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Why are turkeys so tough to hunt?

So what is it about turkeys that make them so difficult to kill? University of Mississippi’s Richard Bucholz ran down the some of the reasons hunters can easily miss out on tagging out.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Barr’s tip for bowhunting turkeys

There’s a reason relatively few hunters chase turkeys with archery equipment: It’s just plain tough enough with a shotgun.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Barr’s world slam gobblers

Accomplishing a turkey world slam involved killing all six subspecies of turkeys. Here is a rundown of how Rachal Barr sealed the deal before graduating high school:

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Barr’s turkey world slam equipment

• Bow — Five of the six gobblers in Rachal Barr’s world slam were taken with a Hoyt Carbon Element set at 55 pounds.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Trophy white gobbler goes down

Not surprisingly, Jacob Johnston had spotted a big white turkey on several occasions near his family’s farm before the start of this year’s turkey season.

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April 14 at 2:12 pm
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Website user ambushes Magnolia gobbler

LousianaSportsman.com user "-Duckaholic-" normally makes turkey-hunting trips every year with his friends and children, but with the downturn in the oil-and-gas industry, he's just been unable to go as scheduled.

But when he received an invite to hunt turkeys in Mississippi with a friend, he broke away to make it happen.

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April 14 at 8:34 am
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Choudrant youth beats brain cancer, downs trophy gobbler

Most diehard hunters will tell you the sport is more about experiences in the field than it is about the kill —  a phrase perfectly illustrated by a recent turkey-hunting adventure featuring Dylan McElduff and Dusty McGehee.

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April 13 at 10:28 am
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Are decoys turkey killers or rescuers? Veteran hunter is careful with decoy use

Some turkey hunters swear by decoys, and some swear at them. The truth is, neither situation is correct; if used properly, at the right time, decoys can help you wrap a tag around a tom’s leg. If used incorrectly, at the wrong time, it will put wind in the bird’s wings.

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April 08 at 1:30 pm
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