The glory days of turkey hunting are now. Turkey populations across the country are at all-time highs, and hunters have more opportunities than ever before. But the golden age of turkey hunting, characterized by a growing number of enthusiastic hunters and a shrinking land base, has introduced a unique challenge: pressure. And bagging a pressured gobbler can be tricky.
Brian Lovett's Hunting Pressured Turkeysexamines the modern turkey hunting scene and offers a concise, in-depth explanation of how to scout for, set up on, and kill wary longbeards. Lovett explains how turkeys react to human pressure and various terrain features and covers the essential skills of calling. He provides complete strategies for hunting different times of day, aggressive versus subtle approaches, and troubleshooting tough birds. Peppered with vivid color photos and entertaining anecdotes from the author's days afield, Hunting Pressured Turkeysis a delight to read and a helpful guide for figuring out the pressured-turkey puzzle on your own.
Turkeys are just plain tough. They're paranoid, uncooperative, and often uncommunicative, but you can score on even the toughest turkeys. Brian Lovett's Hunting Tough Turkeys examines twelve of the toughest turkey-hunting situations encountered by hunters and provides detailed strategies and game plans for dealing with those difficult birds. Wide open meadows and pastures require keen observation of the turkey's movements; windy days make it tougher for the turkeys to hear your calling; and turkeys on the move force you to act quickly--Lovett explains what to do when you find yourself hunting these kinds of birds. Filled with vivid photos by photographer Tes Randle Jolly and peppered with anecdotes from the author's 20+ years in the turkey woods, Hunting Tough Turkeys is a must-read for any hunter trying to crack the tough-turkey puzzle.