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From the Experts

In More Ways Than One, the Turkey Has Landed

Thankfully for hunters, Ben Franklin didn’t get his wish in the late 1700s when he preferred the wild turkey over the bald eagle as the U.S. symbol. Read

How to Preserve, Display a Turkey’s Trophy Parts

A wild turkey’s legs, spurs, beard and plumage are decorative when properly preserved and require minimal space for displaying. Spread tails and wings look good on a den wall and small parts such as spurs and beards can be preserved and put away for safekeeping in display boxes or displayed in shadow boxes. But don’t hide your trophies — it is easy to make them worthy additions to your home or lodge decor. Read

Hot Gear: Talk Sweetly When Calling Your Birds

Turkey hunters are only as good as the calls they use to produce those sounds that drive tom turkeys crazy. Here are some super-sweet models to consider. Read

Recent Articles

A Special Place for Family, Memories and Turkey Hunting

I’m guessing that you also have places in the wilds that call to your spirit — those that are special to you for any number of reasons. Read

The Wild Turkey as National Bird of the United States?

The wild turkey isn’t the national bird of the United States, but it is still a symbol of the power of wildlife conservation. Here’s why. Read

Turkey Hunting Buddies Only Add to the Enjoyment

A good friend once told me that while hunting is not a spectator sport, adding a best buddy to the mix can boost enjoyment and add efficiency to the experience. Read

Put Gobblers on the Ground with Dirty Tricks with Friction Calls

Put more gobblers on the ground with these proven tactics and dirty tricks with friction calls that make wild turkeys go nuts. Read

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