“Cooking Game Birds” author Tiffany Haugen shares tips
Oregon -(Ammoland.com)- It’s a beautiful time of year to wander through the woods—and maybe get your Thanksgiving dinner while you’re at it.
Turkey hunting is open from Oct. 15-Dec. 31 in most of western Oregon.
All you really need to hunt is a shotgun, camouflage clothing and a willingness to explore the woods. Turkeys favor oak habitat and will eat just about any seed, fruit, nut or insect. So look for the hawthorne, dogwood, crab apple, oak and other trees that drop seed and mast. See more hunting tips below. Hunters also need a hunting license ($29.50 for resident adults/$14.50 for youth) and turkey tag ($22.50 for adults/$10.50 for youth).
Last year, about 650 turkeys were taken during the general fall season in western Oregon, with the highest harvest in the Rogue Unit (Jackson County). A total of 4,000 tags are available each fall, but they usually don’t sell out. While turkeys are plentiful in the Willamette Valley, southwest Oregon offers the most opportunities on …Read the Rest