i hunt turkey's in a corn feald near my house, last year turkey's where feeding in it every day; this year the corn is still standing, does anybody know how or if that will effect the turkey's feeding routeen?
On my property I found it makes no difference. As long as there is any chance for them to find left over corn in the patch, they will venture into it. However, although it is still standing now, I would assume by May or at least sometime in May the corn will be chopped down to prepare for this year's planting.
If there are open areas near the corn that offer good visibilty, you will likely find the birds there, using it as a strut zone.
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...