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Nikki Boxler

Turkey Scouting and Early Season Techniques


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Turkey season is just around the corner and has even begun in some states. As I gear up for the first turkey hunt of the season, I like to look back on past seasons and reflect on the things that I have learned through personal experience and through hunting with others. While I am constantly […]

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Live the Legend

Is There a Best Shot Size for Turkey?


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Turkey loads generally come in three different sizes: No. 4, No. 5 or No. 6. Sure, there are some off brands with off-sizes, such as No. 7s or duplex loads with a mix of 4s and 6s, but generally we are talking about one of those first three when it comes to buying turkey loads. […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 1


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Turkey hunting odds can be easily increased or decreased depending on the amount of work you put into your hunt both before and during.  For those who want to increase their chances of success, here are a few simple tips to make you a more effective hunter.  First, do your best to get out to […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Sighting in Your Turkey Gun


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While shooting one’s gun prior to the turkey season is not an absolute must, it is a really good idea to spend some time at the range before setting off to chase tom turkey. Or in my case, spend some time out on the property near one of our barns. While Winchester’s Longbeard is lethal […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Make More Accurate Shots at Turkey


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Want to make more accurate shots at tom turkey this spring? Better spend some time at the range then. More accurate and lethal shots at turkey this spring are a direct function of range time. Get to know your best gun/load/choke combination before hitting the woods or prairies this spring. Too, another great idea is […]

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Nikki Boxler

Pre-turkey season fitness video


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Springtime is tom turkey time. With just a few simple exercises, you can increase stamina in the woods and fields this year. Come along on this blog (and view the video portion) to learn how. They’re simple…I promise! With regards to our bodies, mobility is simply the ability of our body to move freely or […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips to Finding More Sheds This Spring


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After a long, cold Minnesota winter the thought of all the snow melting and getting outside to look for sheds always gets me excited for spring!  I would love to tell you that this year will be amazing as little Miss Pork Chop and I are teaming up to look for sheds, but her flat […]

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Prepping for Turkey Season – Part 2


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Prior to the coming spring turkey seasons, it is important to check your gear and make sure your camo is in good shape, as well as your calls. You will also want to practice. Just as important is to make sure your shotgun is in shooting shape and you are stocked up on the necessary—no, […]

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