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Spring Is In The Air!


Every year when the bluebonnets awake once again to the delight of those who love and adore their beauty, the Indian paintbrush sweeps the countryside with a palette of oranges and black-eyed Susans blanket fields with the most beautiful yellows that dance in waves as the spring winds whisper, “Spring is in the air,” the yearning to be in Texas Hill Country or South Texas on a spring turkey hunt is unquenchable for my husband Rocky and me.  Continue reading Spring Is In The Air!

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Detailing For Hunter Shy Toms


Long agonizing minutes passed as the golden sunlight reflected from the gobbler. Its bronze and black feathers outlined its long thick beard.  I had watched the bird for more than a half hour cautiously cross the open field. Anticipation and excitement mounted with every step the gobbler took.  I tried disparately to control myself as the bird grew closer.  Then suddenly with only a few steps, the gobbler shattered my dream. It turned and reversed its direction. Continue reading Detailing For Hunter Shy Toms

Nebraska Spring Turkey Hunters Report High Satisfaction, Success


Hunters liked what they experienced while pursuing wild turkeys in Nebraska last spring according to an annual survey by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Almost all respondents — more than 96 percent — of the 2017 turkey hunter survey said they would hunt Nebraska again based on their experiences. Continue reading Nebraska Spring Turkey Hunters Report High Satisfaction, Success

A DIY Gould’s Turkey Bowhunt in Old Mexico


Turkey hunting Old Mexico on your own? Are you nuts??

Once we arrived, we dumped our gear and accompanied long-time Mexican outfitter Jorge Camou (right) on a quick scouting mission, in which we roosted several gobblers.

When I started bowhunting turkeys 20-some years ago – and after scads of abject failure –a seasoned gobbler getter gave me some sage advice. “Bob,” he said, “gobblers were put on this earth to be shot in the head with two ounces of No. 6’s.” Many times, Continue reading A DIY Gould’s Turkey Bowhunt in Old Mexico