Minnesota and Turkey

Title Issue
Chasing times: Giving spring gobblers an earful

Chasing times: Giving spring gobblers an earful

Aggressive calling tactics for turkey hunting often win out over subtle, yelp-and-wait strategies.

April 2014
Turkey hunters shifting away from earliest spring season

Turkey hunters shifting away from earliest spring season

With as nasty as spring can be in Minnesota, Tom Glines is surprised turkey hunters still favor the opening weekend of the spring season, which begins April 16.

April 2014
Are turkey hunters making their sport too complicated?

Are turkey hunters making their sport too complicated?

Try a simpler approach during the 2014 spring turkey hunting season

March 2014
Wild turkey scouting, hunting, and calling primer for 2014

Wild turkey scouting, hunting, and calling primer for 2014

Practice makes perfect: Don’t wait until the season opener to open up that new turkey call.

March 2014
Patterning for the season: Testing a new turkey load

Patterning for the season: Testing a new turkey load

Winchester Long Beard XRs offer optimism

March 2014
Scouting spring turkeys: Search for longbeards now, tag out later.

Scouting spring turkeys: Search for longbeards now, tag out later.

Scout hard enough you’ll see gobbler patterns emerge from the hunting chaos.

March 2014
Gobbler shells: Wild turkey seasons begin soon across the country

Gobbler shells: Wild turkey seasons begin soon across the country

Thinking Turkey: Take a look at the latest gobbler loads before you rise and shine this turkey season.

March 2014
Early wild turkey kill well off pace from a year ago

Early wild turkey kill well off pace from a year ago

Poor weather during the first turkey-hunting period this spring apparently had a negative effect.

April 2013
Weather’s been kind to turkeys

Weather’s been kind to turkeys

It would be somewhat true to say what’s good for pheasants is good for turkeys in Minnesota, but according to some DNR officials, both species are benefitting from a year of conditions favorable to boost their populations.

April 2013
Gobbler-getting gear for 2013: Simply the best

Gobbler-getting gear for 2013: Simply the best

One of these springs, the gobblers are just going to surrender. I can see it now: a trio of longbeards marching back to my truck, wings behind their heads, just giving up before I even put a tag on them

April 2013