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Turkey seasons in the Heartland: what you need to know

(Source: Ricky Smith, Facebook) (Source: Ricky Smith, Facebook)
(Source: Ricky Smith, Facebook) (Source: Ricky Smith, Facebook)
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Turkey may be one of the most difficult wild animals to hunt.

Hunters across the Heartland are doing their best to take down the elusive creatures.

Here's a look at the 2017 Fall Hunting seasons:

Missouri
*Fall firearms hunting is not permitted in Dunklin, McDonald, Mississippi, New Madrid, Newton, Pemiscot, and Scott counties

  • Archery: 09/15/17-11/10/17 and 11/22/17-01/15/18
  • Firearms: 10/01/17-10/31/17

Illinois

  • Archery: 10/01/17-01/14/18
  • Shotgun: 10/21/17-10/29/17

Kentucky

  • Archery: 09/02/17-01/15/18
  • Shotgun: 10/28/17-11/3/17, 12/02/17-12/08/17

A man in Virginia didn't have to look very hard to find some wild turkeys. They were just wandering in the road!

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