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Turkey hunting is sometimes a high-stress endeavor

Grewell says he’s dealt with very few spring gobblers that were an easy take, especially if a tom has been previously shot at and missed. Fooling spring gobblers, therefore, is never an easy task, making for a high-stress endeavor on some occasions. (Photo by Bob “Greenie” Grewell)

Fooling spring gobblers is never a given. Maybe this is why turkey hunting can be high-stress? Such as: An approaching gobbler is coming to you. You watch him strut in the distance as he gobbles. You’re well hidden, using soft hen calls. Your confidence is high. When he commits to your calls, suddenly he cautiously strut-walks toward you. But suddenly he doesn’t like this encounter and walk/struts away into the woods.

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