Michigan Wild Turkey

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The Michigan Wild Turkey Hunters Association works to promote the wise conservation of and future success of the Wild Turkey of Michigan. We invite you to become involved in taking a role in improving the habitat for this majestic bird so that all can enjoy.

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Spring 2016 Update

Spring 2016 Update

Everyone needs to do their part to keep what’s left of the wild turkey resource in northern lower Michigan going. If you see wild turkeys out there this winter, find out who’s feeding them and offer to help by buying a bag or two of corn or donating a few dollars.

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The Decoy

The Decoy

A comparative handful of people have had a major impact on the restoration of Wild Turkeys and the quality hunting that we enjoy today. Their dedication to our magnificent Wild Turkeys has never been acknowledged by the DNR.

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One Horse Institutions

One Horse Institutions

I’m kind of new as MWTHA members go only in since around 2008, but I’ve noticed that the large national pro-outdoors groups present in this fine state don’t always seem to have the pure best interest of Michigan’s conservation at heart.

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Paradise Lost – Yet Another Update

Paradise Lost – Yet Another Update

The Pigeon River Country State Forest located in the northeastern portion of the lower peninsula is truly a very unique, publicly owned forest. Those who founded the Pigeon had a vision that it would remain as the last truly wild place in the lower peninsula of Michigan the BIG WILD. For over a decade the BIG WILD has been severely compromised by special interest groups and this is unacceptable to us.

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Turkey Tails: Did You Ever – How Hunting Evolved – So Long!

Turkey Tails: Did You Ever – How Hunting Evolved – So Long!

Did you ever wonder what to say when you were giving up a volunteer position? The MWTHA is a good organization but after 20 years of writing articles as Ole Sarg I am hanging up my pencil. My mind takes longer and longer to come up with ideas to write about, so this is the last article that I’m writing.

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Where the money isn’t going

Where the money isn’t going

The Wild Turkey Fund was established in 1977 from revenue derived from the sale of a special turkey hunting license. It is restricted to be used for scientific research, biological survey work on Wild Turkeys and turkey management.

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Don’t eat the wild turkeys

The headlines from an Associated Press 9/7/04 article read “Dioxin Taints State Game Along The Tittabawassee River.” Upon reading the article it was learned that the state had issued a health advisory warning not to consume deer, Wild Turkey or squirrel harvested in or near at least 22 miles of the flood plain below Midland due to Dioxin poisoning from Dow Chemical. Fish consumption advisories had already been issued for the Tittabawassee River, Saginaw River and Saginaw Bay. This was the first time that an

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