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Grant Woods

When To Gobble


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Crank up the volume and listen to the gobblers. There’s a second tom gobbling in response to the bird in the video. During the early and mid breeding season mature toms will often gobble in response to other toms that are in strut areas. The tom in this video is in a known strut area […]

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Melissa Bachman

Hunt till the end – hunt till the end!


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People are always talking about hunts going down to the wire. It’s one thing when you’re hunting whitetails in the Midwest, but an entirely different issue when you’ve traveled nearly 40-hours to get half-way around the world only to find yourself still hunting hard on the last evening of the last day. I’m the first […]

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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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Melissa Bachman

Tips When Traveling Abroad With Firearms


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After returning from a trip to New Zealand, I’ve learned quite a few things about traveling overseas with firearms. Some things have been learned the hard way, but in the end I’ve come up with 4 ways to help you prepare for your trip and make traveling with your firearms a stress free process.   […]

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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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