Tag Archives: turkey hunting

Share your turkey tales with the BDN

So, it’s wild turkey season, and what with the mild weather, I’m sure many of you already have tales that you’re itching to tell. Well, today’s your lucky day: I’m in the market for some good hunting stories, and I’m sure BDN readers would love to hear about your time afield. So, what exactly are […]

Hunters advised to watch for turkeys infected with virus

When Maine turkey hunters head into the woods in the coming weeks, state officials have advised them to be on the lookout for birds that have been infected with a virus that causes lesions on the turkey’s head and leg. That virus — Lymphoproliferative Disease Virus, or LPDV — has been recently detected in the […]

Corinth boy downs two birds with one shot

When 12-year-old Joseph Duquette of Corinth went hunting with his grandfather on Youth Turkey Day, he had reason to be optimistic. After all, since he turned 10 — legal hunting age when accompanied by an adult — Duquette had bagged two wild turkeys. On April 28, a day set aside for the state’s junior hunters, […]

A search for turkeys … or was it trout?

Equipped with a truckload of gear and a plan to (finally) spend an afternoon playing outside, I headed east on Monday, determined to find a spot to hunt for turkeys in the coming weeks. And if that failed (which I suspected it might), I’d try to find a place to catch a brook trout or […]