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Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

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Understand turkey habits to tag a gobbler this spring

If there’s one factor hunters can use to successfully tag a spring tom, it’s having a better understanding of the lifestyle of a mating gobbler. Study turkey breeding behaviors thoroughly before, during, and after the spring season is finished. (Stock photo by Bob “Greenie” Grewell)

Hunters eventually learn mature gobblers are tough to tag. If you haven’t already, you will encounter extremely wary birds. Pressured gobblers become shy of hunter sounds, shapes, and movements. Their mysterious actions can be conquered, but hunters must gather all the facts.
Is there one specific “fact” hunters can use to tag a spring gobbler? If there is, it must be a better understanding of the lifestyle of a mating tom.

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