Category Archives: Turkey Hunts

“Another Fallen Tree…”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Hanging the Bird”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Wild Turkey Music at Sunrise”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“That won’t work on an actual hunt…”

First light ushered in a volley of musket fire. The muzzle blasts, five in all, echoed up and down the River Raisin. A minute or so later, a second unsettling exchange erupted well to the north—four shots, a pause, then … Continue reading

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“A Ranger’s Pause”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Walking in at Sunrise”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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A Toll for Re-Living History

Distant clucks teased. Elk moccasins danced around the broken down top of a white ash tree. When the tree fell it bent earthward six or seven red cedar trees with trunks the size of a stout blacksmith’s upper arm. The … Continue reading

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A Circuitous Still-Hunt

Inner voices suggested a different course. Trail-worn elk moccasins turned about and struck off in the opposite direction. This new still-hunt progressed over the rise and down into a small valley. The depression’s south end spilled into a dense, difficult-to-navigate … Continue reading

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