Delaware’s month-long, turkey-hunting season begins today

    Never stalk a wild turkey. This is just one of just a few tips given to hunters participating in this year’s Delaware turkey hunting season.


    Do not imitate the male gobbling call trying to attract another gobbler and avoid wearing clothing that includes the colors red, blue, black and white.

    Those are the other biggies.

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    After completing a one-day class, hunters of all skill levels will be released into the wilds of Delaware to hunt the ever-tasty, yet surprisingly aggressive, wild turkey, from Saturday, April 14, through Saturday, May 12.

    According to a statement from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, turkey numbers are high across the state. During the 1980s Delaware launched a wild turkey restoration program, reestablishing the native bird’s population.

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