One of the best ways to learn about hunting turkeys is to listen to audio tapes. You can learn the rythem and attitude behind the way they call. If you get a good tape the guy(s) talking will give lots of tips on stratigies and locations.
My favorite tape was made by a man who has now passed away. His name is Ben Rodgers Lee and the name of the tape is "Talking Turkey with Ben Rodgers Lee"......I am convinced that everything you need to know is on that tape but you would do good to ask your fish and wildlife department if they have any seminars and also some sportsmans shows put on seminars for various topics. At least if you go to seminars you will get a chance to ask questions and hear the questions other people ask that maybe you didn't think of.
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...