Gobblers don’t play by the rules, so why should you? Even the score this spring by using some dirty tricks with box and friction calls. Read
Brian Lovett outlines how to approach a friction call for the first time. Read
This is the second part of an article that examines some of the commonly-held myths that abound among fall turkey hunters. Don’t let these fables keep you from getting your bird. Read
Opinions and beliefs about autumn turkeys are wide and varied. Some have merit and others, well, you decide. Read
Whether you bagged a bird or not this season, the real question is: What did you learn?
Our hunt had started so well. After hearing little before flydown, my friend Dan Barden and I had trekked across a pasture and up a small ridge before stopping to call. At the first cluck, a gobbler hammered back 75 yards away. Barden and I exchanged wide-eyed looks as we scrambled for cover. The bird was just over a crest in the woods at the field edge, so I anticipated a quick hunt. I yelped softly, and the bird double-gobbled. Man, it was going to be textbook. Read