Turkey Hunting 101 for Beginners & Experts

Posted by Dan Carlson on Mar 16th 2021

Turkey Hunting 101 for Beginners & Experts

Senator introduces “assault weapons” ban
Democratic California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other Democrats introduced an Assault Weapons Ban that would ban more than 200 weapons, included all AR-15s. Read more HERE.

Volunteers sought for online discussion about the future of hunting
Southwick Associates is seeking people interested in trying hunting or target shooting for the first time as well as those interested in becoming instructors or mentors. Those selected to participate in online discussions will be compensated. Find out more HERE.

Spring Saturday Series of turkey workshops begins March 6
Turkey hunters with limited experience are invited to expand their knowledge through the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Spring Saturday Series of workshops. Learn more HERE.

Michigan has leftover spring turkey licenses for sale
If you didn’t apply for a license, or if you weren’t successful in the license drawing, leftover licenses for the spring turkey season are now available. Get details HERE.

Primos announces new calls for turkey and elk hunters
Primos® Hunting, a pioneer in game calls and hunting accessories, announces two new turkey calls – the Hen House Series™ and the Shot Caller™ – as well as a new elk call, the Slide Bugle. Find out more about them HERE.

Hunters Specialties unveils two new turkey calls
Hunters Specialties announced two new turkey calls from renowned turkey hunting expert & champion turkey caller, Paul Butski. Read about them HERE.

Best turkey decoys for drawing birds in
An overview of some of the best turkey decoys you can buy, along with the pros and cons of each. See it HERE.

Utah elk habitat permanently protected
Nearly 4,900 acres of prime elk habitat in northcentral Utah is now forever protected thanks to a conservation-minded landowner, the USDA Forest Service, Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Learn more HERE.

Unusual skull shows the starting point of antler growth
It’s rare to find the intact skull of a buck that has just shed his antlers so when one is found, it can tell us something about the growth process. Find out more HERE.

A deer with hairy eyeballs?
Yes. There is a condition in which skin and hair will grow over the cornea. See the pictures HERE. (Caution – some may find the images disturbing)

Kim Rhode's Guide to Shotgun Range Etiquette
The competition champion shares tips for making yourself welcome at the range. Read them HERE.

Winchester named Official Ammunition of the ATA
Winchester and the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) announced Winchester’s new designation as “The Official Ammunition of the ATA”. Read the story HERE.

Getting started metal detecting
Searching for buried treasure isn’t just the pastime of pirates. Millions of people enjoy using metal detectors to find valuables anywhere from beaches to backyards. This article tells you what you need to get started in this outdoor recreational activity. Read it HERE.