Wild Turkeys : Hunting and Watching
Whether you dream of mounting a prize bird over the mantle or are inspired to photograph turkeys in their natural environment, this comprehensive guide includes everything you need to successfully observe, track, and hunt wild turkeys. Offering an overview of turkey habitats, distribution, feeding patterns, and mating rituals, John J. Mettler Jr. provides expert advice on safety, clothing, weapons, equipment, field dressing, and even cooking wild turkey. Who's ready for a turkey hunt?
- Paperback | 167 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
- 09 Jan 1998
- Storey Books
- Vermont, United States
- illustrations, map
Back cover copy
Come along on this journey into the woods to observe, track, hunt, and enjoy the wild turkey. The key to a successful wild turkey hunt is understanding the habits and habitat of this noble bird. An experienced veterinarian and hunter, John J. Mettler, Jr. has written a comprehensive guide for turkey hunters of all ages and skill levels. Wild Turkeys will take you step by step through every apect of this exciting sport, including: * Understanding wild turkey distribution, feeding patterns, and mating rituals * Choosing safe and effective clothing, weapons, and equipment * Dressing your turkey in the field * Mounting a prize bird * Photographing turkeys in their natural habitat You'll also find 30 recipes to help you fully enjoy this rare delicacy.