Turkey

  • Turkey Hunting: Belly Crawling Turkeys

    Belly-crawling turkeys has never been so popular. Fanning. Stalking. Repositioning. Reaping. Ambushing. Whatever you want to call it, turkey hunters are getting down in the dirt and grass and slinking like snakes to draw closer to strutting gobblers. And killing birds. And missing turkeys. And changing the tradition in the...

  • Coyote, Hog and Turkey Hunting

    I've had coyote and hog encounters on turkey hunts around the country (and closer to home). As for many, sometimes it ruins the hunt. Other times, it becomes the hunt – or part of it. Texas. A bright-eyed but toothsome head popped up in range where we thought a turkey...

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Realtree's Spring Thunder: Nebraska Turkey Hunting (and More)

This week, we join Jared Mills and Josh Sparks as they head to Nebraska in an attempt to bag longbeards with their bows. Watch to see what happens . . . We'll also check out a Tennessee hunt with Jeremiah Roberson and his wife, Megan, where she lets her Remington...


Huntin Grounds Video: Georgia Turkey Hunting

The Huntin Grounds team makes a move on some Georgia turkeys. More Realtree turkey hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


Turkey Hunting: Give Your Buddy a Deer Shed Today

"Hey, there's a shed!" said Realtree.com deer man Josh Honeycutt as we turkey hunted his Kentucky home ground this past weekend. Let's back up a bit. This was a first. Not the shed find. I'd seen plenty of those. I'd made many. The first? It's always me who gives the...


Video: 10 Reasons Your Turkey Hunting Decoy Spread Looks Fake

Turkey hunting is quite the pastime. It's interactive. It's action-packed. It's fun. There just isn't anything you can say bad about the sport. Decoying is a huge part of turkey hunting for most of us hunters. We use them to be more successful each year. But while turkey decoys make...


Huntin Grounds Video: Turkey Hunting in Arkansas

Some turkey hunting action on opening day in Arkansas. More Realtree turkey hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


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Cool Photos of Fighting Wild Turkey Gobblers

Turkey gobbler dominance battles vary from simply a menacing look, threatening body posture and chase, to full-blown, down-and-dirty combat. Wing flogs and spur jabs are the more common behaviors in gobbler fights. Beak stabs, facial and wattle pinches, beak-gagging throwdowns and shoving matches are the hallmarks of a serious and...


The 3 Phases of Spring Turkey Season

A lot of turkeys are tagged during the first week of the spring season. A lot of turkeys aren’t. Never give up until you have no days left to hunt. Early Birds Challenge : Dominant gobblers are likely henned-up. Some satellite two-year-olds and jakes might travel with the group –...


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7 Setups for Public Land Turkeys

Public land. Most of us have a love-hate relationship with it. We love it because of the access to hunting it provides us. We hate it because the game we chase on it is generally much smarter than their private-land counterparts. Try these seven unique setups on your next public...


Tips for Turkey Hunting Tough Gobblers

Some spring gobblers are just plain tough. Try these tricks on yours. Get Tight Get tight to its roost tree well before sunrise. Call softly with a no-hands mouth call, if at all, right after the bird flies down (sometimes with others) and hits the ground. Clucks and soft yelps...


The First Turkey Hunting Crossbow Grand Slam

Our group was enjoying a midday break in Osceola hunting camp when a couple locals rolled in and struck up a conversation with the camp owner, barely within earshot. I paid little attention until I heard a name, then spun around and asked, “Marvin? Marvin Hartley?” At the same time...


Boy Kills Huge Triple-Bearded Gobbler on Video

Youth turkey hunts allow kids to absorb important advice from mentors, as they take part in the tradition we love – often for the first time – learning practical skills and more. And some really start out strong. Watch as a boy kills a huge triple-bearded gobbler. Good stuff. Go...


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5 Weird Ways to Kill a Turkey

I like change. I realize many people don’t. But being that I do, I like trying different methods of hunting. Over the years, enjoyment for trying different tactics has opened up doors to new ways of killing turkeys . And some of them might sound weird . All of that...


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