Search
Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

A quick chat with turkey fanatic Jeff Budz

Jeff Budz with a Merriam’s gobbler, one of the more than 500 wild turkeys he has shot in his 35-year hunting career. (Photos courtesy of Jeff Budz)

To call Jeff Budz a turkey hunting fanatic is a serious understatement. He has more than 35 years of experience hunting, guiding, writing, and filming hunts all over the world.
To Budz, who lives in Okeechobee, Fla., hunting isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of life. He has shot more than 500 turkeys, completed 110 grand slams of all four wild turkey subspecies (Eastern, Merriam’s, Rio Grande, and Osceola), and recorded a self-guided super slam of longbeards (one in each of the 49 states with turkeys).

digital devicesThis content is restricted to subscribers of OutdoorNews.com. If you are already an OutdoorNews.com subscriber, you can log in here. If you are not and would like to read this and all the other great content OutdoorNews.com has to offer, click here.

Share on Social

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email

Hand-Picked For You

Related Articles

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to OutdoorNews.com and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to OutdoorNews.com? Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.


Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
Name
What outdoor activities interest you?