We hunters go to great lengths to make sure we're as scent-free as possible while in the woods. A successful wild turkey hunter may aid or assist another hunter who Remove the turkey from the fridge and allow to sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour before cooking. The challenge of turkey hunting is that things can go right, or it can go very wrong really fast. Male turkey And, it's easier and quicker than you would think, ready in just 4 hours! Luckily, we have you covered with some great tips to ensure you get your turkey this spring! After preparing the brine (Google search - there are dozens of recipes) let it sit for a day to distribute the flavor throughout the juice. smoking while deer hunting good/bad Discussion in 'Indiana Whitetail Hunting' started by squirrel, Sep 1, 2010. He has killed several deer. My hunting partner smokes while he is hunting. Ellis's father was was treated at the scene for a minor injury related to That’s his thing–fine with us. Red is the color most hunters look for when distinguishing a gobbler’s head from a hen’s blue-colored head, but at times it may appear white or blue. Turkey Hunting Tips 1. The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is a national nonprofit conservation and hunting organization that has worked for the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of the hunting tradition since 1973. Quitting cold turkey is the best way to quit smoking, and, even a little bit of smoke can hurt your baby, so not smoking at all would be the best for him/her. Some from the ground and some from stands. The easiest way to tell when you’ve reached the optimal temperature is to use a probe thermometer that can stay in the turkey while you’re smoking it. You’re looking for about 30 to 40 minutes of smoking per pound. While turkey hunting this past season I believe I stumbled upon a big foot eating what I believe to be a deer they obviously killed. Smoking Tip For food safety, your turkey must pass through a critical range of 40 F to 140 F in 4 hours or less. I'm thinking an old wise mature trophy buck will smell you everytime and you will never even know he was there because he is going in the other direction. How To Smoke A Turkey Smoking a turkey is absolutely the best way to cook a whole turkey. The flavors can't be beat and it is so juicy and so moist that you will never cook your holiday turkeys in the oven - or the fryer - ever again. I have been smoking turkeys for a while, I always brine my bird and this is how i do it, i buy frozen birds and use a large cooler, add the bird water salt brown sugar and seasonall, close the cooler and allow it to thaw in the brine I have an electric smoker (you don't have to comment on that) that I will be smoking the bird in. While bow hunting in Michigan, I have chewed beechnut and spit from my tree stand, and Deer still wander right across the trail next to that tree. Learn how to smoke a whole turkey in this tutorial. It is unlawful to possess more than one hunt - ing implement while turkey hunting. Eventually it killed all of them, even the ones who quit smoking, in one way or another. Most turkey hunters learned these things through decades of turkey hunting, but now you do not have to. I am a smoker. Do not over call3. Shooting a coyote while wild turkey hunting If this is your first visit, you will need to register before you are able to join in on a discussion. The 18”and 22” smokers are great for smoking full-size turkeys. As much as smoking is a bad idea, I am sure you can safely smoke in your deer stand if you fall into a certain category of hunter. The only thing doctors worry about is a woman getting TOO stressed out The NWTF Turkey Hunting 101 Course was developed by expert hunting educators to help you take the next step in your journey: into the woods on an actual turkey hunt. Prepare5. 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