Turkey hunting expert and Outdoor News contributor Joel Nelson gives a behind-the-scenes look at the most important turkey hunting gear he keeps in his vest. What gear is most important? Nelson walks through what he carries and why. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Minnesota Videos, Turkey, Turkey Tags: Hunting, Wild turkeys
Through three weeks in south zone, numbers are discouraging.
When I saw the weather forecast for the approaching weekend calling for snow, I actually got excited. I don’t mind it a little on cool side when I’m turkey hunting. In fact what I dislike the most about the late season is the hot weather and insects. None of that was a factor for New Yorkers on Mother’s Day…
It made for difficult first week of spring gobbler hunting in Pennsylvania.
Turkey hunter recounts his experiences chasing spring gobblers.
Turkey season has finally arrived, and for this hunter, it hasn’t come soon enough. Because of shoulder surgery in February, I was doubting whether I would even been able to go. Three years ago, I missed the entire spring season because of a bilateral knee replacement and the thought of possibly missing yet another season was more than I could…
A day of late-season turkey hunting can include a lot more activities than just trying to bag a gobbler.
The hunt ended much like it always does, with smiles and gratitude, sunlight warming our faces and the wild things carrying on as if nothing had happened. The only thing missing in the congratulatory ritual was the usual high-five or handshake – just an elbow bump, this year.
Tag sales are up from last year, despite the COVID-19 crisis.
Let wild turkeys settle into the decoys before taking your shot.
As a mentor, Ladd has witnessed some interesting youth hunts.As New York’s youth turkey hunting weekend fast approaches, I have almost a sick feeling in my gut over it. For the first time in I don’t know how many years, I’ll have to sit this one out. Mentoring new hunters is something I believe strongly in, and whenever possible, I’m…
Adult counterparts fare a bit worse on opening day.
Take along own flies, food and turkey calls, too.
Heading afield in coming days and weeks for spring longbeards? First invest some time in understanding where your gobbler loads are going to land.
Most turkey hunting still allowed on state property.
All regulations remain in effect under Safer at Home order; season opens April 15.
Wisconsin waters are open and people may fish if they have a license and abide by normal season regulations. In addition, all regulations apply for hunting and trapping.
Results from 2019 deer, bear and spring turkey seasons among the best ever.
And Southwest Ohio Eagle Creek turkey drawing planned by mail; public drawing on March 28 canceled over the COVID-19 crisis.
About 280 wildlife violations were issued to 14 individuals.
Not just for whitetails anymore, trail cameras can provide keen insight into wild turkey spring haunts and habits.
DNR says February is an ideal time to plan your spring turkey Learn to Hunt program, with classes typically taking place in mid- to late March.
The annual fall hunter survey shows continued declines in fall turkey hunter numbers, and a larger portion of those hunters are pursuing turkeys secondary to other species.
Blogger has been patiently waiting for gobbler at his Sandusky County place.
Lottery application now only required for three large wildlife management areas.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Fifty-five years ago, Jack Adkins was frustrated. A biologist for Washington’s Department of Game, Adkins was trying to catch turkeys in Stevens County using a 90-by-40-foot net propelled by “three projectiles (shot) from a small cannon.” It wasn’t working. “We’ve had all sorts of problems,” Adkins told The Spokesman-Review in January 1964. “But the main one is…