turkey hunting

TURKEY  Alpz Grand Slam Vest

Hot Gear: New Turkey Vest is a Grand Slam

This time of year is when serious turkey hunters inventory their gear and take a hard look at what works and what doesn’t. If you think that one of the things that doesn’t work perfectly for you is your turkey vest, or if your vest is “okay” but getting old, right now is a...

TURKEY  Zink call hunter

Combo Cut Gives Turkey Callers More Options

Turkey hunters usually carry a host of different calls in their well stocked vests, but may rely on just a couple of them for the bulk of their calling. For the very best turkey callers, at least one of these will undoubtedly be a mouth call. Why? Because this versatile style of call can...

Success with the Rio in Texas!

Turkey Tuesday: Grand Slam Quest Begins in Texas

Editor’s Note: This is the first of four parts of one turkey hunter’s quest for the Grand Slam, a journey that takes him throughout the country as he seeks to fulfill his dream of hunting and killing the four U.S. turkey subspecies: Rio, Merriam’s, Eastern and Osceola. Slammed! Part One I was a relative latecomer...

Turkey hunters with Avian-X decoy

Lifelike Turkey Decoys Make Gobblers Take Second Look

The first time I saw an Avian-X turkey decoy was in spring 2012 on a hunt down in south Alabama and I was flat-out gobsmacked at how good the hen looked in the field. We were doing a turkey bowhunt with Nu-Fletch and Avian-X contributed some decoys. Holy smokes, did those hens look realistic....