By John E. Phillips
USA -(AmmoLand.com)- I’ve found that gobblers like to travel along dips in fields.
A tom can strut and drum in these low areas and remain nearly invisible, but he also can crane his neck up and often see most everything approaching. Gobblers also will travel along the edges of half-plowed fields, since they like terrain breaks.
To take gobblers in these fields, plan to spend plenty of time watching the bird before you try to bag him. Patience and picking the best position for your stand will enable you to take a field gobbler. You’ll probably have to spend more than one day of hunting to bag a tom that lives in a big field. You’ll need to identify where and when he enters the field, where he travels in the field, and what spot he usually uses to leave the field. If a gobbler struts on the edge of a field almost within gun range, you’ll want to get as close as you can to the strut zone and still remain somewhat in the woods to call to the bird. If the …Read the Rest