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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...

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...

Do Turkey Decoys Really Work?

A constructive look at when turkey decoys do and do not work. The simple answer is of course they do. Maybe a better way of putting it is to quote the movie...

The Mysticism of Turkey Chokes, Ammo, and Shot Placement

Exploring what chokes and ammo to use for turkey hunting Turkey hunting is like nothing else in the bird hunting world. Waking up to hit the woods before sunrise on a crisp spring...

Turkey Hunting in Connecticut

Another ‘sleeper state’ for Eastern turkeys in New England. The line of jakes never seemed to end. There were three, then six, then 12 or more. I sat at the base of a tree for...

How to Kill a Silent Turkey

Explore a less traditional but effective approach to hunting turkeys that are silent during the Spring season It’s tough to put a finger on what turkeys are doing, want to do,...

Gould’s Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo mexicana) – A Wild Turkey Profile

The Story of America’s Largest and Rarest Turkey Subspecies The Gould’s turkey (Meleagris gallopavo mexicana) is one of the few wild turkey subspecies that survive in the arid...