turkey hunting

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Hunter Survives Shocking Encounter in the Field

OK, seriously now, I’d have gone into cardiac arrest or wet my pants or soiled my britches or all of the above if I’d been the hunter in this video. I mean, dang. Can you imagine? Have you ever had something like this happen to you, or almost happen? I know of hunters who...

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Turkey Bonus: Border Patrol for Two-State Gobblers

Kansas and Missouri are loaded with gangs of aggressive turkeys. The dominant males sport long beards and carry sharp spurs, and every spring they’re looking for a fight. My posse wanted a piece of the action, so we joined a camp on the state line to patrol the border. Going after gobblers in familiar...

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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...

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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...