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Belated turkey update

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A little late (I was hunting/fishing for a few days), but here are the latest spring turkey numbers for Illinois from Paul Shelton:

North Zone:
Third season in the North Zone ended Wednesday, 4/29/09. After three seasons, harvest stood at 5716, compared to last year's 6178. In spite of several very windy days and scattered rains, third season harvest was slightly higher than the same period last year. Top five counties are JoDaviess (428), Pike (353), Adams (265), Fulton 255), and Calhoun (218).

South Zone:
Fourth season in the South Zone ended Wednesday, 4/29/09. Hunters have harvested a total of 4819, up from last year's 4698. Hunter harvest in the South Zone have surpassed last year's totals in all seasons except the third. Top five counties are Randolph (284), Jefferson (259), Pope (259), Marion (249), and Wayne (227).

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