Hunting > Turkeys

Top 10 Turkey Hunting States

Traveling turkey hunters need to know where they have the best chance to bag a gobbler before committing hard-earned dollars to a hunt.

March 08, 2011

Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Wild Turkeys

The wild turkey has captivated (and baffled) hunters for decades. Here are seven things you probably didn't know about North America's largest game bird.

February 04, 2011

Truck Camping for Turkeys

Turning your truck into a rolling camp puts you in a good place to take a turkey.

May 18, 2010

Decisions On Distance

The essence of turkey hunting with a shotgun involves an “up close and personal” situation.

April 07, 2010

Double Dose of Tomfoolery

Two is company, as they say, when it comes to lessons learned and adventures shared en route to finally getting that bird in hand.

April 06, 2010

Are High-Priced Decoys Worth it?

For folks buying full-bodied strutting tom decoys dressed to the nines the question is, who is the real turkey: the gobbler or the hunter?

April 06, 2010

Bowhunting Basics for Turkeys

Here are a few suggestions to get you ahead of the bowhunting curve when it comes to gobblers.

April 06, 2010

The Right Stuff for Turkeys

Gadgets will never replace basic woodsmanship skills in the hunter success equation. Locate fresh sign, set up on it quickly and make it happen.

April 06, 2010

Web Encounters of the Hunting Kind

Like many outdoorsmen and social media lovers, Chris Walls uses Youtube as his hunting forum.

March 19, 2010

Reflections on a Marvelous Madness

Gobblers can humble us, baffle us and make fools of us—all of which is why turkey hunting is so wonderfully alluring.

March 11, 2010

Ray's Clowning Achievement

A hunt for spring turkeys and a notorious “feral clown” in the Aloha State set the tone for adventure.  

March 10, 2010

Decipher the Pecking Order

A lot of turkey behavior can be predicted based on their hierarchical system. These tips will help you decipher the pecking order. 

March 02, 2010

On Hung-Up Toms

Birds hang up, but barring mistakes, most hung-up gobblers can be un-hung. The next time you experience a hung-up bird, try these ruses.

February 12, 2010

The Gobbling Code

Listen for these hidden messages in the language of longbeards. When you learn to crack the gobbling code, you’ll have a better chance of seducing them into range.

February 03, 2010

Be Bold

Here are the cunning, crafty, utterly clandestine (and sometimes ridic­ulous) tactics American Hunter staff pulled on hard-to-call toms in seasons past.

February 03, 2010