Wild Turkeys

Fly patterns tied with upland bird feathers rest on a table.
Using Upland Bird Feathers for Fly Tying Patterns

Beat the material shortage at the fly shop and learn how to tie five of…

Pasta with fried wild turkey and morels rests on a table.
Spring Pasta with Wild Turkey Tenderloins and Morels

Combine your wild turkey tenderloins with freshly foraged morel mushrooms for a bright springtime pasta…

The view of the bottom of a shotgun receiver with the Upland Gun Company logo.
Nick Larson’s Turkey Gun Project and Creating Your Perfect Upland Shotgun — #34 of the Gun Room Podcast

Join host Joel Penkala as he dives into conversation with Nick Larson, host of The…

A hunter carries out a turkey he killed.
The Oxymoron of Success and Failure in Turkey Hunting

Has someone truly experienced the emotions of success in hunting if they have not also…

A hunter sits with a Rio Grande wild turkey he killed.
How to Hunt Rio Grande Wild Turkeys

From the Pacific Northwest and Mountain West to the border of Mexico, there are plenty…

Cooked wild turkey wings rest on a plate.
Smoked and Sous Vide Wild Turkey Wings

Stop throwing out those wild turkey wings! Tenderize the tough cuts with a low-and-slow method…

A Merriam's wild turkey lies on a log.
Chasing the Turkey of the West: How to Hunt the Merriam’s Wild Turkey

Learn the behaviors of the wild turkey that meanders across the West’s Big Sky Country…

Sausage rests on a plate.
Jalapeño and Sun-dried Tomato Wild Turkey Thigh Sausage

Read about turning those tough turkey thighs into delicious sausage, plus sausage-making advice from expert…

Three turkey hunters walk through the Idaho wilderness.
Stay With It — A Youth Turkey Hunting Film

This is the story of a father and son duo, setting off in the Idaho…

A fly fishing fly made with turkey feathers rests on a table.
Utilizing Turkey Feathers for Fly Tying

The joy of turkey hunting doesn’t have to end once the season closes; consider using…

A Boykin Spaniel waits while its owners calls in wild turkeys.
The Boykin Spaniel Story — A Hunting Dog Confidential Film

Every hunting dog owner believes their dog is the best dog. As they say, none…

Pheasants hang in the field after being shot.
When to Field Dress Your Upland Birds

Learn when to field dress your upland birds, which methods to use and how to…

plucked upland bird legs rest on a table.
How to Remove Tendons from Upland Bird Legs

If bird meat isn’t prepared properly, tendons can become hard to navigate in a meal…

Raw upland bird tenderloins on a plate
The Complete Guide to Upland Bird Tenderloins

Tips and tricks for processing and cooking the most tender cut of meat on any…

wild turkey kebabs on a plate with a turkey fan
Wild Turkey Kebabs

Lean turkey breast benefits from being grilled in smaller chunks to cook evenly In most…

Smoked pheasant salad served on a toasted bun
Bleu Cheese and Bacon Barbecue Pheasant Salad Sandwich

Nothing says summer like BBQ, outdoor dining, and a delicious smoked pheasant salad atop a…

A close up of turkey feathers.
Gobble Your Heart Out? No, Just Yelp, A Little | HerUpland Episode #2

Fred Bird, of Morning Thunder Podcast joins Her Upland to drop some innovative tips on…

Wild turkey meat in a bowl.
Wild Turkey Meat: Nutrition, Cooking, and Handling

Learn the basics of wild turkey meat, the typical flavor profile, and techniques for cooking…

urban hunter Cliff Cadet practices archery in New York City for the coming turkey season in
New Urban Hunter from New York City | #03 Morning Thunder Podcast

From a dream to become a hunter, to a first turkey with a bow, we…

Turkey hunters in the spring woods after shooting a turkey
Etiquette of the Spring Turkey Hunting Season

Turkey hunting brings higher rates of hunter conflict, so some basic principles of etiquette will…

A turkey hunter about to take a shot with a gun that has been patterned.
How to Pattern a Turkey Gun

Use these steps to understand how effective your shotgun, choke, and shot combination is at…