Turkey Hunting

Gobble, gobble, y’all. What makes Realtree.com the best online resource for turkey hunters? Spring and fall. Bow and shotgun. Calls and decoys. We cover all things turkey, right here.


 Editorial
  • What You Should Know About Lyme Disease

    I don’t want to scare you or discourage you, and I am certainly not trying to talk you out of going turkey hunting, but Lyme disease is serious business. The reported cases are increasing at an alarming rate, up from 4,000 in 1994 to over 30,000 a year in 48...

  • 5 Things You Learn from Missing Turkeys

    As the saying goes, "If you haven't missed a turkey, you aren't hunting enough." Lessons learned from such experiences follow here . . . 1. SHOOTING TOO FAST The flock suddenly appeared, materializing on the high Pennsylvania ridgetop. Driven by target panic, I raised my gun, swiftly took aim at...


 Blogs
  • Realtree Pro Staffer Anthony Virga Kills No. 2 All-Time New Jersey Turkey

    Like all hunters, we spring gobbler chasers text each other during the season, often on a daily (and nightly) basis. My phone has been lighting up with messages since early March. One of the most recent, received last Friday, May 19, included this note from Realtree pro staffer Anthony Virga...

  • Video: Wild Turkey Hen Fakes Injury to Protect Her Young

    Wild turkey encounters can happen suddenly during late spring and summer days. You might be walking in the woods, or even in a suburban area where human habituation may have taken place. This time of the year, some hens are with poults, if they've bred successfully. Depending on where you...


 Galleries

  • Turkey Hunting Nation

    Turkey populations. Public land acreage. License fees. And an overall hunting grade. New state profiles posted every day of the season.

  • Strut Report

    Spring is finally here, and the turkeys are finally gobbling. Tell us what the toms are doing in your area, and keep tabs on gobbling and strutting activity all across the country with the Realtree Strut Report.

  • The Gobbler Guide

    A step-by-step guide to help you work your way through a classic spring turkey hunt. From roost to strut to boom.