• Turkey Hunting

    Josh Pruitt of Reidsville killed the NWTF's highest-scoring bearded hen in North Carolina on April 27.

    Reidsville hunter kills NWTF record-breaking bearded hen

    Highest-scoring bearded in in N.C. history
    April 27, 2016 at 8:19pm
    Sam and Carrie Thompson of Watauga County doubled up on longbeards on their April 16th hunt.

    Boone husband and wife double on turkey hunt

    Hers weighed 21 pounds, his weighed 19.5
    April 26, 2016 at 11:19pm
    Jason Pickard killed this rare silver-phase turkey in Stokes County after chasing the bird for a year.

    Greensboro hunter kills silver-phase gobbler

    Harvest of the 22-pound bird ends year-long quest
    April 26, 2016 at 2:49pm
    Ethan (left) and Roger Rumley of Browns Summit doubled up on opening day.

    Guilford County turkey hunter doubles with both sons in opening week

    "Best turkey season I've ever had," said Roger Rumley
    April 25, 2016 at 9:55pm
    Abigail Moore, 11, poses with the longbeard she killed while hunting with her dad during youth season.

    2 Ayden sisters each got their first turkeys while hunting with dad

    Younger sister killed jake in the morning, older sister bagged longbeard in afternoon
    April 25, 2016 at 1:27pm
    Rhonda Snyder of Orange County killed this gobbler on opening day. The 19-pound bird ended her long streak of bad turkey hunting luck.

    Orange County huntress kills 19-pound gobbler

    Turkey had 12-inch beard, ended her 13-year drought
    April 20, 2016 at 12:01pm
    6-year-old Madelyn Hall killed her first turkey while hunting with her dad in Bladen County.

    6-year-old Elizabethtown huntress kills 21-pound gobbler

    Bird had 10.5-inch beard
    April 19, 2016 at 11:55pm
    Scott Kimock (L) poses with Lee Blackmon (R), and the York County gobbler that scored 168.4 by NWTF standards, and is the highest-scoring turkey ever taken in S.C., and nation's best with a bow.

    York County hunter arrows record book, 7-bearded gobbler

    Bird is highest scoring NWTF turkey in S.C., best in nation taken with bow
    April 19, 2016 at 11:15pm
    Johnny Dinkins killed this 29-pound gobbler last Saturday in Caswell County. It may be the second-heaviest tom ever killed in the Old North State.

    Greensboro hunter kills enormous turkey

    29-pound gobbler had 3 beards
    April 19, 2016 at 3:30pm
    Veteran hunter Steve Drummond of Effingtham called in this gobbler for Sissy Johnson of Society Hill.

    Combine tactics for open-field gobblers

    April 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    If you find a turkey’s nest during the spring, don’t disturb it in any way.

    Leave that turkey nest alone

    April 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Learning more about turkeys and their behavior will give you a leg up on filling this year’s tags.

    The wild-turkey biologist says....

    April 15, 2016 at 7:00am