Turkey

News, articles and updates about turkey hunting in Texas during the spring and fall seasons

Turkey hunting in Texas is no easy pursuit, at least when it comes to quick success. I’ve had the distinct pleasure of chasing after a variety of turkey subspecies in Texas and New Mexico, and the toughest aspect of hunting...
After months of waiting, it’s finally turkey time for 2014. The spring Rio Grande turkey season kicked off Saturday in South Texas and begins March 29 in northern counties. Putting in scouting time is the most important thing you can...
The slow morning turned to afternoon as I flipped a dark spinner bait into the shimmering distance on Lake Meredith. Like so many previous retrieves from the bank, I brought my lure back without even a nibble from a hungry...
Here's your Texas turkey hunting guide from A to Z, with tips, tactics and regulations for the spring pursuit. Advance scouting can help you find roost sites and travel corridors. Bring a box call, even if you prefer a...
The eastern glow slowly stalks the sloping horizon, tenderly illuminating the landscape’s dew-draped veil and signaling the start of a crisp new day, one that's ripe for turkey hunting in Texas. The disheveled coyote on the bunchgrass ridge to the...
I’ve hunted across Texas – from Panhandle shelter belts and Rolling Plains oak mottes to South Texas mesquite thickets and Pineywoods forest cover – and one quarry in particular calls each of them home, providing some of the toughest...
Tracking has become a lost art. For generations, learning the signs left by critters meant the difference between finding something for the dinner table or relying on leftovers – or simply not eating. In this day and age of the high-resolution...
Spring turkey hunting can be a hit-or-miss proposition. The jubilant Merriam's gobbler chortled in response each time the gentle purr in the distance carried on the faint mountain breeze. The attentive bird was all ears as he strutted in a clearing...
When it comes to spring turkey hunting in Texas, there is plenty of trial and error. While man has leveled the playing field in almost every pursuit, turkeys can make the most seasoned hunter look foolish with their uncanny ability...
I’ve hunted across Texas – from Panhandle shelter belts and Rolling Plains oak mottes to South Texas mesquite thickets and Pineywoods forest cover – and one quarry in particular calls each of them home, providing some of the toughest...