I sat against the base of a large hemlock last Monday. To my front was a wide limb of another hemlock that had broken off and fallen long ago, its desiccated short branches along the main stem providing perfect cover…
Turkeys are coming through a relatively mild winter, and they again had a tremendous acorn crop last fall to help them with winter survival. And a light fall harvest sparked by greater supplies of fall foods and fewer hunters afield also has helped kindle increased expectations for the spring hunt.
Pare down your selection for this spring hunting season to maximize your gobbler conversations.
Boost your gobbler-hunting odds this spring by splurging on a quality fake wild turkey decoy.
In all, Pennsylvania callers won 11 awards, the most for any state in the championships.
Scenes from the recent National Wild Turkey Federation annual convention and sport show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn.
While season lengths in most WMUs remain unchanged from last year, the first season segment has been shortened from three weeks to two in WMU 4E, and from two weeks to one in WMUs 4A and 4B – to help those populations rebound from declining trends.
The survey for the first time will include a mobile app to report findings.
Rainy weekends dampen gobbler hunter’s spirits but not his resolve.
National Wild Turkey Federation honors Jerry A. Bish, Daniel Murray.
Excitement generated in Pennsylvania spring woods often leads to a lifetime of hunting.
A 9-year-old boy takes a huge gobbler on mentored youth turkey day.
A light turkey harvest last fall and a mild winter have set the stage for what could be a fast-starting spring wild turkey hunting season.
Board of Game Commissioners gives final approval to 2017-18 hunting/trapping seasons.
Harvest more turkeys with these simple hunting tips and tactics
Use common sense scouting and calling to gobblers before season in Pennsylvania
Get close, but not too close while scouting for turkeys.
The latest in turkey loads: Tungsten Super Shot a hand-loader’s dream and a nightmare for longbeards
Spring gobbler hunters always seem to be tweaking something, whether it’s their various call lineup, camo patterns or, especially, shotgun loads to deliver the best pattern possible when the moment of truth arrives.
Board approves conservative, midweek fall turkey season in Wildlife Management Unit 5B, which long has been closed to fall-turkey hunting.
New effort underway to re-establish cherished Pennsylvania hunting award
It’s the perfect hunt on the perfect spring morning. The gobbler responds off the roost, and he’s coming. Your setup is ideal.
Practice a few turkey calls until you’re really good with them
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