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Mississippi Turkey Hunt


Bill Bynum, right, calls as author readies for a shot.

Editor’s note: SCI is omnipresent in the world and Mississippi is a jewel in the Land of SCI. Recently, SCI launched efforts to broaden that base to include other types of hunting, as well as fishing. Bird hunting is big. This article is Continue reading Mississippi Turkey Hunt

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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!