Roe cautioned that those who plan to purchase the second spring gobbler
tag through the agency's website should expect to wait seven to 10 days for shipping, depending on the volume of other online purchases.
Many experienced turkey hunters share my opinion that the Merriam is the most beautiful of all the subspecies, and the thought of a big Merriam gobbler
strutting toward me through the woods with the white tips of his tail feathers forming two perfect semicircles is enough to make me endure weeks of early morning alarm clocks every spring.
I hooked my release to the string loop as I stared through my facemask for the iridescent colors of the approaching gobbler
To further expand opportunity, the Board extended the spring gobbler
season through May 31.
If the gobbler
ceases to gobble, there are two scenarios that will generally occur.
with stick and string, but diehard bowhunters across the country enjoy hunting when the odds are against them.
The reason for the optimist outlook is due to the excellent summer reproduction in 2008 and 2009, which has provided for a higher proportion of adult (two- and three-year-old) gobblers
in the population," Casalena said.
But, shortly after first light a gobbler
sounded off, and 30 minutes later we were hiking back out with said turkey over my shoulder.
com) and the results will catch even the most stubborn old gobbler
Seasons: The spring gobbler
season is open statewide April 15 through May 31.
Two broadheads specifically designed for shooting birds in the head are Arrowdynamic Solutions' Gobbler
The above average reproduction in 2010 and 2011 produced an abundance of the vocal two-year-old gobblers
, and one-year-old jakes.
You may have six or seven gobblers
to hunt on that place, but if you bump them onto the neighbor's, now you don't have anything to hunt.
During the last season almost 180 gobblers
Even though big tom turkeys respond to calls because they are looking to breed with the hens, Nagao said, "I've found that these Jakes get the gobblers
more excited than the hens do" - presumably because the older males want to chase off any would-be competition for the hens' affections.