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Winchester SXP Turkey Hunter

SXP-Turkey-HunterA new SXP Turkey Hunter model will be offered for 2015 in 12 and 20 gauge from Winchester Repeating Arms. Both have synthetic stocks and will feature the new Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camo pattern. 24-inch barrels with TRUGLO fiber-optic adjustable sights are also featured.

Super X Pump shotguns boast four massive rotary bolt lugs that provide support, strength and solid lock-up to the barrel. A hard chrome chamber and bore make surfaces highly resistant to wear and corrosion. An Inflex Technology recoil pad reduces felt recoil. The proven Invector-Plus Choke Tube System and .742 back-bored barrel technology are also featured and provide consistent shot patterns in the constriction hunter’s demand.

The SXP Turkey Hunter 12 gauge, 31/2” chambering has a Suggested Retail of $520. The SXP Turkey Hunter 20 gauge, 3” chambering has a Suggested Retail of $550.

Wild Turkeys and Black Widows

osceola-turkeyIt was my first attempt to take an Osceola wild turkey (aka the Florida wild turkey) in my quest for a North American grand slam. Most of my turkey hunting the previous 25 years had been spent pursuing Rio Grande Continue reading Wild Turkeys and Black Widows

Archery World Turkey Slam Before Graduating High School!

This is the Rio Grande Tom that capped Rachel's quest for the archery World Turkey Slam.
This is the Rio Grande Tom that capped Rachel’s quest for the archery World Turkey Slam.

The long beard gradually worked his way back toward the point where he entered the field with his two hens, which had long since wandered away. Responding only to almost constant aggressive cutting, he gradually approached our set up, although moving too far to our right. Suddenly the decoys captured his attention and he headed straight for us. As he reached the decoys 15 yards away, he went into a beautiful full strut, showcasing the spectacular iridescent plumage of the Rio Grande turkey. Continue reading Archery World Turkey Slam Before Graduating High School!

TriStar Unveils New Turkey Shotgun

TriStarTurkeyhuntforever031214If you’re gearing up for the Spring turkey season, you might want to give TriStar Arms new Raptor ATAC Turkey shotgun a look. This latest addition to the TriStar Raptor line gives turkey hunters new advantages in the field, while providing the same dependability as their popular tactical models.

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