Search Results

Previous123456...8

Summertime fun

While fishing is good this month, there is much to do in the fields and woods to get ready for the fall season.

Read More...
July 12 at 9:00 am
2218 Views

VIDEO: Bobcat attacks turkey hunter

 Video Included

It's a good bet the Virginia hunter in the attached video thought he was capturing a special moment when a bobcat responded to his turkey call, stalking to within feet of the man's position.

And the camouflaged man was correct — especially when the slinking feline charged the concealed hunter.

Read More...
June 04 at 9:37 am
9002 Views

Crystal Clucker

Call-maker John Tanner of Hemingway, S.C., knows how to make high-quality calls out of a number of different woods, as his newest turkey call, the Crystal Clucker, shows. The Crystal Clucker, which pairs a circle of frosted crystal over glass, is made in either cherry or black walnut, and it comes with an Osage Orange striker peg. The call and striker hang from an adjustable lanyard so it can be hung around a hunter’s neck for easy access.

Read More...
June 01 at 7:00 am
374 Views

We’ve come a long way

The 2015 spring turkey season was, as of this writing, a total bust for me, as I have been neck-deep in the moving process to a new house that the wife and I have been building and dealing with for some months now.

Read More...
May 22 at 9:00 am
2802 Views

Shreveport man cited for alleged turkey-hunting violation in Bienville Parish

A 67-year-old Shreveport man was cited last weekend by enforcement agents for hunting turkeys over a baited area, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Read More...
April 30 at 10:48 pm
3405 Views

Turkey time

The 2015 spring gobbler hunting kicked off last month, with staggered closings through the end of April. 

Read More...
April 23 at 3:20 pm
3821 Views

Call less, kill more gobblers

If Marshall Collette of Greensboro, N.C. strung together all the beards from the turkeys he’s killed or called in for other hunters on a piece of rawhide, you could probably use it to measure for first downs in a football game.

Read More...
April 20 at 11:55 am
3169 Views

Prep now for the next turkey hunting season

Hopefully you will have some success this turkey season and use a tag or two.

But you shouldn’t just go about your life when the season ends  — that’s when you can get ready for the 2016 hunting season.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
924 Views

Best turkey hunting tactics

It is generally a good idea to go out and scout for turkeys prior to the season opening. The excellent mast crop this year no doubt kept the birds in the creek and river drainages where the hardwoods are.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
842 Views

On turkey-hunting calling and equipment

A good turkey hunter will generally have an arsenal of turkey calls in his pack, and he should be proficient with all of them. You do not have to be a contest caller, but it helps to know how to properly use a particular call.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
853 Views

Tips for hunting corned-up turkeys

One of the problems with turkey hunting on private land is that landowners and/or hunters on adjacent lands will often set up a site to feed turkeys year round to keep turkeys hanging around.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
907 Views

What to do if a gobbler hangs up

The challenge in turkey hunting is that every tom is different in the way it responds to a call, and this is where the fun begins.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
826 Views

Top turkey gear

Besides calls, the list of turkey hunting gear used by Peyton McKinnie and NathanPilgreen is pretty simple.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
967 Views

It’s all about the call

It should be no surprise to anyone who knows Peyton McKinnie that he still has the first turkey call he ever owned, a Cedar Hill Little Scratch that has been made since 1982.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
1059 Views

Finding hunting areas

Peyton McKinnie and Nathan Pilgreen said the most-accessible turkey hunting habitat in Union Parish is on hunting leases and open to club members only.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
1014 Views

Union Long Spurs walk the talk

The love of turkey hunting and the desire to make it better drives Nathan Pilgreen and Peyton McKinnie to be active in the Union Long Spurs, the local affiliate of the National Turkey Federation.

Read More...
April 15 at 7:00 am
1031 Views
Previous123456...8