What Is a Jake Turkey?

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A Jake turkey is an immature male turkey and they can be distinguished from mature male turkeys by their tails. A Jake turkey's tail has the feathers forming at the center of the tail longer than the rest of the feathers in the tail while in mature turkeys, all the tail feathers are of the same length.
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A jake is a juvenile male turkey -- one in his first year. He is smaller than a tom, has a shorter "beard," and is unlikely to successfully stake out a mating territory
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A jake is a juvenile
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During the spring hunt, only mature male turkeys, known as toms, or juvenile males, known as jakes, may be harvested.
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A mature Tom always has fully grown tail feathers, when they are strutting you can tell. When the fan is fully displayed the feathers are all the same length. He will usually have
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