This is a great rundown on the essential turkey hunting gear you need to get before the season kicks off.
Get the proper gear now so you can focus on critical pre-season scouting and ensure a successful turkey season. The season is really just around the corner, so don't leave it until the last minute.
There is a great rundown on must-haves for your spring kick-off. One tip: if you are on a budget, is you can really get the job done without a vest if you have to. When I started out turkey hunting, I just re-purposed some of my deer and duck hunting camo clothing and used a surplus old Army small ALICE pack to haul around gear and water.
Concentrate initially on quality calls, a good shotgun with full turkey choke, premium ammo, and a good decoy; if you get these together you are good-to-go. Other items can be bought over time to improve your gear and have less impact on your wallet.
Put together the essentials, get some good scouting in, secure land permissions and you will be on your way to a great season.
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