Wild Turkeys: Hunting and Watching

Wild Turkeys: Hunting and Watching

by John J. Mettler, Jack Mesick
     
 

Wild turkey hunting is the up-and-coming sportsman’s activity.  And the key to understanding the wild turkey hunt is understanding the habits and habitat of this noble bird.  An experienced veterinarian and hunter, John J. Mettler Jr. has written the most comprehensive guide for turkey hunters of all ages and skill levels.

    

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Overview

Wild turkey hunting is the up-and-coming sportsman’s activity.  And the key to understanding the wild turkey hunt is understanding the habits and habitat of this noble bird.  An experienced veterinarian and hunter, John J. Mettler Jr. has written the most comprehensive guide for turkey hunters of all ages and skill levels.

                Wild Turkeys will take you step by step through every aspect of this exciting sport, including:

·         Understanding wild turkey distribution, feeding patterns, and mating rituals.

·         Choosing safe and effective clothing, firearms, and equipment

·         Dressing your turkey in the field

·         Mounting a prize bird

·         Photographing turkeys in their natural habitat

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580170697
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/09/1998
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
781,324
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

John J. Mettler, Jr., D.V.M., is a retired large-animal veterinarian in upstate New York and has written several books on animals, including Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game and Horse Sense. An avid sportsman, his appreciation of the noble turkey was the inspiration for his most recent book, Wild Turkeys. John has written on a broad range of veterinary topics for various magazines and has written a veterinary column for American Agriculturist for over 20 years. He has professional memberships that include the New York State Veterinary Medical Society (past chairman), the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Society for Theriogenology, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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