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Tips and tactics for taking tough turkeys


Perhaps it’s because I live on the sunny side of the Mason-Dixon Line that I seem to have gravitated to the southern reaches of several states when it comes to hunting wild turkeys. I’ve taken gobblers from south Florida to South Dakota; south Texas to south Alabama and if I’ve learned one thing, turkeys can be tough hombres no matter the section of the country they inhabit.

As I’ve thought over the successes and goof-ups I’ve enjoyed/endured over the past years of chasing spring gobblers, I’ve been able to piece together some things that work and those that hunters should shun