Oklahoma–When the season opens later this week, hunters should expect a good one reports the Ada Evening News. Wildlife Department biologist Rod Smith says that Rio populations are doing well in the southwest portion of the state. For the complete story, click here. For an additional Sooner State report, click here.
Texas—Bob Hood with the Star-Telegram reports that there was a good carryover of mature Rio gobblers last year so hunters pursuing those turkeys throughout much of the state should have plenty to hunt. Dry conditions have kept food supplies limited so birds might be leaner than usual. Meanwhile, the eastern population is doing well though access to some Southeast areas might be limited due to remaining debris from last year’s Hurricane Rita. For the complete story, click here. Shannon Thompson at the Houston Chronicle also offers his Texas outlook here.
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