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  • Top 10 Turkey Hunting Mistakes

    There are tried-and-true ways to assure you’ll come home empty-handed from the turkey woods. They’re easy. Just follow these steps as laid out by champion turkey caller and Realtree pro staffer Anthony Virga, who has seen them in action and learned some of them first-hand. Mistake 1. Be impatient. “Everybody...

  • The 10 Commandments of Public Land Turkey Hunting

    Some folks have private honey holes. Filling spring gobbler tags without too much outside hunting pressure is pretty much assured. And then there's the rest of us. The guys who hunt public land turkeys with everyone else. It’s busy. It’s crowded. Some strategies are in order. So let's get to...

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Knowledge is Power.

Realtree Global Girl, Rachel Carrie discusses the importance to her of sharing her knowledge and experiences of teaching her son, the future generation about hunting and conservation. Some of my fondest childhood memories were when I was either out ratting and rabbiting with my dad and our harris hawk, or...


The Only Call You Need for Turkey Hunting

If you’re going to learn one call for turkey hunting, one turkey sound that will let you speak their language and provide the best chance for you to lure in a gobbler, learn how to yelp. The Yelp The yelp is the most common sound a hen turkey makes when...


Preparing for Roebuck Season

We caught up with Keith Watson for a chat as he shares some of his insights ready for the start of the roebuck season in the UK. Q: What do you enjoy most about Roebuck hunting? A: I have been roebuck hunting for years and I love every minute I...


Tyler Jordan's Top 10 Turkey Hunting Tips

Born in 1992, Tyler Jordan killed his first turkey at age eight. It’s one of his favorite memories. He and his father Bill Jordan, Realtree founder, shared the moment. They’d gone out on a Thursday afternoon to roost turkeys for their Friday morning hunt. Two birds not far from a...


5 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Call Turkeys

Use these five tips to teach kids how to call turkeys. 1. Start with an easy-to-run call There is nothing simpler than making a yelp on a push/pull style call. For young kids just starting out, this is the perfect call style to begin with. Show them how to make...


Introducing Children To Pest Control

Pest control is a necessary task needed to help protect domestic poultry and livestock as well as wildlife. Every animal has its place within the foodchain, but sometimes human intervention is required to help manage and maintain balance. I perform a wide variety of pest control from trapping to shooting...


Extreme Roost Setups for Turkey Hunting

Setting up tight to roosting turkeys can be the most productive strategy in your spring turkey hunting playbook.


Plan B for Turkey Hunting Opening Morning

Long-awaited opening morning is here. You dreamed of turkeys flying off the roost, working toward your perfectly located tree. Your calls are prepped and waiting. Your shotgun cleaned, patterned and cleaned again. Your overloaded turkey vest is straining the coat hook by the back door. License, check. Everything is ready...


How to Teach Somebody to Turkey Hunt

If you’ve never helped a beginning turkey hunter start climbing the learning curve, you’re missing one of the most enjoyable aspects of the sport. Archibald Rutledge wrote many years ago that “Some men are mere hunters; others are turkey hunters,” and he was right. There’s something about this bird, and...


3 Things You Need to Do to Kill a Turkey

Daryle Singletary doesn’t consider himself a great turkey hunter, not by a long shot, but he’s learned a thing or two pursuing the birds when he’s not on stage belting out country songs. “I’m not the best by no means, but with trial and error I’ve gotten lucky,” he said...


Realtree Is New Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever National Sponsor and Partner in Conservation

I recently caught up with Bob St. Pierre, vice president of marketing for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever , to get his thoughts on Realtree's new conservation partnership with both organizations. "Most of us got our hunting start walking a two-track path with dad, mom, and a bird dog," St...


3 Ways to Hold More Deer on Your Land

The first step in managing a property should be to improve the carrying capacity of whatever game animal, or animals, you want to hunt. Immediately talk to your local USDA/NRCS agent and let them help determine what you need to do. They should also be able look at maps of...


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