Content tagged with "turkey management"

"It All Started with 20 Birds..."

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One man’s quest for turkey hunting changed the way biologists think about turkey habitat. More

50 Years of Turkey Hunting in Missouri

Video marking the 50th anniversary of turkey hunting in Missouri. More

Birth and Rebirth at Caney Mountain

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Turkey restoration is more than just a conservation success story for Bernice Morrison, it’s personal. More

Fall Turkey Season: Good Times & Good Management

Rumors are cropping up--especially in southern Missouri--that the Conservation Department might cancel this year’s fall firearms turkey season. More

History of the Wild Turkey in Missouri

Take a look back at the history of the wild turkey in the Show-Me State and the role Missourians played in helping to restore a dwindling turkey population in this video. More

Making Habitat for Bob, Tom and Buck

Even if your hunting place is big timber, grassland or crop fields, managing for bobwhites on all or part of your farm is a great way to enhance deer and turkey hunting on your property. More

Managed turkey hunt application deadline is Feb. 28

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You can apply online for most of the hunts listed in the spring turkey hunting guide. More

The Missouri Formula for Turkeys

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Why is turkey hunting so good in Missouri? More

Turkey Management FAQs

Missouri has had 51 years of modern turkey hunting. While turkey numbers peaked in the 1980s and have since fallen to more sustainable levels, Missouri continues to be one of the best states in the nation for turkey hunting. Browse frequently asked questions about Missouri's wild turkey management. More

Turkey Mathematics

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Missouri’s turkey population has achieved its golden mean. More