In the Turkey Woods

In the Turkey Woods

by Jerome B. Robinson


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In the Turkey Woods is the result of Jerry Robinson's years of research and travel throughout the United States, hunting and searching for successful techniques form expert turkey hunters, guides, and turkey-calling champions. His travels take us on hunts for the Eastern, Osceola, Rio Grande, and Merriam subspecies indifferent parts of the country, and he details stalking, hunting from blinds, late-hour hunting, and the effects of weather conditions. He relates essential wild-turkey lore - including the roosting habits of turkeys and sounds that only turkeys can hear - gleaned from interviews with leading biologists. Robinson especially emphasizes the correct use of turkey decoys, including discussions of Jakes, decoy motion, and proper placement for hunting safety. He also describes slate-faced friction calls, box and wingbone calls, and other techniques of turkey callings, some of which are brand new. A special chapter on turkey conservation tells how hunters can assist turkey populations during the difficult winter months.In the Turkey Woods is a testament to Robinson's passion for the wild turkey and his dedication to the amazing comeback of this magnificent bird. It is essential reading for all turkey hunters - beginner and veteran alike. (61/4 X 91/4, 220 pages, b&w photos)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558216952
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/1998
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.91(d)

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