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Fall Turkey Harvest Stands at More than 1,400

Friday, December 12, 2014 | 10:10am

NASHVILLE --- Tennessee turkey hunters recorded 1,464 harvests during the two-week 2014 fall turkey season which was held in October.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that the 2014 fall harvest stands at 1,464. The harvest is 165 less than the 1,628 harvested during the 2013 fall season. Fall turkey hunting was allowed in 78 of the state’s 95 counties this fall.

Maury County was again the top county with a harvest of 117, 11 less than the total of 128 last year. Sumner County was second with 63. The rest of the top 10 counties were Rutherford 54, Sullivan 52 and Greene 52, Dickson 47, Washington 44, Montgomery 43, Robertson 41, Cheatham 38, Cocke and Hickman 36.

The 2015 spring turkey season will run from April 4-May 17 in all Tennessee counties. The Young Sportsman Turkey Hunt is the weekend of March 28-29.

 
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