Reported harvest of wild turkeys by county during the spring hunting season, 2004-2013
County

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Barnstable

10

6

7

8

16

25

32

42

51

76

Berkshire

399

454

434

465

470

489

394

402

334

347

Bristol

32

48

62

79

105

140

184

173

196

200

Dukes

 

2

1

1

4

3

1

 

 

 

Essex

78

70

84

88

104

107

114

148

152

134

Franklin

312

389

384

425

420

434

424

454

413

398

Hampden

200

175

174

186

173

215

189

161

170

185

Hampshire

222

220

214

239

288

284

235

242

234

226

Middlesex

91

97

107

157

176

164

143

179

167

173

Norfolk

38

35

41

52

78

83

74

67

70

74

Plymouth

73

96

130

140

190

304

260

257

233

235

Worcester

613

684

628

641

665

779

706

719

700

730

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

13

3

 

Total

2068

2276

2266

2481

2689

3027

2757

2857

2723

2778

 

Number of male, female, and total number of wild turkeys harvested, and proportion of the total harvest by county during the fall hunting season, 2012.

County

Male

Female

Total

% of harvest

Barnstable

3

4

7

3.9

Berkshire

12

12

24

13.4

Bristol

6

4

10

5.6

Essex

1

2

3

1.7

Franklin

10

24

34

19.0

Hampden

2

1

3

1.7

Hampshire

6

11

17

9.5

Middlesex

6

3

9

5.0

Norfolk

5

1

6

3.3

Plymouth

4

4

8

4.5

Worcester

33

25

58

32.4

Total

88

91

179

100.0

 

Number of spring wild turkey hunting permits issued, total reported spring harvest, success rate to harvest 1 bird, and success rate to harvest 2 birds, 2004-2013.

Year

Spring permits

Total spring harvest

% harvested 1 bird

% harvested 2 birds

2004

13901

2068

12.6

2.3

2005

13660

2276

13.9

2.7

2006

14295

2266

13.4

2.4

2007

14413

2479

14.2

2.9

2008

15661

2689

14.3

2.9

2009

16440

3027

15.4

3.0

2010

16904

2757

13.5

2.7

2011

17021

2857

14.1

2.6

2012

20117

2723

11.3

2.3

2013

21115

2778

11.0

2.2

 

 

10 year mean:

13.4

2.6