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
Grandfather and grandson head for the toms. Will the toms head back?
According to the La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune, Wisconsin's top forester admitted a turkey hunting mistake and paid more than $250 for it. Read
While fishing with a friend back in the spring on a local lake near Knoxville, Tenn., we saw something that was a little odd. We observed a turkey flying across the lake. We saw it fly from one island heading to another island across the main channel of the lake. Read
T&TH reader Earl Groves has hunted turkeys for 50 years and killed more than 500 gobblers. You'd think nothing could surprise him after all that. Then again, maybe something could.