Photo Essay: Pre-Season Scouting for Turkey Hunting

By Steve Hickoff writes Turkey Blog with Steve Hickoff

Make pre-season scouting for turkey hunting fun by doing it with a camera.

Longbeards in the Deep South are strutting their stuff right now. (Stephanie Mallory photo)


These two Maine gobblers are still running in an all-male group of four birds. (Steve Hickoff photo)


Body language on these two February gobblers says they're ready. (Stephanie Mallory photo)


This old boy has seen many a Maine winter. And maybe one more spring. (Steve Hickoff photo)

What are your birds doing right now? Do you scout for them with a camera before turkey hunting? Let us know in the comments section below and thanks.

Steve Hickoff is Realtree's turkey hunting editor and blogger.