hunting

Dry 2012 helped young turkey's survive.
2:29 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Outlook Good for 2013 Iowa Turkey Hunting

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said last year’s dry conditions across the state will lead to a better than average turkey hunting season this year.

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relatively mild winter may lead to pop. bounce
3:07 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Year Looking Up for Pheasants in Iowa

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Despite large amounts of snow recently, Iowa is on track to get an average amount of snow this winter. A pheasant biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said that could make it a good year for pheasants.

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Down by 1,000 from 2011
3:38 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

IL Deer Harvest Largely Unaffected by Drought

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One thing the ongoing drought did not seem to affect was the number of deer in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources said hunters killed nearly 181-thousand deer, only one thousand less than one year ago.

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