Scouting specifics for the 40+ states that offer fall & winter turkey hunting seasons. Tactics, insights on turkey vocalizations, calling birds, locating fall & winter roosts, & patterning flocks, & strategies for firearms, bowhunting, & hunting turkeys with dogs. 150 color photos; 6x9 inches, 256 pgs.
* Scouting specifics for the 40+ states that offer fall and winter turkey hunting seasons
* Tactics for approaching landowners and securing permission to hunt private land
* Insights on turkey vocalizations, calling birds, locating fall and winter roosts, and patterning flocks
* Strategies for firearms, bowhunting, and hunting turkeys with dogs
For the sportsman who thrills at the booming gobble of a spring tom during mating season and wants to extend that exhilarating feeling, Steve Hickoff's Fall and Winter Turkey Hunter's Handbook offers the perfect remedy. Hickoff examines fall turkey behavior and vocalizations and provides details on locating, scouting, and calling fall gobblers, with tips for mapping flock patterns and identifying changing flock composition. Also discussed is the little-known strategy of hunting turkeys with dogs, using them to find and flush flocks. The material on firearms, ammunition, and archery tackle will benefit all turkey hunters--fall, winter, or spring.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Steve Hickoff hunts wild turkeys around the country. His work has appeared in Turkey Call, Turkey & Turkey Hunting, and Turkey Hunting Strategies, among many other publications. He lives in Kittery, Maine.