Gas Line Gobbler, Part 3 1

Patience paid off on this hunt

Patience paid off on this hunt

150 yards away from us there was a creek cutting through the lane. It was in the bottom of the valley, and we knew that it would be an obstacle for the turkey to get around. At this point Jerry also lost sight of it because it was in a ravine. When we didn’t see it for 10-20 minutes, we started to get worried.… Read more

Patience paid off on this hunt

Turkey Hunting can be a nerve-wracking experience

Gas Line Gobbler, Part 2 2

Turkey Hunting can be a nerve-wracking experience

Turkey Hunting can be a nerve-wracking experience

I couldn’t tell if it was a turkey or not and it didn’t give me an opportunity to see what it was. We gave that spot a good hour and a half to no avail. Then we decided to move. There was a gas line nearby that he said turkeys often fed in and travelled through.… Read more


Gas Line Gobbler, Part 1 2

A sight like this will get anyone’s blood pumping

Tuesday morning I found myself in the woods again in search of a spring gobbler. The day started early. I met my guide, Jerry Russell, at 5:10 at his hunting camp. We sat down, grabbed some coffee and discussed plans for that morning’s hunt. We would start at a spot on a ridge between a popular roost area and a creek that turkeys frequented to get water.… Read more

A sight like this will get anyone's blood pumping

It is important to manage the coyote population on your land

Watch Your Back in the Turkey Woods 2

It is important to manage the coyote population on your land

It is important to manage the coyote population on your land

I found myself in the woods once again early Saturday morning. This time it was turkey season, and I was hunting a food plot near a creek on a buddy’s word. He had told me that morning that there had been birds feeding in the plot and roosting on the nearby creek.… Read more