Posts Tagged ‘Wild turkey’

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Are pressured turkeys smarter than others?

Are pressured turkeys smarter than others? A study out of the University of Georgia determined that hunters have an effect on turkey behaviour.

DIY Turkey Decoy
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DIY turkey decoy – Strut your stuff

Decoy realism counts in turkey hunting, but I’m not yet ready to spend several hundred dollars on an ultra-realistic model. Instead, I make use of the spoils of a previous hunt… Using this process, your decoy will be almost indistinguishable from the real thing, and moreover, it will appear to be in strut.

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All tracks lead to spring

All tracks lead to spring. There is still snow on the ground in this part of the province. And, as I peck at these keys, turkey season is less than a month away and closing fast.. Those two thoughts converged in my mind seconds after I noticed a set of turkey tracks in the snow just down the road from my place.

Turkey hunt
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Luck of the Irish: spring turkey hunt

This was my first guided turkey hunt, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. At around 4:30 a.m. I arrived at the old farmhouse where we had arranged to meet.

late season turkey
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Top three calls for late-spring toms

We were set up by 5:05 a.m. Brandon barely finished his first strike on the slate call when the tom sounded off, loudly, not even 60-yards away.

Thai Turkey Sliders
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OOD top turkey recipes

If you’re looking for a yummy way to serve your bird OOD has you covered with these great Susan Kane-Doyle turkey recipes!

County Outfitters
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In search of birds

Frank Dunlop of County Outfitters has five turkeys in the OFAH Wild Turkey Registry. I hope to tap into his expertise and harvest a real limb hanger…

Tree stand turkey hunting
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Make like a tree

Finding yourself a nice comfy spot at the base of a tree is one way to hunt for turkeys. This year I’ve decided to mix it up and perch myself in a tree.

Turkey Tips
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Tom Foolery: Three Turkey Tips From a Pro

Turkey hunting can seem like a tiring battle of wits between man and Thanksgiving dinner — over the years, however, I’ve learned a few tricks to help coax that gobbler