Archive for turkey hunting

Mississippi Hunter Tags 4-Bearded Gobbler

After pursuing a gobbler he had seen on his trail camera for three weeks, Hunter Hood had no idea exactly what he was getting until he picked up the harvested tom.

May 27, 2014

Nebraska Turkeys with Cabela's

I'm hunting turkeys in the Sand Hills of Nebraska this week, but first I have to get there.

May 14, 2014

Barnes Sisters Hit the Turkey Woods

U.S. Olympic biathletes and shooting sports stars Lanny and Tracy Barnes check in during turkey season. We'll let Lanny tell the story.

May 05, 2014

Turkey Season's Public-Land Play

Field Editor Frank Miniter put his own tips to use this morning.

May 02, 2014

How Turkey Hunting is Like Dating Men

As a novice turkey hunter, Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum takes all the advice she can get—even from a turkey-hunting cab driver in Indianapolis.

April 30, 2014

Tearing Down the Wall: A Daughter's First Hunt

Michael L. Dixon of Elsbury, Mo., is not the first father to think that his son would be his hunting buddy and his daughter, just a daughter. Turns out that's not always the case.

April 29, 2014

Gallery: A Nebraska Spring Turkey Hunt

Nebraska in March can be chilly—even frigid—but that doesn’t stop a band of dedicated hunters intent on hunting spring turkeys. With its diverse terrain and two-bird limit, central Nebraska offers even fanatics an incredible turkey hunting experience, even if at times it may feel like a winter deer hunt.

April 23, 2014

A Successful Turkey Hunt—Where I Killed Nothing

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently returned from a spring turkey hunt in Kentucky sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and the National Wild Turkey Federation. She didn't tag out, but she's not too broken up about it. Find out why here.

April 20, 2014

Trend Shows Women Prefer Turkey Hunting for First Hunt

Birds of spring spur nationwide surge in female hunters.

April 16, 2014

Member's Hunt: Youth Hunter Tags Rare Gobbler

Michael Stockwell of Akron, Ohio, was hunting spring gobblers with his uncle when he landed a trophy turkey. Read the full story here.

April 15, 2014

Vermejo Park Ranch, Here We Come!

NRA President Jim Porter is only hours away from the Vermejo Park Ranch where he'll close in on the Merriam's and a turkey grand slam!

April 14, 2014

NRA President James W. Porter and his Osceola

As NRA President James W. Porter II gears up for the final leg of his turkey grand slam, take a look back at what he has accomplished to date!

April 08, 2014

Gamehide ElimiTick Utra-Lite Apparel

Turkey season has finally arrived in some parts of the country, and unfortunately so have the bugs of spring. Camouflage with insect repellant built right in may be the latest, greatest thing.

April 03, 2014

Almost Time to Hunt the Thunder Chicken

In many states, turkey season openers are just around the corner. Virginia residents who haven't taken a hunters ed course can now do so with an easy-to-use online course.

March 31, 2014

Momma Knows Best, a Husband and Wife Turkey Hunt

Before the kids came along, Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller's wife was an avid hunter. He wasn't sure they would ever hunt together again, until she uttered the words, "Think we could hunt turkeys next week?" Find out what happened.

March 31, 2014