Home Hunting How to Set Up and Call for Spring Gobblers

How to Set Up and Call for Spring Gobblers [VIDEO]

Calling turkeys successfuly is like real-estate: It’s all about location, location, location. If you chose to sit in the wrong spot, a hot tom may gobble at your calls without coming into range. Hiding is the number-one mistake. If you sit in the middle of a blow-down, a turkey may approach your spot, but then you can’t swing the shotgun without excessive movement. Sit at the base of a broad tree where you can see clearly and your silhouette is concealed. Secondly, turkeys usually like openings. Eyesight is their primary defense, and they’re less skittish in open areas. Finally, a gobbler may shy away from an obstacle such as a fence, stream, or a series of logs. Set up where you can see the gobbler approach with just enough cover that could conceal an enticing hen. Matt Wettish of Real Outdoors TV heard a hot tom gobble across a river, so he set up, called aggressively and… Well, let’s take a look at the video to see what happened.