to read and learn everything you can
about turkeys and turkey hunting. Keep a copy of the Turkey Hunting Secrets Book and
Real Turkeys Audio
CD / Cassettes - by
Dr. Lovett E.
in your vehicle
as a reference guide. Watch the DVD
to sharpen your skills and to understand why turkeys are behaving the
way they are while you are hunting them.
Hunting Secrets DVD
Constantly tune up your calls--practice your calling, but not in the woods when
you're not set up on a turkey.
scouting for turkeys. Always have
binoculars with you and a spotting scope in your vehicle. Look for turkeys in the
late afternoon in open areas.
||Try to roost turkeys every evening.
||Talk with landowners about where they are seeing turkeys and at what time of the day. This may
give you ideas about what turkeys are doing during the times you are hunting and where to
find "fresh" gobblers that haven't been hunted.
everyday you can regardless of the
weather. Turkeys go about their daily activities regardless of weather, but you need
to become familiar with what they do during every weather condition. Besides
reading about this, you need to experience it firsthand.
secretive about your hunting spots,
especially about the number of turkeys you are working. Sometimes your
"friends" or "hunting buddies" will become intrigued with your spots,
and weasel themselves and their friends in with the landowner or with you to a point where
you end up losing a good spot to hunt because they are hogging it all for
themselves. It becomes their spot, not yours. You'll not only loose a hunting
spot, but also friends.
with other hunters about how turkeys
are behaving and what methods are working for them. This may give you new tactics
to try or will confirm that everyone is or isn't having the same problems you are.
||Email The Turkey Pro with any questions or about problems you are having.