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Find the Food Source and You’ll Bag Your Turkey

Hunting in fall versus hunting in spring is a whole different issue. While in spring, the turkey is preoccupied on his sex drive and the taking of hens. In fall, other things trigger the turkey’s natural behavior. Since the turkey is not busy with the courtship of hens, he is more concentrated on the surroundings … Read more

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Why Turkey Hunting is Primarily in the Spring Season

Turkey hunting can be very exciting and fruitful almost the whole year round, but there is something special about spring hunting. Why is turkey hunting more popular during the spring? There are many reasons why you want to prepare for turkey hunting during the spring season. Here is a brief overview of why spring is … Read more

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Skinning and Cutting Up your Turkey

So you have just gotten off a successful turkey hunt. What do you do next? Field dressing is often the most important and crucial part of a turkey hunting expedition. Here are some general guidelines for skinning and cutting up your trophy turkey prize. Removing the Feathers from Your Fowl The first step to preparing … Read more

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Top Five States for Successful Turkey Hunting

As with many different things, for hunting, there are some places that are better and others that are worse. Take a look at the top five states for successful turkey hunting as scored and ranked by many hunters. These states are preferred by hunters due to many things, such as the number of birds that … Read more

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Hunting License Requirements for Turkey Hunting

Are you interested in becoming experienced in turkey hunting, but you are not sure what the hunting license needs are? There are many things to check off before you can engage in turkey hunting. Here are some guidelines for how you can fulfill the hunting license needs that are needed for legal turkey hunting. The … Read more

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Grand Slam Hunting of Wild Turkeys

A hunter, or in particular a turkey hunter, will know what a grand slam is, but for those that are merely interested in the topic for those who are just starting out, here some tips on grand slams, what they are and what it means. A grand slam in turkey hunting means that the hunter … Read more

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Keeping Warm on those Chilly Turkey Hunts

Hunting season for turkeys is generally in early spring or late fall. Both seasons can be very cold and wet. This makes the proper gear to stay warm a necessity. Just checking the weather channel might not be the way to go, since weather is fairly unpredictable. Going out with too little gear to stay … Read more

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Your Shotgun for Hunting Turkey

No matter how good a wild game hunter you are, you cannot expect to succeed with a low-quality shotgun. There are special sight considerations that you should take when buying your shotgun or preparing to take aim at your gobbler. How is the determined turkey hunter to improve their shots? Sight considerations for your shotgun … Read more

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A Brief History on Turkey in The First Thanksgiving

How did the turkey become the symbol of Thanksgiving? The turkey has long been a symbol of Thanksgiving, but how did it get to be this way? The wild turkey, scientific name Meleagris gallop ova, is a native bird to North America. The wild turkey was a staple of the North American Indian diet for … Read more

Rio Grande Wild Turkey

A Brief Bio on the Rio Grande Wild Turkey

The Rio Grande wild turkey once came very close to extinction, but thanks to several Federal programs that preserved the turkey, it is now thriving and is allowed to be hunted again. The Rio Grande turkey has certain preferences that make it an ideal bird for hunting if you live in one its habitats. As … Read more