Wild Turkey

Hunting Small Game

Hunting the end of cover

by Steve Galea | January 9, 2023

In some cover hiding is easy, but I learned long ago that the end of the cover is where many make-or-break moments happen.

debating jakes in a field with a decoy

Debating jakes

by Jeff Helsdon | May 26, 2022

As hunters, we should embrace our hunting and conservation success stories, and focus less on the age and size of our harvests, Jeff Helsdon writes.

a fallen turkey in the grass

Doubling down on turkey town

by Jeff Helsdon | April 13, 2022

A double on turkeys is quite a feat, but ensure you do it safely. If you miss, just sit tight, it’s not the end of the world, or your day.

a tom turkey strutting Feat

Avian influenza outbreak expected to spread

by Steve Galea | April 8, 2022

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) will likely become more widespread, according to the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS).

New fall turkey season proposed in some WMUs

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2022

Mandatory hunter reporting aided in the Environmental Registry of Ontario’s proposal to open a fall wild turkey season in select WMUs.

Wild turkey nachos with pico de gallo

by Andrew Rochon | October 1, 2021

Is there a better way to watch the big game on TV than with family while enjoying a big plate of wild turkey nachos?

Avoiding turkey hunting mistakes

by Steve Galea | May 14, 2021

I believe a wild turkey can make a fool out of even the best hunter — but, I also believe, most of the time, they can’t do that without our assistance.

West Nile virus widespread in turkey range

by Jeff Helsdon | May 13, 2021

West Nile virus (WNV) is widespread across Ontario and Quebec’s wild turkey range.

Dealing with close range turkeys

by Al Davy | April 30, 2021

Al Davy has some turkey hunting tactics for that sneaky longbeard who suddenly appears at close range.