• Turkey Hunting

    Blake Hodge poses with a turkey harvested last spring. He and his dad scout turkeys all year long, even from the deer stand.

    Lancaster hunter scouts for turkey in the deer stand

    Deer hunting is a good time to scout turkeys, says South Carolina hunter
    November 04, 2015 at 10:31pm
    Turkey harvest numbers have been on the decline for some time in South Carolina, and 2015's numbers were no different.

    Turkey harvest numbers down again

    Reproduction rates show signs of improvement on the way
    October 26, 2015 at 3:02pm
    Kim Guglielmo's Northampton County gobbler sported four beards and is the No. 2 all-time turkey taken in North Carolina by a female hunter.

    Nurse's Northampton County gobbler is No. 2 all-time in North Carolina

    Four beards gives Guglielmo's first tom a winning score
    July 21, 2015 at 12:30pm
    North Carolina hunters tagged 17,828 turkeys during the spring season that ended early last month, the second-highest harvest on record.

    Spring turkey harvest is second-highest on record

    North Carolina hunters take 17,828 gobblers in 2015 season
    June 03, 2015 at 2:59pm
    Crystal Clucker

    Crystal Clucker

    June 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Crystal Clucker

    Crystal Clucker

    June 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    South Carolina turkey hunters will have a longer season but a lower bag limit beginning in 2016.

    SC legislature passes turkey hunting bill, but deer-hunting bill is sidelined

    Turkey season will be longer, but bag limit drops from five to three birds
    May 21, 2015 at 9:48pm
    No matter what kind of shotgun you use during turkey season, test it with several different shotshell loads so you’ll know how it performs with a gobbler 40 yards from the end of the barrel.

    The right stuff

    May 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Boss gobblers won’t allow interlopers in their territory and often come at a fast pace to the decoy setup.

    To decoy or not to decoy

    May 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Travis Sykes of Leasburg killed this bearded hen on April 26 with his bow.

    Caswell County hunter takes bearded hen with bow

    Leasville archer took hen at 15 yards; she sported 8 1/2-inch beard
    May 13, 2015 at 11:54am
    Monty Mesimer (left) and Jeff Huggins (right) doubled up on these big Pender County gobblers on April 13. Mesimer's bird had four beards that measured a total of almost 30 inches.

    Four-bearded Pender County gobbler ranks high in NC record books

    Timber farm manager takes great tom on exciting afternoon hunt
    May 05, 2015 at 6:55pm
    Zach Satterfield of Reidsville killed this 24 1/2-pound Rockingham County gobbler with 1 1/2-inch spurs and beards measuring 11 and 10 inches.

    Monster gobbler pays his taxes on time to Rockingham County hunter

    Teen kills 24 1/2-pound gobbler with double beards
    May 04, 2015 at 7:47am
    Late in the season, use decoys in the afternoon or evening around fields.

    11th-Hour gobblers - Late-season turkeys require a little different approach in North Carolina

    Don’t let the last hours of spring turkey season tick away without using some new tricks
    May 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    John Tanner's

    Crystal Clucker is Tanner's latest have-to-have turkey call

    Friction call features several hunter-friendly features, comes in walnut, cherry
    April 30, 2015 at 3:11pm
    The Crystal Clucker from John Tanner calls pairs a frosted crystal surface with cherry or black walnut wood.

    Crystal Clucker is Tanner's latest have-to-have turkey call

    Friction call features several hunter-friendly features, comes in walnut, cherry
    April 30, 2015 at 3:07pm

    Seven tips for late-season gobblers from a North Carolina guide

    As the spring season wanes, it takes different tactics to take a gobbler
    April 29, 2015 at 9:41pm