• Turkey Hunting

    Jacob Johnston of Traphill killed this white turkey on opening day on his family's land in Wilkes County.

    Wilkes County turkey hunter kills white gobbler in Traphill

    Bird had all white feathers, black beard, dark eyes
    April 12, 2016 at 4:06pm
    Christian Cole (L) killed his first turkey opening youth day, and it was a good one. Jerrell Seawell (R) did the calling.

    14-year-old hunter kills triple-bearded gobbler in Chatham County

    24-pound bird had 1 3/8-inch spurs
    April 07, 2016 at 10:55am
    Decoys can help you kill turkeys, but they can also hurt you if you don't handle things properly.

    Are decoys turkey killers, or rescuers?

    How effective are turkey decoys?
    April 06, 2016 at 6:37pm
    Decoys can help you kill turkeys, but they can also hurt you if you don't handle things properly.

    Are decoys turkey killers, or rescuers?

    How effective are turkey decoys?
    April 06, 2016 at 6:37pm
    13-year-old Branson Miller killed this white-winged gobbler on opening day of North Carolina's Youth turkey season.

    Wilkesboro teen kills white-winged turkey on Youth Day

    Gobbler weighed 18.5 pounds, sported 9-inch beard
    April 05, 2016 at 9:30pm

    Cover

    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Taking the high ground is a great tactic when you’re trying to call in a gobbler, especially in the Midlands and Upstate.

    Have a be-attitude about turkey hunting

    Be patient, be persistent and be a whole lot of things that spell doom for turkeys.
    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Big, old gobblers need special care and calling to bring them under the gun.

    Tough tom tactics for South Carolina toms

    Gobblers that have heard a lot of calls don’t come running the first time you help. Here are some tips for putting the moves on a bird that’s been heavily hunted.
    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

    Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    A big North Carolina gobbler gets ready to strut his stuff for an admiring hen.

    2016 North Carolina turkey season preview

    North Carolina’s statewide flock and annual turkey harvests are still rising, but is the high-water mark at hand? This season might be the best for a while.
    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Make sure you’re well-concealed when you sit down to call a turkey. Otherwise, he’ll bust you.

    Turkey Q&A: North Carolina turkey hunting experts share their secrets

    Three top turkey hunters provide their North Carolina brethren with some special tips.
    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

    Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

    April 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Sometimes, calling softly will bring that gobbler into range.

    Call quietly to lure your next gobbler into range

    Faint calls can net big results
    March 31, 2016 at 9:58pm
    Randall Molloseau killed this rare silver phase turkey on Good Friday in Pickens County. The bird weighed 23 pounds.

    Upstate hunter kills rare silver phase turkey

    Turkey weighed over 23 pounds
    March 30, 2016 at 3:53pm
    Brady Smouse killed two turkeys with one shot on March 13 while hunting in Cowpens.

    8-year-old kills 2 turkeys with one shot

    Taylors youth hunter bagged both turkeys in Cowpens
    March 23, 2016 at 9:39am
    Sometimes, calling softly will bring that gobbler into shotgun range.

    Call quietly to lure your next gobbler into range

    Faint calls can net big results
    March 16, 2016 at 6:55pm