Archive for turkey hunting

The Guthrie Bird

When his cherished hunting partner unexpectedly passes away, the author realizes the best way to honor him and keep his memory alive is to continue enjoying their most treasured pastime.

January 30, 2014

Testing Winchester's Long Beard XR

American Hunter's Jon Draper put Winchester's new Long Beard XR turkey loads to the test. Check out his results with this video.

November 18, 2013

Winchester Unveils Long Beard XR Turkey Load

Featuring the new-to-the-world Shot-Lok technology, Long Beard XR is capable of producing twice the pellets in a 10" circle out to 60 yards compared to traditional lead loads.

September 19, 2013

Wild Turkey for Thanksgiving

Where legal, a fall turkey hunt is the chance to hunt the icon of the fall feast; this is an opportunity to get off a morning bow stand and spend the midday scouting and hunting on your feet.

September 04, 2013

End-of-Season Turkey Gear Roundup

Another spring turkey season has come and gone, and hunters throughout the country are winding down and anxiously waiting for fall. The summer is a great time to evaluate your gear, though, and determine what you need before you next venture into the woods. Here are a few products that our E-Media editors put to use this spring—and that you may want to consider adding to your collection before next season, if you haven't already.

June 07, 2013

You Killed a Wild Turkey—Now What?

Even the latest spring turkey seasons throughout the country will be closing within the next few days—were you among the many hunters that took their first gobbler this year? If so, now it's time to decide what to do with it. Georgia Pellegrini offers the following recommendations.

May 28, 2013

6 Tips for Windy Weather Gobblers

Harold Knight and David Hale show you how to kill big gobblers on blustery spring days.

April 11, 2013

What's In Your Vest?

Looking to tag a turkey this spring? Here's a selection of new gear that you may want to consider adding to your collection before you go after that gobbler.

April 03, 2013

Profile a Tom

If you don't have much room to roam, getting to know the routines of your local gobblers is probably your best chance to fill tags this spring. Not sure where to start? Here's a little know how.

April 02, 2013

Patterned for a Turkey Shoot

Unless your 12-gauge is a lemon, its standard full choke with a quality load of No. 4, 5 or 6 is perfectly adequate for turkeys to 40 yards. But hunters are seldom satisfied with adequate. You can usually squeeze a few more pellets into your shotgun’s pattern. Here’s how.

March 25, 2013

Cabela's Releases Tactical Tat'r 2

Cabela's redesigned Tat'r Turkey Vest includes a Memory Tech foam cushion seat, pockets designed to store your calls and more.

March 08, 2013

Hunter's Specialties Releases New Legacy Calls

The new turkey calls from Hunter's Specialties are hand made and available in both a slate version and a glass model.

March 07, 2013

Fieldline Sage Creek Waist Pack

The new Fieldline Sage Creek Waist Pack is perfect for carrying all of your turkey hunting essentials in the field.

March 04, 2013

Montana Decoy 3D Papa Strut

Montana Decoy used photorealism and lightweight materials to produce an easy-to-carry 3D turkey decoy.

January 31, 2013

Mossberg Offering Spring Turkey Promo in 2013

Mossberg is offering a free gift to consumers that purchase a new turkey shotgun from Feb. 11, 2013 to May 26, 2013.

November 26, 2012