March 2009 – Issue 28
Despite every attempt to hold off until absolutely necessary, it became absolutely necessary for the Traverse Bay Chapter to open both their corn distribution sites (Gaylord and Charlevoix) on December 20, two weeks earlier than usual, and about a month earlier than we can afford after spending an incredible $17,000 feeding approximately 10,000 birds in five different counties last winter.
A dozen years ago a well known turkey hunter and conservationist appeared on television. He talked of turkeys, turkey hunters and turkey conservation. His presentation is worth repeating regardless of the year.
“Turkey hunting is a solitary sport pitting the skills and woodsmanship of the hunter against the quickest and wariest of all game animals, the Wild Turkey. As sportsmen we owe it to others and the Wild