Archive for turkey hunting

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

Porter Takes Aim at the Osceola

Spring is in the air in the Sunshine State as NRA President Jim Porter kicks off some gobbler games on opening day of Florida turkey season!

March 15, 2014

Porter Takes Aim at the Osceola—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter has his own eye on the outdoors as he and Ray Eye, host of “Eye on the Outdoors,” head out to chase Osceola—subspecies No. 1 of the four he needs to achieve his grand slam.

March 15, 2014

DU, NWTF, PF and QF Sign Agreement

Four of our largest wild bird conservation organizations—Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever—have signed a "Memorandum of Understanding" (MOU).

March 14, 2014

Grand Slam, Round One

NRA President Jim Porter is almost on the ground in Florida, on leg one of his quest for a turkey Grand Slam.

March 14, 2014

Thanksgiving in March

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 14, 2014

Hunter's Specialties Strut Seat

Stay comfortable in the turkey woods this spring with the Strut Seat.

March 10, 2014