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Two Mistakes Hunters Make When That Tom is Gobbling

Find out how to avoid mistakes hunters make when that tom gobbles when moving into a good hunting spot.

Mossberg and Rugged American Hunter spend a few minutes on how to avoid some key mistakes when those toms are gobbling and when you’re heading in to hunt.

I am certainly guilty of rushing in once I hear a tom gobbling in the early morning in my fear that he will take off. This is sound advice, however, to not let the heat of the moment make you rush in. It is far better to just relax and concentrate on a deliberate and quiet setup, and, once set, focus on calling a bird in.

Turkey, with their excellent eyesight, will easily bust any hunter crashing through the bush so it pays to slow down and keep your wits about you when they are vocalizing.

Pair stealth with some good scouting and you should bag that bird this turkey season with shotgun or bow.

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Two Mistakes Hunters Make When That Tom is Gobbling