The wild turkey is a beautiful bird and can be mounted in many different ways, allowing you to enjoy the memories of your hunt indefinitely.
View the Turkey Life Cycle Timetable.
View Missouri's 2012 turkey harvest totals by county and season portion.
The large size, iridescent bronze plumage (which can look merely dark at a distance), and naked blue and red head distinguish this ground-dwelling bird from others in our state.
After two years of improved production, the 2013 hatch was poor at the statewide scale, with the best production occurring in the eastern Ozarks.
View Missouri's 2013 turkey harvest totals by county and season portion.
Proper equipment can make the difference between an enjoyable or miserable hunt. Develop a checklist, and be prepared for the unexpected.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.