Hunting > Turkeys

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

Turkeys in Your Pocket

How to find and exploit overlooked gobbler hotspots on your public land parcel.

February 03, 2010

The Gobbler Gurus

These three unknown turkey fanatics have mastered the gobblers in their home states. Here are their hard-earned tactics.

February 03, 2010

Public Land Pressure Cooker

If you arrive at the local wildlife management area and can’t find a parking spot, you’ll need skill, luck and these tips to kill a turkey.

June 10, 2009

Box Call Music

We give you four ways to make your turkey box call sound even sweeter to that big gobbler.

June 10, 2009