Posts Tagged ‘tom’

Wild Turkey
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Dealing with close range turkeys

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

Bowhunting
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Lessons learned from bowhunting wild turkey

Most hunters choose to hunt turkeys with a shotgun, some choose to up the challenge by hunting these amazing birds with archery gear.

Turkey cape
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DIY: preserve your trophy tom

It’s not commonly seen in Ontario, but a turkey cape beautifully exhibits the bronze and black feathering that adorn a turkey’s back. It’s a pretty simple process and can be accomplished by any do-it-yourselfer in about an hour.

Managing Editor Ray Blades, left, with guide Brian Sheppard with a tom.
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Turkey time in central Ontario

Right on cue, three jakes come out of the ravine to Brian’s putts and purrs. With no hesitation, they strut directly towards the decoys.

Photo Friday Winner - Adam Bizeau
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Photo Friday winner – May 15

Adam Bizeau of Ottawa with a great jake