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Entering the gilded age of turkey hunting seems unnecessary

Turkey hunters can be like any other breed of outdoorsmen, running the gamut from bare-bones minimalists to gadget-crazed trend setters.


Matt Liere: Hunting can distract from life’s rough patches

I ran into an old friend at an arena hockey game recently, during playoffs, and invited him to hunt turkeys at my place in late April.


Patience pays off for father, daughter hunting duo

Sophie Little regretted her decision instantly.


My first hunt: taking a turkey

I killed a male turkey Saturday. A tom, in hunter speak. He was the first animal I’ve intentionally killed in 20 years.


Super Slam: A turkey from every state

Because of the great depth of knowledge about the animal necessary for consistent success, it has been said that turkey hunting is the fly fishing of the hunting sports.


Simple ways to cook wild turkey

I admire wild game chefs and I eat their food with great delight. But sometime simple is the way to go at our house. Accompany the meal with a good …


Spring sprouts with changes hikers can relish

On Monday, back in Spokane after a week in a foreign country, I headed into the lowland forests just out of town to exercise the dog and see what had …


Tips for turkey hunting shared by Washington expert

Bagging a gobbler in the spring turkey seasons that open April 15 in Idaho and Washington is a mini version of bowhunting for elk. A turkey hunter who scouts out …


Matt Liere: Two spring certainties – taxes and turkey season

I’m not quite sure how it happened, but I think I might be in trouble. This was supposed to have been my year of redemption.


Alan Liere: A Simple Request

It’s raining, and in the distance, black clouds scud low and ominous over the top of Mt. Spokane. My mood is as dark as the sky. I should be wandering …


Matt Liere: Taunts continue despite paying dues on turkey hunt

This year’s spring turkey season ended just as every other had for the last several years – with a bang – save for one slight difference: no turkey. I missed …


Alan Liere: Turkey hunting tests patience

It has been my experience that turkey hunting is somewhat akin to trick or treating when I was a kid – even when you dress up nice and do and …


Landers: Turkey hunter sometimes eats crow

I had a rafter of wild turkeys scoped out late Tuesday afternoon just 12 hours before the opening of the spring gobbler hunting season. The situation was right out of …


In brief: Extreme Huntress in hot water

North Idaho’s famed Extreme Huntress from Bonner County is in hot water on charges of violating hunting permit regulations while she was vying for a national TV crown. Amanda Rochelle …


Wild turkey schnitzel: A satisfying hunt deserves savory tastes

Most turkey hunters would probably agree the sport satisfies nearly all the five senses – the smell of pine and dew in the early morning, the throaty gobble of a …


Rich Landers: Turkey hunting technique tests ethics, risks safety

An old technique of hiding behind a gobbler decoy to stalk wild turkeys is being revived – much to the dismay of hunter safety educators. Native Americans, for example, camouflaged …


Turkey hunt helps create ‘very special day’ for father, son

Pull the plug on the Xbox. Call in sick to the soccer coach. One of the best one-on-one, quality-time, family bond-building opportunities of the year is coming up for hunters.


Blast and cast all in a day

A spring cast-and-blast trip might spell the ultimate weekend for the all-around sportsman, combining wild turkey hunting with the best time of year to catch trout in the region’s lakes. …


Out & About: Time to talk turkey

OUTHUNT – Toms are gobbling and hunters are talking turkey around the region as the wild-turkey mating season blooms. Turkey hunting kicks off with youth-only seasons for hunters under 16 …


Average Joe offers tips on bagging gobbler

Even though wild turkeys parade down some Spokane streets and poop on the decks of suburban homes, a spring gobbler is a wily and thrilling challenge to hunt. I don’t …


Idaho continues debate on allowing guided hunting for waterfowl, turkeys

Idaho officials have wrestled for years with proposals that would allow guided hunting for waterfowl and turkeys. In 1988, the interested parties – including the Idaho Department of Fish and …


Outdoor Writing Contest winner: Frozen Turkey

I clearly remember that bone-chilling Saturday morning in the blind. The heat of a long hike made me welcome the cold at first, but within 5 minutes, I felt as …


Father’s Day came early for sportsman

Two girls in Pend Oreille County gave their father an early Father’s Day gift. They took him hunting.


Hunters need repertoire for calling turkeys

With the general spring gobbler hunting season opening Friday in Washington and Idaho, here are some timely tips on talking turkey from Matt Van Cise of Pennsylvania, a 2008 National …


Report spots national hunting, fishing trends

The ebb and flow of hunting and fishing is detailed in a recently released federal report on statistics for those outdoor sports. For example: • The number of turkey hunters …


Turkey hunts have drawn a crowd

Either this has been my best wild turkey hunting season, or it’s been a bust. I went into the season on a note higher than a hot hen’s yelp. A …