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Melissa Bachman

Easy Steps to Filming Your Own Turkey Hunt by Melissa Bachman


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Take this advice, then get out in the field and come up with what works best for you and your setup! The most important piece of advice, get to the range before your hunt and ensure you know your gun, how it shoots and are prepared for the spring! For those hunters who enjoy shooting […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 3


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How can this be done?  Winchester incorporated Shot-Lok technology into the Long Beard XR which allows the shot to hold together longer giving you better patterns down range. One very important thing to remember is just because the ammunition can do it, doesn’t mean you don’t need to put in the bench time.  Each hunter […]

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Live the Legend

Tips for Opening Day Turkey Success


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Be Early – This is particularly critical if hunting shared leased land or public land where you may need to compete for the best spots. Even better, get there the evening before and try to roost a bird by getting it to gobble at owl hoots or coyote howls after fly up. Odds are, your […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 2


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These are also great on windy days because they can be very loud and carry sound even in the wind. I also like to have a slate call around though if I use it in a ground blind, I prefer to get right up to the window to call.  This also goes for diaphragm calls; […]

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Nikki Boxler

Turkey Scouting and Early Season Techniques


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To do the crime you must put in the time Preseason scouting is essential to turkey hunting success. Since turkey leave many clues as to where they hang out, they are not overly difficult to locate. Start off by looking for roosting trees, then walk through the woods and look for tracks and upturned leaves […]

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Live the Legend

Is There a Best Shot Size for Turkey?


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According to an interview of Winchester engineer Steve Meyer, by Field & Stream’s Phil Bourjaily, it takes 2 foot-pounds (ft-lbs) of energy for a pellet to penetrate a turkey’s head or vertebrae in its neck. They noted at 35 yards, with traditional lead turkey loads, nearly half of No. 6 shot failed to penetrate those […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 1 by Melissa Bachman


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Next, if you don’t have a location to hunt, take a little time to go looking for fields with turkeys already on them.  Find out who owns the property and start knocking on doors asking for permission to hunt turkeys in the upcoming weeks.  Many times you’ll find people are more apt to let turkey […]

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