5 new wild turkey WMUs approved

by Editorial Staff | April 1, 2014

afternoon turkey in field

Wild turkey facts

  • 8,079 wild turkeys were harvested in the spring of 2012 and 274 in the fall.
  • 28% of spring harvests were jakes.
  • 58% of fall harvests were female

The following wildlife management units (WMUs) will have a spring wild turkey season this year.

  • WMU 42 (Sudbury District)
  • WMU 47 (North Bay and Parry Sound Districts)
  • WMU 49 and 50 (Parry Sound District)

The spring turkey season will open on Friday, April 25 and runs until Sunday, May 31. Legal hunting time is a 1/2 hour before sunrise until 7 p.m.

Additionally, WMU 59 (Pembroke District) will get a fall turkey season. The fall season opens on Tuesday, Oct. 14 and runs until Sunday, Oct. 26.

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