There I was, hunkered against a tree, listening to a gobbler hammer nonstop from the limb 100 yards away. He'd climbed all over my first tree-yelp, so I was eagerly awaiting flydown. Read
We switched from travel clothing to camo and hit the parks and canyons of the surrounding mountains. Read
After dropping first Nebraska gobbler back at the Cabela’s camp, I set out with Alex Rutledge of Hunter’s Specialties for another try at canyon country longbeards. Read
"There's birds in the canyons up there," he said. "I'd just head out and see what you find." Read
The next morning I got up extra early and headed east. After a long walk, I made a few locator calls to find the birds. Read
Turkeys are amazing creatures, able to adapt to a number of environments and situations. As these pictures show, not even being impaled by a stick can slow a turkey down. Take that cockroaches!