Hunt Spring Gobblers Like It’s Autumn


Calling in a gobbler can be one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding tasks for a turkey hunter. Figuring out whether to use a box call, mouth call, slate call, or something else, and then deciding if a soft purr or brazen gobble will get the turkey’s attention, is all in a day’s work for the hunter. But as you head afield this spring, are you ready to fool one turkey or do you know how to call to a crowd?

Field and Stream recommends using three fall-hunting tips to call a single turkey away from a group this spring.

“This may seem like a blessing, but taking a bird from a flock is tougher than fooling a lone tom. It can be done, however, if you employ strategies used by fall turkey hunters, who face similar problems.”

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Shannon Rikard
Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.