03/05/2013

New England Hunters Enjoy Excellent Chance to Harvest a Turkey

What states will have the best wild turkey hunting this spring?

The recent issue of Turkey Country magazine provides a comprehensive, state-by-state forecast and analysis.

But in case, you didn't have the time or the comprehensive ability to ingest all that great information, here are a few fun facts in the report:

  • New England hunters enjoy tremendous harvest success. Forty percent of hunters in Maine are expected to harvest a turkey. Vermont (30 percent) and New Hampshire (20 percent) provide great opportunities.
  • Massachusetts has a 3.1 ration of gobblers to hens
  • Expect a comeback season throughout the Midwest. There should be better-than-average turkey hunting throughout the region, especially in parts of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Ohio.
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