private landowners — will provide mentored dove hunts for …

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Help Wanted for Kentucky Wild Turkey Survey

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is calling on interested hunters and citizens to participate in a simple survey of wild turkeys this summer. Data resulting from the survey will provide valuable information for the department’s turkey management program. “This is a simple survey which …

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Delaware wild turkey sightings for 2017 survey

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DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is asking the public to assist with the state’s 8th annual wild turkey survey by helping identify locations where the birds are successfully reproducing in Delaware. The data collected helps biologists track the health, distribution and reproductive success of the state’s wild …

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Michigan fall turkey hunting applications on sale July 1

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the fall turkey hunting application period opens Saturday, July 1. Applications will be available through Aug. 1. The application fee is $5. Applications and licenses may be purchased at any authorized license agent or online at www.mdnr-elicense.com. The 2017 fall turkey …

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Happy Father’s Day

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The pursuit of gobblers, bulls, bucks and ducks will come and go, but the time invested with our children will last forever. Don’t ever get so busy with the stuff of life that you miss out on time spent with the ones that matter most. Happy Father’s Day from the …

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The Best Hunting Gear of 2017

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Technological advancements big and small are helping fuel a bumper crop of products designed to improve your time in the field or in a blind. Ravin R15 No one has ever built a crossbow like this before. The R15 was one of the best in our 2017 crossbow shoot­out. Our …

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The Most Accurate Measure of Rut Timing? Fawn Drop

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Every year there are scores of articles, videos, blog entries and the like all authored with a singular purpose: To predict the timing of the upcoming whitetail rut. Some will push a lunar theory. Others will point to weather-based notions and cold fronts as being the “trigger” to the rut. …

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