T&TH reader Earl Groves has hunted turkeys for 50 years and killed more than 500 gobblers. You’d think nothing could surprise him after all that. Then again, maybe something could.
Harvest figures from Spring 2010 turkey seasons in Wisconsin and Missouri, typically two of the top states, showed mixed results. Read
Hope arrived this morning. As I turned onto a town road on my way to work, a hen popped up in the ditch. Sure enough, at least 10 little fuzzballs — probably less than a week old — followed behind her. Read
In Decision Time, Editor Brian Lovett will share a scenario from his 20+ years hunting turkeys. Each hinges on a critical decision. Read the scenario, head to the forum and post what choice you would have made. Then see how things actually turned out. This edition asks what to do about an unresponsive gobbler.
Alan Eppinger tells the story of his grandsons first gobbler.
I can’t complain. The season had been good. True, there had been ups and downs, but that’s turkey hunting. If it weren’t so frustrating and difficult at times, it wouldn’t be as enjoyable or gratifying. Read