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Turkey Setups


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It can be one of the most critical decisions a turkey hunter makes; where to set up when he hears that longbeard gobble. Unless the bird is right on top of you, take a moment and choose your spot wisely. Dropping down in the wrong spot can put you in a slight depression or behind […]

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Grant Woods

Hunting Competitive Gobbleres


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In most states turkey season opens during the early portion of breeding season when gobblers are still very competitive. If there are plenty of mature toms around they will actively chase jakes (year old male turkeys) away from hens and/or the mature tom’s strut zones. I recently used a Reconyx UltraFire camera to monitor a […]

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Grant Woods

Hunting Early Season Gobblers


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Early season for gobblers depends on the location or latitude. For example, this year turkey season opens in Hawaii (there are lots of turkeys on the Hawaiian Islands!) March 1st and on May 4th in Maine. Wherever you plan to hunt during the “early season” one thing is for certain, you need to be close to an […]

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Melissa Bachman

11 Great Ways To Spend The Off Season


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If you’re anything like me you probably wish hunting season would never end, but unfortunately it does. The good news is there are a ton of other activities we can do outside to keep us busy and occupied until the next hunting season rolls into place. I’ve come up with a list of what I […]

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Grant Woods

Patterning Your Turkey Gun


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I really enjoy turkey hunting! I also enjoy eating wild turkey so I want to be successful! In addition to practicing calling, scouting, etc., there’s another critical step to be a successful turkey hunter. That’s patterning and practicing with a turkey gun! Turkey guns are usually 12 gauge shotguns with an extra full choke. Mine […]

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Melissa Bachman

Curiosity Won’t Kill The Turkey Hunter


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Turkey hunters are constantly trying to up their game and create the perfect gun, choke and ammo combination. We all want the perfect balance for those extremely close shots yet still have the opportunity to take a bird if it happens to hang up. Spending countless hours at the range is great, but sometimes we […]

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Turkey Hunting’s Great Debate


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If you walk into a diner in the South during mid-April around lunchtime and ask the general population, “What is the best shot size to hunt turkeys with?,” you may just start a full scale riot. If not, you will surely spark a heated discussion that will vary with every opinion, and one that could […]

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Late Season Whitetail – Don’t Give Up!


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Late Season Whitetail, Don’t Give up! In many areas where whitetails reside the rut falls sometime in the month of December, and many folks consider deer season over post rut. Some of the country’s best deer hunting can be had in the months of December and January, but you can’t give up after Thanksgiving. Prime […]

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