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Turpin Talks Turkey

Turkey calling. “It gets too much credit when a hunt goes right and too much blame when it doesn’t.” That according Dick Turpin of Lincoln, NE who is among Nebraska’s most veteran and legendary turkey hunters. Turpin, who is 84 years of age, will hunt turkeys for his 57th consecutive year this spring. He has hunted every spring season since it opened in 1964! I think he knows a thing or two about these birds. Turpin, originally from Bassett, NE, …

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Practice Safety While Hunting Turkeys

LINCOLN – Spring turkey hunters are urged to be safe while enjoying their experience this spring by knowing their target and what is beyond it. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has the following additional safety tips: — Wear blaze orange so other hunters will see you. Avoid wearing blue, red and white because they are colors common to turkeys. — Do not shoot at sound or movement. — If you see another hunter stalking you, call out to alert …

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