Illinois hunting: Youth turkey results

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The harvests are up more than 15 percent this spring from last spring for the youth seasons for hunting spring turkey in Illinois.

Such as the one John Kalady, 15, (above left) shot with the help of Dave Kincaid in Winnebago County.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources communication director Chris Young emailed:

Illinois Youth Turkey Hunters harvested 901 wild turkeys this spring compared with 787 in 2014. Youth season dates were March 28-29 in the South Zone, and April 4-5 in the North Zone. Overall, 57 counties recorded increased harvest. Thirty counties were down and 13 remained the same. Attached is an Excel spreadsheet with Youth Turkey Season results from both zones.

North Zone Prelim Youth TurkeyCounty20142015Adams2122Boone37Brown912Bureau78Calhoun1314Carroll86Cass1723Champaign13Christian25Clark914Coles30Cumberland22DeKalb02DeWitt47Douglas00Edgar73Ford21Fulton2130Greene915Grundy42Hancock1010Henderson514Henry26Iroquois25Jersey715JoDaviess1722Kane00Kankakee23Kendall01Knox1213Lake00LaSalle63Lee23Livingston11Logan04Macon01Macoupin1929Marshall32Mason611McDonough511McHenry63McLean76Menard410Mercer1419Montgomery1914Morgan615Moultrie12Ogle1515Peoria76Piatt00Pike2030Putnam12Rock Island23Sangamon211Schuyler1016Scott32Shelby46Stark00Stephenson1011Tazewell74Vermilion36Warren43Whiteside1011Will11Winnebago710Woodford811Total412547South Zone Prelim Youth TurkeyCounty20142015Alexander46Bond78Clay1014Clinton94Crawford33Edwards98Effingham86Fayette1017Franklin1611Gallatin112Hamilton2020Hardin57Jackson2011Jasper56Jefferson3120Johnson913Lawrence72Madison173Marion2719Massac42Monroe615Perry1113Pope67Pulaski94Randolph2721Richland17Saline119St. Clair36Union1625Wabash33Washington116Wayne159White1310Williamson2127Total375354 

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