Archive for turkey hunting

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

A Nebraska Spring Turkey Hunt

Spring turkey season may be the best hunt of all. It’s an active hunt in glorious weather amid blooming flowers and chirping birds … at least it’s supposed to be. Sometimes, the best-laid plans …

March 28, 2014

The Turkey Tool from Real Avid

Finding the right tool for the job just got a whole lot easier.

March 25, 2014

New MAD Turkey Calls From Flambeau Outdoors

Whether you’re a novice or looking to upgrade, these new calls will have you talking turkey in no time.

March 24, 2014

How to Predict and Hunt Gobbling Peaks

To help you tag a turkey this season, Field Editor Frank Miniter shares some helpful tips on how to predict and hunt gobbling peaks.

March 24, 2014

Porter Harvests Rio Turkey; One Subspecies Remains In Hunt for Grand Slam

NRA President Jim Porter has been covering the turkey hunting bases this week, hitting three states in five days in pursuit of three of the four U.S. subspecies! NRA Publications' John Zent broke the news on Porter's Rio Grande in Texas late yesterday, and this morning we've got even more great photos to share. Check out the action in the gallery below.

March 20, 2014

Jim Porter Tags Eastern Turkey; Two Away from Grand Slam—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter got a break from the bad weather on Tuesday morning and dropped a beautiful Eastern gobbler, marking the second of the four turkey subspecies he needs to claim his prestigious grand slam.

March 18, 2014

Three Reasons to Scope Your Turkey Gun and Three Reasons Not To

Turkey hunters once scoffed at using an optic on their specialized shotguns. Some still do, but many hunters today see a clear advantage.

March 18, 2014

Eastern Gobblers Calling Porter's Name—Photo Gallery

By late afternoon on Porter's second day of the hunt, the rain stopped in time for him to run out with nothing more than a gun, a couple of box calls and a camera. Within minutes, a tom was answering! Too bad he wasn't quite ready to strut into shotgun range, but tomorrow is another day. In the meantime, here is a glimpse of Porter's first Alabama outing.

March 16, 2014