Turkey Report

Louisiana turkey outlook

John Hanks spends more time talking turkey than most. That’s because it is his job. As Private Land Biologist Supervisor for the North Mississippi Alluvial Valley Area with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in Monroe, he keeps up

The excitement of turkey hunting

I’ve killed a lot of turkeys and called up a lot of turkeys, and I still just about pass out when I’m getting to shoot one. It’s that exciting. Only a turkey hunter knows what I’m talking about. If you

Slow start in Mississippi

It appears that the long, wet winter even has the turkeys a bit sluggish this spring. The turkey season in Mississippi opened up last weekend and hunters reported that the cold weather and rain have the turkeys a little behind

Special youth season this weekend

The statewide Youth Turkey and Physically Challenged Season on private lands is this weekend, March 21-22, the week prior to the statewide turkey season. Only youths 17 or younger may hunt. Youths must be accompanied by one adult 18 years

Welcome to Simmons’ 2015 Turkey Report!

Welcome to the new Simmons’ Turkey Report! Louisiana’s turkey season opens Saturday, March 28 and I’m excited to let you know that this will be the site of Simmons’ Turkey Report, a feature to share information and up-to-the minute reports