Day two of Turkey Fest started like day one except that it was accompanied by more rain, lightning, and 50 mile per hour winds. For yet another morning, the same tom we chased yesterday humbled Bubba and I again.What we needed was a change of scenery. So this afternoon, we moved to a new property and within thirty minutes, we'd called in three mature toms and two jakes. With a single shot, Bubba downed a nice 18-pound bird.Tomorrow, it's my turn...(Check out www.russellgraves.com for photos, outdoor articles, videos, radio, and more.)
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Steve Hickoff is Realtree.com's editorial director and turkey hunting editor. 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.