Turkey Hunting

Turkey Hunting

 Articles & How-To
  • 10 Reasons Why You Suck at Calling Turkeys

    Turkeys aren’t difficult to call. People keep telling you that. Yet, you know they don’t gobble at you much. Even when they do, they don’t come to you. You’ve never had any luck “blind calling,” and truth be told, you watched a group of jakes, supposedly the dumbest creatures in...

  • How to Build an Awesome Home Meat Processing Shop

    The hunting experience doesn’t come full circle until you enjoy your bounty on the dinner table. You can depend on professional butchers to process your meat, or you can save a bunch of money and do it yourself. An initial investment in equipment will allow you to set up a...

  • Northern Maine Spring Turkey Season Cancelled Due to Winter Kill

    I spent this frosty and sunny morning scouting southern Maine turkeys. One early-hatch jake strutter fanned his bumpy tail with two shortbeards looking on. Elsewhere a big flock drifted along a power line – one longbeard slowly following the group. Up the road, two young hens looked lost, likely charting...

  • How to Hunt Turkeys in the Snow

    A year ago our Nebraska spring turkey hunting in the snow came down to some basic tactics: find them, make a setup and call (or crawl) to birds out of the wind-driven white stuff. Best thing is the gobblers and hens are out there with you, doing what they do,...


  • 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.