TurkeyHunting

Youth hunter Dane Humbles and the author with Dane's gobbler.

Young turks — Tips for youth turkey hunting

Keeping young turkey hunters interested in the sport is all about action, and sometimes getting a turkey close enough for a shot requires some extra effort. Here’s how one youngster bagged his first gobbler.
April 01, 2014 at 7:00am
Patterning allows you to learn which shotguns throw the best pattern for turkey hunting.

Turkey patterns and cleaning tips

Learn your shotgun, and keep it spick-and-span
March 27, 2014 at 9:00am
Hunting turkeys on public land in Louisiana is a challenge, and that was evident in tonight's episode of Sportsman TV. The show airs on Thursdays at 6:30, as well as Saturday mornings at 8:30 and Sunday mornings at 9.

Public land turkey hunting challenges featured tonight on Sportsman TV

Shane Johnson shares gobbler tips at 6:30 on CST
March 26, 2014 at 1:31pm

View LDWF's turkey hunting safety video

Great tips to remember for opening day, March 22
March 21, 2014 at 2:24pm
According to Stafford, once deer season ends, it’s best to leave the property undisturbed until turkey season opens.

Small tract case study – St. Tammany

March 15, 2014 at 8:00am
Patience helped the author kill this turkey.

Will you kill a gobbler this spring?

It’s all about having the habitat to hold birds
March 14, 2014 at 9:00am
Sportsman TV producer Jared Serigne´, right, positions a camera during the filming of tonight's episode of Sportsman TV while veteran turkey hunter Shane Johnson, left, prepares to try to call a gobbler into shooting range.

Sportsman TV tonight at 6:30 on CST: Public Land Turkey Hunt

Veteran turkey hunter Shane Johnson shares tips to track down gobblers
March 05, 2014 at 2:00pm
The author scored on this tom near Folsom, La., on 150 acres. The turkey had an 8-inch beard and weighed 18 pounds.

Small Tract Toms — Turkey-hunting tactics for small properties

You don’t need large acreage to score a big gobbler, if you know how to manage your property and employ the right strategy.
March 01, 2014 at 7:00am
Preseason scouting is very important. Successful hunters put in plenty of time in the woods.

Tips to up your turkey hunting odds

February 15, 2014 at 7:00am
Dry conditions during the nesting period are essential for a healthy hatch.

Strange sightings

February 15, 2014 at 7:00am
A strutting gobbler is a beautiful sight to a turkey hunter.

2014 Turkey Forecast

Will there be more or fewer turkeys in the woods when the season opens next month? This state biologist said things are looking pretty good.
February 01, 2014 at 7:00am
Louisiana's 2014 turkey season opens on March 22. This gobbler was taken on a Sherburne Wildlife Management Area lottery hunt in March, 2013.

2014 turkey regulations, lottery hunt applications now available

Opening day is March 22
January 08, 2014 at 6:00am
Opening day for Louisiana's 2014 wild turkey season is scheduled for Saturday, March 22.

2014 wild turkey season dates approved

Opening day slated for March 22, LDWF says
October 10, 2013 at 4:00am