Steve Hickoff is the Realtree Turkey Hunting Editor and Blogger. He’s been beaten by more birds than he can remember. Still he kills enough to eat well, and fool with beards, spurs and fans until the next season. Pennsylvania born and raised, Maine is his home base now. A full-time outdoor communicator with a couple university writing degrees, he chases spring gobblers and fall flocks around the country. It's "all turkeys, all the time" on the Realtree Turkey Blog.
Video: Kee-Kee with a Friction Call
Want some tips for making a kee-kee with a friction call? The kee-kee is the maturing lost whistle of a young turkey. In fall hunting, it's often used when calling hatch-year birds back after scattering a family flock. Here calling authority Scott Ellis demonstrates the proper technique for holding your striker and making the kee-kee with a friction call. For more tips check out his website.