Knowing the basics of wild turkey vocalizations is crucial to being successful.
Osceola Wild Turkey Hunting Information
Florida is home to two of the five wild turkey subspecies in the United States, with the Osceola turkey (also known as the Florida wild species) found in peninsular Florida being the smallest of the five. While similar in appearance to the eastern subspecies that inhabits the rest of the eastern seaboard and northern Florida, the Osceola turkeys are usually smaller and darker in color.
Hunt Reports and Articles
Hunting turkeys had become mostly a springtime activity across much of the U.S. in the 1970s after centuries of the sport were traditionally reserved for the fall. Spring is considered an “easy” time to hunt turkeys, presenting little challenge to the true sportsman.