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Images from Turkey Hunting

Just sharing some various images from the opening weekend of Nebraska’s Spring Shotgun Wild Turkey Hunting Season for you to enjoy. Now, you’ll know why I love spring wild turkey hunting here in the Cornhusker State so much!

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A Nice Opening Day Gobbler

Sharing a couple quick pics of a nice gobbler I was able to take on this beautiful opening day of Nebraska’s spring shotgun wild turkey hunting season in northern Douglas County. Decided to go ‘old school’  spring shotgun turkey hunting — no decoys, no blind, just camo, calls and face paint! Had a great hunt, stay tuned to the blog for more pics from the opening weekend of Nebraska’s spring shotgun wild turkey hunting season!

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Practice Safety While Hunting Turkeys

LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters are urged to be safe when they take to the field for spring turkey hunting. As of April 13, spring turkey season is open to hunters using archery equipment and shotguns. The season closes May 31. The main cause of turkey hunting incidents each year is when a hunter does not identify the target or know what is beyond it. This can result in one hunter accidentally shooting another. “Always identify the target as a turkey …

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Definitely Talkin’ Turkey on WOWT Outdoors

With thousands out Saturday for Nebraska’s popular spring shotgun wild turkey hunting season opener, I’m definitely gonna be talkin’ turkey on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 (www.wowt.com)!  I’ll be offering a good season outlook, some hunting tips, and I’ll talk a little safety, too! I, of course, will be among you fellow spring shotgun turkey hunters in the field after yet another big gobbler like this one! The Weekly Outdoor Report on WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and www.wowt.com airs LIVE …

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Just Messin’ with the Turkeys

Okay, today I had more fun than should be allowed spring wild turkey hunting! I continue to do what I call are observation sessions with wild turkeys (even though I am toting crossbow equipment, calls, etc. to perhaps bag a gobbler if I feel like it during this archery period). I have purchased all three of my Nebraska spring wild turkey hunting permits and habitat stamp and know full well the season is a long one with outstanding numbers of …

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Outdoor Writer Gets His First Nebraska Turkey

Congratulations to my buddy Mark Davis, Omaha World-Herald Outdoor Writer and Photojournalist, on harvesting his first-ever wild turkey in Nebraska this morning – a nice jake with a crossbow in Washington County during our spring archery season! Special thanks to buddy Jim Druliner of Omaha (Jimmy D.) for taking Mark hunting! It was fun to help arrange the hunt. Needless to say that Mark is now completely hooked on spring wild turkey hunting in Nebraska!

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We now interrupt this blog to bring you the spring turkey season!

This will be the last season my daughter can hunt the youth spring shotgun turkey season.  I am going to savor every minute because I am going to miss it.  In my opinion the youth hunting seasons have been one of the best ideas “we”, the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, have ever had.  This week of youth shotgun spring turkey season is some of my favorite hunting every year.  It is so nice to be able to concentrate on …

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Spring Turkey Season Opens for Archers March 25

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska spring turkey hunting season opens for archers March 25. Spring turkey hunters must use archery equipment March 25-April 12 and may use either archery equipment or a shotgun April 13-May 31. Youth hunters must use archery equipment March 25-April 5 and may use either archery equipment or a shotgun April 6-May 31. Hunters under age 16 need a youth spring turkey permit, hunters age 16 and older need a spring turkey permit, and landowners need …

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Spring Turkey Permits Available Jan. 14

LINCOLN, Neb. – Spring turkey hunting permits for 2013 will be available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission starting at 1 p.m. Central Time on Jan. 14. Each spring turkey permit allows a hunter to take one male or bearded female turkey with bow and arrow in the archery season or a shotgun in the shotgun season. A person may purchase up to three spring turkey permits. Archery season for youth and adults opens March 25. Shotgun season opens …

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