Tag Archives: wild turkey hunting

Orono siblings bag bookend birds on Youth Turkey Day

Dark and early Saturday morning, youth hunters across the state crawled out of bed, joined their adult mentors, and headed into the woods on Youth Turkey Day. According to the reports I’ve heard thus far, many of those hunters endured conditions that my dad might have called “a character-building experience.” If you were like me […]

Turkey time is nearly upon us

For weeks now — ever since it turned 80 degrees for a few days in mid-March — I’ve been talking to hunters about turkeys. Some say the burly birds were showing signs of mating behavior weeks ago. And that, as you might expect, made those hunters nervous. Maine’s spring wild turkey season typically takes place […]