Turkey Population Declines Make Hunters Accept Change Lead

Turkey Population Declines Make Hunters Accept Change

Even as turkey populations nationwide have declined, turkey hunters have remained optimistic. That attitude stands in contrast to hunters overall, particularly deer hunters, who seem grumpier all the time. Game agencies weigh these attitudes as they seek ways to reduce turkey harvests without reducing hunter satisfaction.

Behind the Bullet: .257 Roberts

The .257 Bob certainly has lost popularity of late, but those who still take him afield each fall quietly go about their business, accurately placing shots and taking game without destroying any more meat than is necessary.

Hardware: Bergara Premier Canyon Rifle

The Bergara Premier Canyon rifle is beautifully lightweight and comfortable to carry. It balances like a Latin dancer and shoots as well as its heritage suggests.

Comfort Afield: ThermaSeat Roundup

Contributor Barb Melloni gives a rundown on the different offerings available from ThermaSeat, to keep hunters comfortable in the woods this turkey season (and beyond).

A Beginner’s Guide to Turkey Hunting

Learning how to hunt turkeys is easier than you think. Here is what you need to know to jumpstart your journey.

Hunt Out of Your Comfort Zone for Eastern Turkeys

Eastern wild turkeys, found in 38 states, are our most widely distributed subspecies of wild turkeys—and also perhaps the most confounding bird to hunt. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Try these tactics to avoid frustration.

Turkey Hunting with a Red Dot: Leupold’s DeltaPoint Pro

Turkey hunters looking for a reliable red dot for their turkey gun need look no further than the DeltaPoint Pro. It is compact, lightweight and features a wide field of view, motion sensor technology to conserve battery and multiple brightness settings.

A Guide to the Big Woods

Maine’s Matt Whitegiver has guided hunters for more than 40 years. Today, he lives to guide Special Operations veterans to Big Woods adventure—and perhaps a path back to peace.

Hardware: Savage 110 Magpul Hunter

Savage Arms has teamed up with Magpul to pair a premium aftermarket stock with the Savage’s proven 110 action. The combination mates the company’s reputation for accuracy with Magpul’s renowned versatility to create a Model 110 that’s ideal for any hunter.

Remington Introduces New Turkey Loads for 2022

Remington Ammunition has announced new tungsten and high-velocity loads for turkey hunters.

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