By Josh Hillyard

As the calendar flips from March to April, my attention is also starting to flip from shed season to turkey season. I’m looking forward to getting out in a couple of weeks and chasing after some long beards! With spring starting to bloom, it’s also time to start thinking about habitat improvements and food plots as well. Our roundup of the best hunting blog posts from across the web this past week has a bit of all of the above covered. Happy Friday and have a great weekend!

What to Plant in Spring Food Plots For Deer – Whitetail Properties: Now can be a great time to get some early season food plots in that benefit the deer herd as well as attract some turkeys!

4 Public Land Deer Hunting Tips You Can Use Right Now – Outdoor Life: A few great tips to keep in mind when you are out shed hunting and turkey hunting over the coming weeks.

Big Property Potential on Micro Deer Hunting Parcels – Whitetail Habitat Solutions: Even small parcels can yield huge results if it is managed effectively and efficiently.

The 10 Best Turkey Calling Tips You’ll Read This Spring – Field & Stream: Make sure to dust off those turkey calls and get some practice in to call in those long beards.

The 3 Biggest Obstacles for Creating Young Forest Cover – QDMA: Some really interesting things to consider when trying to improve the deer habitat on your hunting property.

10 Off-Season Archery Tips from the Pros – Realtree: Not going to lie, I didn’t shoot my bow much this winter. Looking forward to getting back out and getting some practice in!