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Life History of the Merriam’s Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami)

Pursuing the beautiful mountain bird — the Merriam’s Wild Turkey. Just as the Eastern wild turkey is known for eastern forests and the Midwest, the Merriam’s...

The Basics of Turkey Calls and Their History

Take a journey through the types of turkey calls and applications from Native American history to modern times. Like many tools used in modern times, the turkey call was crafted...

How Hard is it to Bowhunt Turkeys?

Exploring the difficulties of archery hunting wild turkeys Every spring in the fading weeks of March, I make it a point to re-read the book of all turkey hunting books, Tom...

How to Hunt Turkeys During the Midday

How to turn the tides on turkey hunting after lunch. Midday gobblers can provide a completely different style of hunt. These birds have moved away from the roost and shifted their...

Osceola Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo osceola) – A Wild Turkey Profile

What do you know about the swamp turkey from Florida? The Osceola wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo osceola), also known as the Florida turkey, is a subspecies of wild turkey that...

When, How and Why to Use a Ground Blind for Turkeys

Understanding when to use a ground blind. While the turkey hunter will encounter many different challenges, one thing remains the same: turkeys can be pursued in a plethora of...

Can I Use a 20-Gauge to Hunt Turkeys?

A look into breaking tradition by hunting turkey with a 20-gauge. Yes, yes, yes. I grew up in a family that was all about the 12-gauge. As a small-framed hunter, I’ve always...

Scouting Turkeys with Trail Cameras

Scouting turkeys with trail cameras can make turkey hunting more efficient. Every turkey hunter knows that one of the most important parts of turkey hunting is scouting. Many...

Is Bad Calling Good Enough to Hunt Turkeys?

Being a champion turkey caller is not a prerequisite for being a good turkey hunter.  The short answer is, yes. But as my cousin Todd and I found out one warm April morning...

Rio Grande Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo intermedia)

The Rio Grande Wild Turkey is more than just a Texas bird.  The Rio Grande subspecies of wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo intermedia) is best known for the arid regions...