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Post-Season Recovery

Post-Season Recovery

June 2, 2022

After chasing turkeys across two different states the last six weeks, I’m tired. I bet you are as too. It was a great season that resulted in seeing my kids tag their first birds, me tagging my first Rio Grande turkey in Texas and falling more in love with the pursuit of these magical birds. Now it is time to focus on habitat projects and food plots but before you start the summer grind consider spending some time to take care of the most important piece of equipment you own: You....read more

Beau Martonik’s Turkey Hunting Gear Setup

Beau Martonik’s Turkey Hunting Gear Setup

May 16, 2022

Turkey hunting is simply two different styles – sitting and waiting vs. running and gunning. I love the running and gunning style of turkey hunting on public lands in the Appalachian Mountains region of Pennsylvania, which requires a lightweight, streamlined gear setup....read more

Parkers McDonald's Turkey Hunting Gear Setup

Parkers McDonald's Turkey Hunting Gear Setup

May 11, 2022

Like many things in the hunting world, it can be an intimidating feat to try to learn all of the things you need to start turkey hunting. There’s so many options out there for turkey vests, calls, shotguns, and turkey loads for your gun. Simply put, you don’t need all of that to kill a gobbler during spring turkey season....read more

Pennsylvania Turkey Hunting Strategy | Beau Martonik

Pennsylvania Turkey Hunting Strategy | Beau Martonik

May 10, 2022

The turkey in rural areas of Pennsylvania know how to survive, and that is only part of the challenge. Turkey season is right behind deer season when it comes to hunting pressure....read more

From The Earth by Derek Towles

From The Earth by Derek Towles

April 21, 2022

There’s only a slight rustle of leaves as the morning breeze passes by like a shooting star and then I hear it, the far off gobble of a turkey on this cool, spring dawn. My heart begins to pound and warm blood fills my veins. This is what I live for. ...read more

Fall vs. Spring Turkey Hunting

Fall vs. Spring Turkey Hunting

April 19, 2022

There’s no doubt that spring turkey has a unique form of excitement due to the peak breeding season. Calling is extremely effective during the spring season, but there’s something really great about being able to hunt deer and turkey in the same season, and generally speaking, there’s a lot of crossover with the hunts....read more

Hunt For a Lifetime and More

Hunt For a Lifetime and More

April 18, 2022

One of our most underused mottos at Fit To Hunt is “We can help you prepare for the hunt of a lifetime or just hunt for a lifetime.” It signifies the concept that this is a lifestyle; both in the outdoors and with what you do in your daily life. Better yet, how you do what you do in your daily life. Nothing slaps an exclamation point on this concept any better than the story I am about to tell you and no matter where you are reading this today, it is proof that a strong why, a sustainable system and the right support can help you move mountains....read more

Tick Talk, not TikTok | Tick Prevention, Tick Information & Tick Remedies

Tick Talk, not TikTok | Tick Prevention, Tick Information & Tick Remedies

April 15, 2022

Warmer weather, turkey’s gobbling, and blood sucking bugs, all go hand in hand. Here is a quick run down of what to expect, watch out for, and how to protect yourself from ticks this spring. ...read more

Turkey Hunting Strategy Without Decoys | Pros & Cons of Turkey Hunting With Decoys

Turkey Hunting Strategy Without Decoys | Pros & Cons of Turkey Hunting With Decoys

April 8, 2022

Turkey hunting without decoys can result in just as many successful hunts. The number one reason that I don’t carry turkey decoys often is due to being as mobile as possible. When you are moving into position on a gobbler, decoys can get caught on things, make noise, and are just in the way at the most inconvenient times....read more

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