Timing alone would make it special. Pennsylvania’s upcoming spring gobbler season – the state’s only big-game hunt outside of fall and winter – takes place when the world seems new, freshly green and alive.
This year’s season began on Saturday, April 23, with a one-day hunt for junior and youth mentored hunters, then runs from Saturday, April 30, to Tuesday, May 31, for everyone else.
But it has a lot more going for it than just that.
Gobbler hunting is huge on excitement, too. There are few things as thrilling as calling in a wary turkey. No wonder more than 150,000 hunters take...