Wild Turkeys

Wild Turkeys

Hunting and Watching

By John Mettler

Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9781580170697, 176pp.

Publication Date: January 9, 1998


Wild turkey hunting is the up-and-coming sportsman's activity. And the key to understanding the wild turkey hunt is understanding the habits and habitat of this noble bird. An experienced veterinarian and hunter, John J. Mettler Jr. has written the most comprehensive guide for turkey hunters of all ages and skill levels.

"Wild Turkeys" will take you step by step through every aspect of this exciting sport, including:

. Understanding wild turkey distribution, feeding patterns, and mating rituals.

. Choosing safe and effective clothing, firearms, and equipment

. Dressing your turkey in the field

. Mounting a prize bird

. Photographing turkeys in their natural habitat