Turkey Hunting

To preserve a gobbler’s beautiful fan, take these three four steps. First, cut the fan from the turkey’s body. Get a board or piece of stiff cardboard and use your hand to spread out the fan to its full width.

If you tag a gobbler, fan him out

Turn a tom’s tail feathers into great trophy, conversation piece
May 01, 2017 at 6:00am
A hope shot with the 12 gauge at 60 yards.

Shooting turkeys

Time on the range with your turkey gun will lead to success in the field
April 12, 2017 at 9:00am

Chatham man cited for alleged turkey violations

Incident occurred in Jackson Parish on April 9, LDWF says
April 10, 2017 at 3:30pm
If you give up after a morning hunt, it’s likely you’re missing golden opportunities to score a gobbler.

Don’t give up on afternoon turkeys

Gobblers more likely to respond later in the day, hunting pro says
April 05, 2017 at 6:00am
In 2016, Jesse Langlois made quick work of this swamp gobbler. He drifted with the current of the Atchafalaya River and honed in on the turkey after hearing far off gobbling.

Stealth mode — The No. 1 Atchafalaya Basin turkey hunting tactic

Accessing the turkey woods by boat offers a stealthy approach and an escape from the crowds — and is the perfect solution for tracking down Atchafalaya Basin gobblers.
April 01, 2017 at 7:00am

LDWF agents cite 12 on opening weekend of turkey season

Hunting over a baited area most common violation
March 28, 2017 at 9:26pm
Game cameras can help locate turkeys.

Gobbler chasing

Tips on turkey hunting safety
March 24, 2017 at 9:00am
Fooling wiley turkeys means you have to have as many tools as possible.

5 calls for turkey hunters

Don’t go in the woods without these tools
March 20, 2017 at 6:00am
Every gobbler a hunter takes is a memory, and preserving and displaying the beards is a great way to revisit those memories.

7 steps to display beards from gobblers

March 16, 2017 at 6:00am
Jerry Antley with his Grand Slam of turkeys that adorn his office wall.

Sometimes turkey hunting is a marathon

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
Jerry Antley poses with his favorite calls, including the Little Scratch Box in his hand.

Calling all turkeys

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
Jerry Antley and the Little Scratch Box that put Cedar Hill on the map.

The little turkey call that can

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
Triple Beard

Triple Beard

March 01, 2017 at 10:02am
When a big turkey with an enormous beard and tail feather fan like this one takes on the Turkey Terminator, even if it is a marathon, the turkey will probably end up in a photo like this.

Turkey terminator — Tips from a turkey-hunting expert

Gobblers are some of the wiliest critters in the woods, but this North Louisiana hunter has them figured out. Here’s his tips to putting a bird on the ground.
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am