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Spring turkey hunting season approaches

March 29, 2014
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

TOM TURKEYS are on the menu for a lot of hunters. Getting the turkey to cooperate is another matter. It is a problem that lots of hunters are willing to face. All decked out in camo hunting clothes, shotgun or bow in hand, a few calls and lots of patience, the hunter can expect many great hours of time spent listening and calling to the turkeys. Sometimes it seems easy if the big bird shows interest, comes trotting in as if on a lease, and stands among the decoys until his lights go out. Others time not so much as he stands off and refuses to come closer no matter what tactics the hunter may try. That is the nature of hunting, no guarantees. What is guaranteed is the chance to give turkey hunting an honest effort. Good luck this year.



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