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Ask a CO: Can I carry ammo for both turkeys and waterfowl?

A MNRF Conservation Officer answers the question, “Can I legally carry ammunition for both turkeys and waterfowl while hunting ducks?”

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Potential record wild turkey harvested near Fenelon Falls

Soon-to-be-married Susan McClean and Derek Hudson received an early wedding present when she harvested a potential record-size wild turkey near Fenelon Falls on May 26.

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Pulled wild turkey sandwich

Use those tough wild turkey legs to make a sandwich with a texture similar to pulled pork. Feel free to adjust the spice level of this wild turkey sandwich.

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Wild turkey diseases in Ontario – what to look for when harvesting turkey

As the number of wild turkeys in Ontario continues to increase it brings with it a new question. Are there diseases that could spread and deplete their numbers? So far they proving to be a hardy species.

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High ground gobblers

In the hilly part of the Canadian Shield where I hunt turkeys, one of the most common scenarios begins with a gobbler sounding off on a ridge top.

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Turkey calling crash course

Calling in a boisterous gobbler in full strut is a thrilling dimension of the hunt and it’s not a secret art. With a bit of practice on a box call, mouth call, or pot-and-peg call, you can be talking turkey.

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West Nile Virus study requires help from hunters

A study to determine the extent of West Nile Virus (WNV) exposure in wild turkeys and ruffed grouse requires hunter input, says Dr. Amanda MacDonald.

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Are pressured turkeys smarter than others?

Are pressured turkeys smarter than others? A study out of the University of Georgia determined that hunters have an effect on turkey behaviour.

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DIY turkey decoy – Strut your stuff

Decoy realism counts in turkey hunting, but I’m not yet ready to spend several hundred dollars on an ultra-realistic model. Instead, I make use of the spoils of a previous hunt… Using this process, your decoy will be almost indistinguishable from the real thing, and moreover, it will appear to be in strut.