Chasing Spring Presents: Ray Eye's Turkey Hunter's Bible: The Tips, Tactics, and Secrets of a Professional Turkey Hunter

Chasing Spring Presents: Ray Eye's Turkey Hunter's Bible: The Tips, Tactics, and Secrets of a Professional Turkey Hunter

by Ray Eye

Hardcover(Revised Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628738124
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ray Eye is without a doubt the most famous turkey hunter in the world. With more than forty-five years of turkey hunting experience, he has a huge following. His hunting adventures have appeared in countless newspapers, national magazines, books, videos, DVDs, and outdoor television shows. With his own website, turkey hunting blog (on Outdoorlife.com), television and radio shows, and Chasing Spring DVDs, Eye’s name is synonymous with turkey hunting.

Table of Contents

About the Author ix

Acknowledgments xxii

Introduction xxiv

1 The History of the Missouri Ozarks, Return of the Wild Turkey, and My Family's Hunting Heritage 1

2 The Formative Years 13

3 The "Good Ole Days" of Turkey Hunting 26

4 Secrets of a Professional Turkey Hunter 34

5 Pecking Order and Seasonality of Wild Turkeys 46

6 Calling is Everything 50

7 Myth of the Call-Shy Turkey 54

8 Tools of the Trade 69

9 What is Aggressive Calling? 85

10 Turkeys are Just Turkeys 90

11 What's Wrong with the Turkeys? 100

12 The Role of People Pressure 108

13 Scouting and Roosting 126

14 The Final Approach 133

15 Early Season 143

16 Breeding Season 149

17 Late Season, Post-Breeding 156

18 2011 "Chasing Spring™" Hunt Breakdown 163

19 Storytime with Uncle Ray 182

20 The Future of Turkey Hunting 214

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