Why use a box call? Easy. They're simple to operate, and they sound like turkeys. Read
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Turkey calling champion Scott Ellis shares his advanced techniques for creating fly-down cackles using box, mouth or pot calls. This is the fourth installment of the online-only Getting Real With Your Calls series.
A receptive hen can be attracted by gobbling during the breeding season, but a longbeard might gobble himself blind in November and not attract a hen. Likewise, perfectly imitated lost yelping will not attract a turkey that’s not lost.
Context, therefore, is critical. Read
Champion turkey caller Sadler McGraw demonstrates the fly-down cackle, a difficult call to produce.