Spring Turkey Finale 2017

It was Memorial Day weekend 2017: sunny and hot in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.  The last weekend to hunt spring turkeys.  On my final morning hunt, I parked the truck at the edge of an orchard grass field, walked to the center, and sat down. It was in this very spot that I was outwitted by …

Spring Color

I love the colors of spring.  It was a warm, sunny spring day.  We chased gobblers all morning and finally this tom stepped into range.  Then we packed up and went home just before the rain set in.  What a great way to spend a Saturday.  

Turkey Teamwork

It’s a beautiful thing when a plan comes together and last weekend, our plan turned into turkey dinner. Me and fellow packgoat maniac, Brandon Arn, and turkey master, Chad Gooch, headed to eastern Oregon for a weekend chasing wild turkeys. People who have never hunted wild turkeys sometimes mistakenly equate them with the docile domestic …

Friends of a Feather

I went hunting in southern Oregon the other day with my buddy, Brandon Arn, and together, we bagged a terrific wild turkey. It was my first and I was really happy. I was going to write about how we spotted the turkey feeding near the timber and how we sneaked up around him, created the …