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Here’s How to Shoot a Sneaky Turkey That’s Behind You

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No matter how well you scout, sometimes a sneaky turkey will come up behind you; here’s how to shoot him.

Turkey hunting is all about planning, and then reacting to the unexpected. Turkeys have often been described as creatures of habit who are prone to change at any moment. One of those moments usually tends to come when you are out hunting.

So the question arises, what’s the best way to deal with a sneaky turkey who’s managed to sneak up behind you? Here’s your answer…

Will this actually work on a live gobbler? Probably not. Is is safe to shoot a live shotgun round over your shoulder? Definitely not! But, would it make for one of the best turkey hunting stories of all time? For sure! Stay safe out there this spring as you start chasing longbeards.

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Here’s How to Shoot a Sneaky Turkey That’s Behind You