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Kansas to hold fall hunting season despite turkey decline


January 27, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will still allow hunters to kill turkeys this fall despite a call to suspend the season because the state's wild turkey populations have been in decline for 15 years.

The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission ignored a suggestion from a team of biologists and law enforcement officials to temporarily halt the fall turkey season, except for an area near the Nebraska border. The fall season, which runs from October through January, brings fewer hunters and less money than the spring season, the Wichita Eagle reported .

Kansas' turkey hunting seasons have s...

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