Overlooked Mountain Gobblers
You can find active birds in the mountains, where few hunters tread.
6 Tips for Windy Weather Gobblers
Harold Knight and David Hale show you how to kill big gobblers on blustery spring days.
Thanks to the cold, rainy weather, Porter’s second morning hunt in Alabama is also cut short, but maybe regrouping around the lodge fireplace mid-morning just might fuel a good plan for this afternoon.
When Gobblers are Gullible
More often what we should be looking for are lonely gobblers, as even well-educated toms can be had when their hens go to nest. Here are four times and methods to catch them forlorn.
Member's Hunt: In My Lap
I took my first spring gobbler in 1989 and have been hooked ever since. So it was natural that I would get my son, Jackson, interested at an early age.
Ain't Worth a Sit
The Golden Rule of turkey hunting says you can only kill a turkey while sitting down. While this is the preferable position, like all rules, it’s made to broken.
6 Pre-Season Spring Turkey Tips
Most of us have done it: We wake up and head into the turkey woods before daylight, not knowing where, when, or even if there is a turkey within 10 miles, much less a turkey within an acceptable range to make a move. And, yes, sometimes you can make it work. But if you want to better your odds, a few extra preseason hours spent in the woods can make a huge difference.
Know-How: Kill a Tom at Any Time
When things don’t work out at dawn or if you can’t make it to the woods until midday, knowing a bird’s daily routine will help you plan an attack at any hour—right up until last light.