Decades of restocking the Eastern Wild Turkey has proven successful for some East Texas counties, but many areas still aren’t seeing birds. A new research study will focus on some recently transplanted birds outfitted with GPS transmitters to find out what turkeys think is a good home.
In this presentation, Jason Hardin with Texas Parks and Wildlife covers the history of eastern turkeys in Texas, past restoration efforts, and TPWD's new super stocking approach to restoration. He also talks about eastern turkey management.
This series details the biology, habitat requirements, and habitat management options for Eastern Wild Turkey.
An overview of the grassland restoration process, which benefits wildlife species that rely upon the structure and food resources provided.
Meet the wild Texas turkey as it gobbles, struts and tantalizes turkey fans. Learn where turkeys live in Texas and how to "talk" turkey.
Built exclusively for Texas hunters, this official TPWD app enables hunters to report harvested eastern turkeys in real time.
As of 2016, Eastern Turkey hunters must check their harvested turkey with the free app or web version instead of visiting physical check stations.
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**This app does not fulfill tagging requirements for completion of the harvest log on the back of the license, required for the harvest of both turkey and white-tailed deer.
Texas Wildlife Radio Show discusses spring turkey season.