Doug Max, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Turkey Season: Early Spring vs Late Spring

Turkey Season: Early Spring vs Late Spring

Whether your turkey season comes early or late, consider the pros and cons of both.   All turkey hunters agree on a couple of things. One, they all like being in the woods when the birds are gobbling. The other is that patience kills turkeys. I have yet to find a...
Hunting a Silent Spring Gobbler

Hunting a Silent Spring Gobbler

What must you do when the mysterious spring gobbler goes silent?   It was nearing the end of the 2014 spring gobbler season when I invited my good friend and sportswriter Alan White to close out the last three days together on my leased property. We headed out...
Turkey Hunting After Controlled Burns

Turkey Hunting After Controlled Burns

When the clear-cuts green up after controlled burns, they attract turkeys like a magnet.   I began the long walk to the backside of the 40-acre burned clear-cut. The stars were shining bright with flydown time nearly an hour away. With my excitement level high,...
Hunting the Clear-Cut Gobbler

Hunting the Clear-Cut Gobbler

Making the Most of Hunting Clear-Cuts for Gobblers   When it pertains to turkey hunters, perhaps nothing gets to them more than seeing their favorite timber fall to loggers. Arriving at a freshly cut-over stand of woods, as you fondly remember the beauty of those...