turkey hunting http://hppr.org en A tale of turkey and hogs http://hppr.org/post/tale-turkey-and-hogs <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); margin-bottom: 20px; line-height: normal;"><font face="Arial" size="3">There are few things that I enjoy more than hunting turkeys in the spring when the landscape is coming to life in many hues of green and the sun’s warming rays once again informs Mother Nature that it’s time for all her creatures to go about the task of procreation.</font></p><p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Luke Clayton 30283 at http://hppr.org A tale of turkey and hogs First Hunt http://hppr.org/post/first-hunt <p></p><p></p><div><p>Parents mark children’s lives by firsts: &nbsp;tooth, word, step, and day of school.&nbsp; As youngsters mature, these memorable moments come further apart.&nbsp;&nbsp; However, for a youngster who hunts, this list continues to grow.&nbsp; If my husband and his friends’ experiences are any indication, &nbsp;this record not only lengthens but &nbsp;is infinite.&nbsp; Hunters live for their stories, which always include a first. Perhaps this is a hunter’s way to cling to childhood’s elusive magic. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Karen Madorin 14890 at http://hppr.org First Hunt Blooming Turkeys http://hppr.org/post/blooming-turkeys <p></p><p>Outback Steakhouse may advertise blooming onions, but I know where turkeys bloom in&nbsp; green fields near my house.&nbsp; Like a rose going from a tight bud to full summer bloom, those big ol’ gobblers put on a show. Puffing their feathers and spreading their fan-shape tails into a full blown sail, they strut and rattle.&nbsp; All this action occurs to woo nearby hens that coyly scan the area for insects and greens. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Karen Madorin 14448 at http://hppr.org Blooming Turkeys Wingbone Player http://hppr.org/post/wingbone-player <p>We've spent some time getting to know Cleon P. Carraway over the past couple weeks.&nbsp; Today, I talked with Cleon about the first call he developed- the wingbone turkey call.&nbsp; Fri, 08 Mar 2013 06:01:00 +0000 Luke Clayton 13189 at http://hppr.org Wingbone Player