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Big Turkey Hunting Mistakes

After many years for turkey hunting you recognize a pattern of mistakes that has cost you more than a few birds. Here we share with you five of those. Calling too loud. Turkeys have exceptional hearing and can hear very soft calls at 100's of yards. Calling too loud implies to the gobbler that you [...]

Ten Items Not to Forget When You Go Hunting

I know some of these are a no brainer, but I think in my years of hunting I managed to leave home without every one of these items. Shotgun and shells - we really like the Heavy Shot products. Great knockdown power and range and legal everywhere. Try Heavy Metal on your next hunt (www.hevishot.com). [...]

Save your turkey wings!

Over the new few weeks you will learn to make a delicious wing bone soup and build a great wing bone turkey call. Question - are all the birds in the picture all legal for spring harvest? Answer to follow after our monthly meeting June 3rd at the Atascadero Elks Lodge, 6pm. Click on the images [...]