User Login    
 + Register
News : Turkey Harvest Up This Hunting Season
Posted by Randy on 2014/5/14 6:48:17 (232 reads) News by the same author

Hunters posted the third spring turkey harvest increase in a row, bettering last year’s number by more than 1,000 birds. Hunters checked over 43 thousand (43,273) turkeys during Missouri’s regular spring turkey season April 21 through May 11.
Click to see original Image in a new window

In the Green Hills counties, the number of turkeys taken ranged from 515 in Putnam county, down to 207 in Caldwell. Numbers for other Green Hills counties were Harrison 487, Sullivan 449, Mercer 436, Daviess 402, Linn 381, Livingston 371, and Grundy county with 318 turkeys taken.

Top harvest counties in Missouri were Texas with 938 birds checked, Franklin 921, and Laclede 736.

Hunters age 6 through 15 checked over 43 hundred (4,332) turkeys during the youth season April 12 and 13, bringing the 2014 spring harvest total to more than 47 thousand (47,605).

That’s the third consecutive increase since 2011, when the combined youth and regular season harvest was 42,226.

Favorable weather throughout much of this year’s spring turkey season helped Hunters. Resource Scientist Jason Isabelle with the Missouri Department of Conservation says the harvest was also affected by improvements in turkey production.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/4/1 10:02:18 - Monday Night Accident Injures Cameron Woman
2015/4/1 10:00:00 - Silent Auction Basket Sale Underway At NCMC's Cross Hall
2015/4/1 9:52:04 - Construction Underway At Highway 6 Grand River Bridge
2015/4/1 9:15:38 - Royals Win Back-To-Back Games In Cactus League Play
2015/4/1 9:05:53 - Mizzou To Lose Leading Scorer, Rebounder, To Transfer
2015/4/1 7:50:00 - Mizzou's Eye Appears Thursday Night On ESPN
2015/4/1 7:48:37 - Grundy County Absentee Balloting Open Saturday Morning
2015/4/1 7:44:59 - Grundy County Seeks To Improve "Low-Water Crossings"
2015/4/1 7:41:55 - Debris Falls On Power Line, Causing Trenton Power Failure
2015/4/1 7:40:00 - Brookfield Catholic Organization To Host "Foot Care Clinic" Later This Month
2015/4/1 7:28:55 - Culvert Replacement to Close Grundy County Route J Today
2015/4/1 7:25:09 - Chillicothe Police Department Announces New Hire
2015/4/1 7:10:00 - Senator McCaskill In Chillicothe This Morning For "Senior Listening Tour"
2015/4/1 6:40:00 - Accidents Reported Near Green City And Carrollton
2015/3/30 13:20:00 - Amber Alert Issued For 13-Year Old, Missing From Henry County
2015/3/30 12:00:00 - Trenton Municipal Utilities Sets Budget For Fiscal Year
2015/3/30 11:50:34 - Princeton's Schoonover Receives High Score In Percussion Solo
2015/3/30 11:00:00 - Trenton HS Instrumental Music Department Earns Ten "1's" At Districts
2015/3/30 11:00:00 - THS Vocalists Excel In Districts
2015/3/30 10:32:27 - Area Teens Injured In Truck Accident
2015/3/28 5:50:29 - Harrison County Accident Injures Ridgeway Woman
2015/3/27 16:19:18 - Milan Blisters Putnam County To Open Baseball Season
2015/3/27 16:15:35 - Trenton Kiwanis To Host Easter Egg Hunt At Moberly Park
2015/3/27 16:08:33 - Pershing Boyhood Home To Host Easter Egg Hunt
2015/3/27 15:59:31 - Michigan Wolverines End Mizzou's Season In WNIT's Third Round
2015/3/27 15:52:45 - Royals Right Fielder Out With Jammed Thumb
2015/3/27 15:40:00 - Royals Lose Young Right-Hander On Waivers To San Diego
2015/3/27 14:20:00 - Trenton Bulldogs Sweep Early Bird Relays
2015/3/27 13:30:00 - NCMC Softball Routs Graceland's JV, Runs Winning Streak To 11
2015/3/27 11:40:00 - MBCA Announces All-State Academic Basketball Team



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM