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Young hunters like Sarah Johnson, who took this bird with her father, Mitchell, get a 6-day season of their own before North Carolina’s month-long spring season comes in. North Carolina 2014 turkey season details
54 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

North Carolina’s statewide spring gobbler season runs from April 12 to May 14. The daily bag limit is one bearded bird, with a season bag limit of two.


Mitchell Johnson has designed his Dead End turkey calls to do what he does in calling contests: sound like a real turkey. Whatever you do, sound like they do
49 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

Mitchell Johnson, 32, attributes hard work for the success he has experienced in competitions and with his call company, but he also lists another reason.


Set up a decoy slightly back in the woods from a field for best results. Decoy and setup wisdom
47 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

Mitchell Johnson feels that when hunting a field, too many hunters set up too close to its edge. Try this approach: position decoys about 15 to 20 yards inside a fence line and a hunter another 20 yards or so back. Look for trees that lie in deep shade. The decoys should keep an approaching gobbler’s eyes from wandering too much. Once the tom steps inside the fence line, he will be within range.


Wildlife Habitat Improvement Series: Rack and Spur Hunting Club
10 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

Nestled in the heart of Saluda County, S.C., is Rack and Spur Hunting Club, a unique organization that provides a safe and distinguished getaway for hunters and their families to enjoy the outdoors. It was founded more than 25 years ago as a place for a group of hunters to convene and pass on family traditions.


Organic fertilizers may fit better into the strategy of landowners who are interested in food-plot planting instead of extensive agricultural activity. Organic fertilizers not just for hippies
14 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

Each year, landowners with an interest in providing food for wildlife spend countless hours on the tractor, at the farm supply store and at the kitchen table trying to develop a productive crop. Growing an optimum crop results from a lot of hard work, intelligent engineering, strategic planning and of course, a lot of luck.


Hunters often find that mid-day and afternoon hunts on public lands can be more productive because most of their competition has left the woods and given birds a chance to settle down. More turkey tips
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For more tips on taking wild turkeys in the Carolinas, visit these links on NorthCarolinaSportsman.com and SouthCarolinaSportsman.com:


Hunters have a unique opportunity to take turkeys during rainy weather because their behavior is more predictable and one of their sharpest senses is dulled. Bad weather, good hunting
48 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

For a species with a brain the size of a walnut, wild turkeys are fairly clever at avoiding the talons or the teeth of predators, but their poor sense of smell allows hunters and other predators to take a few turkeys each year.


When gobblers are ganged up early in the season, the bird not doing the aggressive strutting and gobbling is often the dominant bird. Shoot the lookers
37 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

Early in the season, gobblers will often be grouped in pairs or larger groups. Seeing several toms coming into decoys gobbling every step can be one of the most exciting sights of any hunter’s season.


Shannon Lyndon of Taylorsville killed this beautiful red stag on a New Zealand hunt last month that he won at a 2012 archery trade show. Taylorsville man cashes in on New Zealand stag hunt
538 Views - Posted: April 08 at 6:01 am

Shannon Lyndon won an all-expenses-paid hunt for New Zealand red stag in 2012, and after two years of waiting, he cashed in for a spot-and-stalk hunt on March 24.


The Farmers’ Almanac has been helping with planting schedules and other farming activities for centuries. And the Alamanac says...
45 Views - Posted: April 07 at 9:00 am

In 1792, the first year of George Washington’s presidency, Robert B. Thomas created the very first Farmers’ Almanac, which was used to help struggling farmers improve their agricultural production yields as well as other things. 


A gobbler with hens is one of the toughest birds to call into shotgun range, but there is hope, one expert says. Don’t give up on tough gobblers, just change your tactics and fill your tag
162 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

Very few wild turkeys are “easy” for hunters, but some are easier than others. Those gobblers that gobble at your first call on opening day and sail down within shotgun range fit in this category, along with the ones that respond the way any turkey hunter would expect them to and wind up 30 yards off the end of your shotgun barrel within 30 minutes.


Hunting pressure is the biggest obstacle to taking public-land turkeys. Here’s how to overcome it in the Carolinas. Millions of acres of public land gives hunters in the Carolinas a real shot at a turkey gobbler this month -- if they’re up to the task.
132 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

In many places, spring means many things to many people, but for the diehard hunter who calls the Carolinas home, it’s full of sitting, listening and stalking a gobbling tom. It’s turkey season, and the millions of acres of public land across the two states are perfect places to bag a longbeard. Even though public lands receive a lot of hunting pressure, a hunter who knows the ins and outs of hunting them has a good chance to bring home a 20-pound bird.


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