The Pheasants Forever 2014 hunting forecast is out. According to the report Science reveals weather and habitat as the two critical variables determining our pheasant population. Positive weather patterns during the winter and spring seasons have assisted in population increases for most states.
For bird hunters who enjoy walking tracts of pheasant habitat, the fall hunting season of 2014 should provide a high level of anticipation compared to recent years.
Favorable weather conditions can lead to short-term population gains, however, it’s habitat that remains the key to a long-term turnaround in bird numbers.
Pheasants Forever feels even in the most challenging of times for habitat and wildlife, their member’s support of their mission for wild things and wild places is crucial for protecting habitat and our hunting heritage.
For the complete forecast you can go to www.pheasantsforever.org.