Put a Wild Turkey on Your Thanksgiving Menu

By: Daphane Cassidy

While fall turkey hunting isn’t as popular as chasing spring longbeards, hunters in many states find pursuing these birds in the late season a fun and challenging hunt. By Michael Pendley Mention turkey hunting to most folks and they immediately think of the gobbling longbeards of spring. But, for hunters in 42 states and a […]

Wild Turkey Buffalo Cheese Dip

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Michael Pendley Heading to a party or get-together and want to bring a wild-game dish everyone will love? Do you have a wild turkey breast in your freezer? Then make this creamy, cheesy dip. You’ll need the turkey, the dip’s foundation, cooked down until it can be shredded apart. If you have an Instant […]

“Instant Pot” Wild Turkey and Dumplings

By: Daphane Cassidy

Looking for a quick and easy way to use your wild turkey legs and thighs? Break out the Instant Pot and make this Wild Turkey and Dumplings dish. While wild turkey legs and thighs would normally take all day in the slow cooker or simmered in a pot, the Instant Pot pressure cooker tenderizes them […]

How to Mount Shotgun Optics

By: Daphane Cassidy

There are a few ways to get red dots, reflex sights, and scopes on a shotgun. Here’s how to choose based on application. You don’t often find optics on shotguns. Because they fire multiple projectiles at once, pinpoint accuracy isn’t usually required. If you’re doing any sort of wing shooting or busting clays, they probably […]

Wild Turkey Schnitzel Recipe

By: Daphane Cassidy

By Michael Pendley One of our favorite ways to cook and serve wild turkey is in the German schnitzel style. While most traditional German schnitzels are breaded and fried pork, the method works well for any meat, including wild turkey. For this recipe, we use one side of a wild turkey breast, first cut into […]

5 Things to Look For in a Hunting Dog

By: Daphane Cassidy

When it comes to choosing a perfect pup for hunting that can also be a great family pet, pedigree is everything. People have a lot of methods for picking a puppy, but most of them involve trying to evaluate a litter of six-week olds to find the right temperament. This, essentially, is impossible. You can’t […]

Ground Blind Safety for Deer and Turkey Hunting

By: levatas

While treestands for deer or slipping quietly through the woods for turkey might be more traditional hunting methods, hunting from manufactured, pop-up style blinds is rapidly gaining in popularity. Just flip through any modern hunting catalog and you’ll find ground blinds in dozens of shapes, sizes, styles and camo patterns, a strong indicator of this […]

Five Must-Haves for Turkey Season

By: levatas

This article is pre-empted with a warning: Turkey hunting can be highly addictive. There, you’ve been warned. If you’re still with me, you’ll have many great memories over the years, time spent both alone and with good friends, outsmarting birds and being outsmarted, but it’s all good stuff. Though there’s no way to buy hunting […]

Hunting Wild Turkeys

By: levatas

With eyesight that puts an eagle to shame and an all-too-often reluctance to come within range despite the lively “conversation” between bird and a hunter’s slate call, spring turkey seasons are a challenge that see camo-clad, shotgunners head to the woods and fields in droves. There are four subspecies in the Lower 48. The Eastern […]