When Gobbling Peaks

Most states try to set their spring gobbler season to coincide with the peak of gobbling activity. Due to both latitude and altitude, when the gobblers actually think it is time to start gobbling varies considerably. Gobbling may peak in … Continued

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Cluck And Yelp

The cluck and yelp are the basics of turkey talk and the building blocks of good calling technique. If you think about it, such advanced calls as cackling and cutting are mere variants of the cluck and yelp. The cackle … Continued

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Don’t Stretch Your Barrel

When you hear a turkey-hunting tale where the shooting range is 50 yards or more, you might want to take it with a grain of salt. With today’s super-tight turkey chokes and highly developed ammunition, we have added some reliable … Continued

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The Gobble Call

The use of calls imitating the gobble of an adult male is somewhat controversial. It is an excellent locator call. It also can attract a dominant gobbler looking for an intruder in his territory. However, gobbling has some tactical downsides … Continued

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Scout Out A Gobbler

Your best bet for a successful turkey season is locating a gobbler (or gobblers) just before opening day. Having several birds located is the turkey-hunting equivalent of a royal straight flush because, particularly in the early season, not every gobbler … Continued

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Prepare Your Turkey For Mounting

Taking a wild gobbler is a worthy accomplishment and the successful hunter should be proud. Many happy hunters want to have a significant gobbler mounted. It is easy to do this because a qualified taxidermist does most of the work. … Continued

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