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Looking for something a little different Strut Zoners? Ontario fall turkey hunting
opportunities just expanded. Some turkey facts:

*Records show wild turkeys disappeared from Ontario in 1909.

*About 4,400 wild turkeys were released beginning in 1984 at 275 sites across Ontario
as part of the restoration effort.

*There are an estimated 70,000 wild turkeys in Ontario, now nearly 25 years after being
reintroduced in the province.

*A new fall wild turkey season is in place in specific Wildlife Management Units
(http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/200273.pdf/) in southeastern and southwestern Ontario.

*The fall turkey season allows hunters to take one bird from October 14 to 26
during 2008.

Still not interested in the autumn hunt? The spring turkey kill for 2008 of 10,492 birds was
recently registered, a new record.—Steve Hickoff

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