It’s time to talk turkey on “Kentucky Afield” television’s annual call


Mar 11, 2001
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It’s time to talk turkey on “Kentucky Afield” television’s annual call-in show


Frankfort, Kentucky – With the statewide wild turkey season slated to open Saturday, April 12, “Kentucky Afield” television gives hunters an opportunity to ask questions of the experts on the program’s live call-in show, Saturday, April 5.

A panel of wildlife and law enforcement specialists including Kentucky’s wild turkey biologist, Steven Dobey, will join host Tim Farmer to answer questions from viewers about turkeys. The show will last half an hour.

More than 115,000 hunters are expected to hunt turkeys during the spring seasons – an increase of more than 10,000 since 2001. Kids 15 and under have their own season this weekend, April 5 and 6, while the statewide season runs April 12 through May 4.

“Kentucky Afield” is a production of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. It is the longest continuously-running outdoor television show in the nation. The wild turkey call-in special airs Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Eastern /7:30 p.m. Central and will be repeated on Sunday at 4 p.m. Eastern/3 p.m. Central on KET 1.

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources manages, regulates, enforces and promotes responsible use of all fish and wildlife species, their habitats, public wildlife areas and waterways for the benefit of those resources and for public enjoyment. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, has an economic impact to the state of $4.8 billion annually. For more information on the department, visit our web site at

Media Contact:
Scott Moore (800) 858-1549 ext. 432

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