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Tennessee Spring Turkey Harvest Largest in 3 Years

Justin Hoffman

The Tennessee spring turkey hunt ended on May 15, culminating in the largest harvest in three years.

Tennessee hunters enjoyed a banner 2016 spring turkey season, harvesting 32,252 birds, making it the largest total in three years. In 2015, 158 less birds were killed and a deficit of 953 turkey were taken in 2014.

2016 marks the 14th consecutive year that spring harvest totals have peaked above 30,000 birds.

Here is a rundown of the top ten counties:

  • Maury – 957
  • Montgomery – 882
  • Greene – 750
  • Dickson – 748
  • Sumner – 706
  • Wilson – 642
  • Robertson – 584
  • Henry – 578
  • Rutherford – 556
  • Bedford – 559

If this season was any indication, Tennessee gobbler numbers are in good shape.

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Tennessee Spring Turkey Harvest Largest in 3 Years