2020 Turkey Hunt a Success

(Wisconsin) Wisconsin turkey hunters registered nearly 45,000 (44,963) birds during the spring turkey hunting season. Department of Natural Resources officials say that’s a nearly 17 percent increase from the 38,576 birds registered during the 2019 hunt. The 2020 youth season resulted in a total of 2,880 birds registered, up 47 percent from 1,953 birds in 2019. The harvest increased significantly across all zones and time periods. The 2020 spring turkey season represents the highest harvest since 2016 and the second-highest harvest since 2010.