Put simply, fall turkey dogs — trained to the task — help you find and flush autumn flocks better than you might on foot. They provide companionship in the field. In turkey dogging, finding birds — not just shooting — is a measure of success. Read
"Freddy" was an urban wild turkey (an oxymoron?) of Easton, Massachusetts, with a conflicted reputation. On the one hand, locals revered the bird as a de facto icon of the area. On the other, Freddy hated motorcyclists. Guess which side … Read
Wrapping game in bacon is nothing new, but this video shows how to do it with an interesting twist. The "Cajun" flavor comes from jalepenos, cream cheese and Cajun seasoning. Click here to check out more wild turkey recipes.
Every year in early to mid-June, I start to fret about the welfare of freshly hatched poults. And the past few years, heavy rain appears as if on cue, adding to my worries. Read
Have you noticed that turkey hunters are very superstitious? I am, at least. Every spring, I wear various camo hats until I kill a bird. That cap then becomes my lucky hat for the spring. Switching to another hat can be disastrous. Read
No regrets, of course. It was a weird spring but a great season. I got to hunt some tremendous places with friends old and new, taking several dandy longbeards along the way. Read