Posts Tagged ‘Jakes’

debating jakes in a field with a decoy
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Debating jakes

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
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Doubling down on turkey town

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 turkey feather laying on stone, garnished by fallen leaves in various shades of orange
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Out to lunch with fall turkeys

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.

a fallen turkey with gun
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Grandpa’s gun

Every season, I pay tribute to my grandfather by taking his Model 12 in 16 gauge hunting at least once during the season.

Spring turkey hunt
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What to consider when taking a jake

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) states that almost 7,000 turkeys were reported as harvested last spring in Ontario.