John E. Phillips, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Turkey Scouting Tips From the Pros

Turkey Scouting Tips From the Pros

You won’t go home with a gobbler, if you’re hunting in a place that doesn’t hold one. You can wear the best quality camouflage, use outstanding turkey calls and employ all the tactics in turkey hunting videos and you still won’t go home with a gobbler if you’re...
Turkey Hunting For Beginners

Turkey Hunting For Beginners

Once considered a mystic art practiced only by the very best woodsmen in the nation, turkey hunting in the early 1950s and 1960s involved sportsmen who rarely shared their hunting skills or knowledge of turkeys with other hunters. These hush-mouthed outdoorsmen knew...
When Do Crappie Spawn and How to Catch Them

When Do Crappie Spawn and How to Catch Them

As winter begins to fade and water temperatures begin to rise, crappie anglers know that the spawning season is approaching. Knowing when crappie spawn, pre spawn crappie locations, and how to catch them while they are spawning will have you filling your ice chest...
How to Rattle in a Buck in the South

How to Rattle in a Buck in the South

One of the most effective deer calls to lure big bucks within bow or gun range, in Texas and the Midwestern states, is rattling antlers. Because of the vast amount of open land, the deer there can hear you from a long way off, and you can see them coming. Although the...

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