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20 Turkey Tips in 20 Days: #12 Three Strikes

Turkey Tip #12: Three Strikes

When cutting and running, many hunters use the three-gobble rule to make sure a bird is hot enough to answer a call one or two more times before they hunt him. If the turkey doesn't answer another call, he likely just shock-gobbled at the first. If he answers the second, many hunters tone down their yelping and try to get the gobbler to answer something softer. If he does, he's hot.

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