A trip to the turkey woods would not be possible without top notch gear. Subscribers got an extra head start, saving their gas for a trip to the store and not the newsstand.
Check out the 2008 Turkey Hunters Equipment Guide:
• Box calls stand the test of time for a number of great reasons. Jim Spencer shows why.
• The pot-and-peg call might well be the most versatile
hunting tool you can use, as Jim Spencer demonstrates.
• Mouth calls are musical instruments. To competently operate such an instrument, you must learn to control and care for it. Brian Lovett lays down the basics.
• Shopping for a new turkey-getter? You’ll be pleased to
know there’s no shortage of choices. Phil Bourjaily sorts the winners from the losers.
• The quality of turkey loads has come a long way in a very short time. Jay Langston takes a look.
• If your pockets fray from all the gear you carry, you’re not alone. Scott Bestul offers solutions.
• With so many options in turkey decoys, it’s important to understand which types are likely to work best in a variety of situations. Scott Bestul offers the best advice.
• Scott Bestul shows taking birds from micro-covers requires a different approach than run-and-gunning the big woods.
• Part of hunting success is knowing fine dining lies ahead. Jim Casada tells how to get the best use from your bird.
• You could hunt without your favorite “stuff,” but why would you? Jim Schlender shares some of his favorites.
• Greg Lobas offers proof that at least some of the fun in turkey hunting
comes from taking along enough gear.