Tag: turkey

How, When, and Where to Take Pressured Public Land Gobblers

by Matt Morrett My dad was a big-time turkey hunter in Pennsylvania, when I was growing up. During my younger years, turkey hunting was all the talk where I lived. Because I was born in Pennsylvania, I always knew about deer hunting. But my… Continue Reading “How, When, and Where to Take Pressured Public Land Gobblers”

How to Take a Field Turkey

by Matt Morrett In the last decade, more and more people have tried to hunt field turkeys. The reason there has been an increase in hunters trying to take gobblers out in the field is they’re:  easy to see from a long distance; often… Continue Reading “How to Take a Field Turkey”

Double Teaming Gobblers

  When I first hunted with my husband John more than a decade ago, we agreed that I would turkey hunt after he had killed a bird that season. I made all the mistakes beginning turkey hunters do and probably invented a few of… Continue Reading “Double Teaming Gobblers”

Talk Turkey With Local Hunters

By Steve Sorensen Are the how-to lessons you read in magazines often hard to apply in your neck of the woods? Do embattled gobblers in your area behave like they’ve had the survival training and experience of an Army Ranger fresh from Fallujah? I… Continue Reading “Talk Turkey With Local Hunters”

How to Introduce Kids to Turkey Hunting

With the Youth Hunt for Spring Gobblers in Pennsylvania coming up on Saturday, April 21, now is a perfect time to plan and prepare to take a young person afield in pursuit of Wild Turkeys.  Our guest author provides insight on how to ensure… Continue Reading “How to Introduce Kids to Turkey Hunting”

Successful Turkey Hunting

We would like to congratulate Sara Hay, Game Commission clerk typist in the Southwest Region Office, on harvesting her first turkey! Did you know that the Game Commission offers a course on successful turkey hunting skills? The Successful Turkey Hunting course has two has… Continue Reading “Successful Turkey Hunting”