Wild Turkey

a turkey feather laying on stone, garnished by fallen leaves in various shades of orange

Out to lunch with fall turkeys

by Al Davy | September 8, 2020

Fall wild turkeys are not the hormone-driven lovebirds of spring. To get your fall bird, you have to find foods like these where you hunt.

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More tips for turkey hunting

by Al Davy | May 25, 2020

With expanding turkey-hunting opportunities, a growing population of birds, and the recent opening of new seasons and WMUs… Here’s more tips for turkey…

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Wild turkeys resistant to West Nile virus

by Jeff Helsdon | May 12, 2020

Many wild turkeys found to be resistant to the West Nile Virus via a survey funded by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).

Andrew poses with turkey fan

Beast from the east

by Andrew Rochon | May 4, 2020

OOD’s food editor, Andrew Rochon, gives a first-hand account of the two days he spent hunting wild turkey in Lanark County.

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Tactics for turkey town

by Editorial Staff | May 1, 2020

We asked three seasoned Ontario turkey hunters to share their best advice for the 2019 season. Here’s what they had to say.

Wild Turkey Hunting Ontario | Hunting Trips & Tricks Magazine

Potential record wild turkey harvested near Fenelon Falls

by Jason Bain | May 31, 2019

Soon-to-be-married Susan McClean and Derek Hudson received an early wedding present when she harvested a potential record-size wild turkey near Fenelon Falls on May 26.

Wild Turkey Hunting Ontario | Hunting Trips & Tricks Magazine

Wild turkey diseases in Ontario – what to look for when harvesting turkey

by Lizzie Pearce | May 24, 2019

As the number of wild turkeys in Ontario continues to increase it brings with it a new question. Are there diseases that could spread and deplete their numbers? So far they proving to be a hardy species.

High ground gobblers

by Steve Galea | May 6, 2019

In the hilly part of the Canadian Shield where I hunt turkeys, one of the most common scenarios begins with a gobbler sounding off on a ridge top.

Turkey calling crash course

by Al Davy | April 17, 2019

Calling in a boisterous gobbler in full strut is a thrilling dimension of the hunt and it’s not a secret art. With a bit of practice on a box call, mouth call, or pot-and-peg call, you can be talking turkey.

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