wild turkeys Tag Archive

How Fall Turkeys Can Improve Your Calling Skills

How to call in a fall turkey and learn from their language. In my middle and high school years I spent a good amount of time studying the Cyrillic alphabet and learning to read,...

Yes You Are Supposed to Make Noise Turkey hunting

A long time hunter, but first time turkey hunter learns to adjust to the vastly different pursuit of turkey calling. The first time I ever tried to use a diaphragm call, I gagged...

Keeping Composure when Turkey Fever Strikes

The author explores how adrenaline can lead to turkey fever and an empty tag. Turkey hunting is a series of small decisions made within a larger strategy, with a few twists and...

West Nile Virus and Wild Turkeys

A look into the Wild Turkey West Nile Research Project and the future steps. Until recently, West Nile Virus (WNV) was not on the radar as a potential disease impacting wild...

Our Connection – A Turkey Hunting Film on Connecting with Our Food

Turkey hunting is one of the closest connections we can have between nature and our food. Jesse St Andre is a Maine native and a true New Englander. From growing up hunting the...

The Fighting Hens – A Deadly Turkey Calling Tactic

Spring turkey hunting tactics rarely explore the idea of calling other hens as a viable option to kill toms. Give me a diaphragm call and it’s game over. As in game over,...

Poor Man’s Elk – Hunting Turkeys in Film

An Elk Hunter Finds a Passion for Turkey Hunting in the Spring Jeff Lusk is a passionate elk hunter from Puyallup, Wash., who caught turkey fever. Now he finds himself in...

Sleeping in May Be the Best Timing for Turkey Hunting

Looking at the benefits of primarily hunting mid to late morning turkeys and sleeping in for the dawn. Life evolves in many ways. Jobs (and bird dogs) make us wake at the crack of...

Unusual Turkey Decoy Methods that Work

Step up your turkey decoy game this season When it comes to turkey decoys, I’m a minimalist. Though I understand that some movement in the spread can create interest, and a...

My Heart – A Turkey Hunting Film in the Ozarks

Follow Jim Ronquest into his stopping grounds of the Ozarks in the pursuit of wild turkeys. Jim Ronquest’s professional career has been built around the waterfowl world as the...