Tuesday, May 30th, 2023
Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

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Understanding turkey behavior leads to more filled tags

A good plan of attack for the late season? Concentrate on calling in subordinate gobblers instead of the boss. Subs are much more inclined to come looking for a stray hen than the dominate tom who already has assembled his harem. You might catch a lonely big tom, too! (Photo by gnatoutdoors.com)
Turkey hunters may not realize it, but the deck is stacked against them right from the get-go. Every action turkey hunters take goes against the grain of Mother Nature. In the grand scheme of things, hen turkeys are supposed to go to the gobbler, not the other way around. Thank God turkeys don’t always behave the way the experts say they will.
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