On Saturday, April 24, Youth Turkey Day in Pennsylvania, the Northwest Region hosted the first-ever turkey hunt at the Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area. A lottery application process helped to select the seven lucky junior hunters, who then took part in an educational training session… Continue Reading “Spurring On a Great Tradition: Youth Turkey Hunt at Pymatuning WMA”
By Steve Sorensen Peak spring gobbler action arrives when gobblers get lonely. Be there and you’re halfway to success. But more often, gobblers are “henned-up.” They won’t gobble much, they’ll go only where the hens go, and they’ll frustrate turkey hunters from novices to… Continue Reading “When Hens are a Problem, Be the Hen”
By Todd Holmes, Shooting Sports Outreach Coordinator I was born into a Pennsylvania hunting family. My great grandparents, grandparents and parents all were avid outdoorsmen and women in Penn’s Woods. So when I was old enough to take hunter education (age 11) it was… Continue Reading “Rekindled Fire: Bringing Back the Hunting Passion Through Mentoring”
By Pennsylvania Game Commission Hunter Education Staff The excitement of hearing a thundering gobble and watching the approach of a fired-up gobbler is enough to rattle hunters with even the steadiest of nerves. For turkey hunters, we thrill to the challenge of calling in… Continue Reading “Five Tips for a Safe and Fun Spring Turkey Hunt”
By Joe Kosack (excerpted from Pennsylvania Game News May 2019 issue) At a time when spring turkey hunting is drawing less of a crowd, Pennsylvania offers an almost unimaginable gobbler carryover for its 2019 spring season. Crafty old toms, strutting 2-year-olds and even ambitious… Continue Reading “Spring Gobbler Season 2019 Forecast”
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