The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is assessing Eastern turkey populations in eastern Texas and is considering hunting closures in 15 counties. Read
An old friend is killed in Afghanistan, causing Editor Brian Lovett to reflect on the freedoms that allow hunting to happen at all.
The urban turkey phenomenon is growing across the country. Even huge metropolitan areas aren't immune, as this article about turkeys on Staten Island, N.Y., illustrates. Read
Everyone knows that Dick Kirby was a phenomenal turkey hunter and caller. I was fortunate to witness that firsthand years ago. Read
Tim Farmer, host of the Kentucky Afield television program, heads to Bracken County in northern Kentucky for a fall turkey hunt. Then he meets with a wildlife official to talk about how killing hens in the fall affects the overall population.
Heavy rains can decimate turkey broods during that critical two-week stretch when poults and their flock hens roost on the ground. In Wisconsin, that period starts about June 5 — which is when the rain started this year. Read