By Josh Hillyard

After a week off we are back again with the Friday Morning Mashup. This week’s edition has quite a bit of turkey hunting content as I (and many of you probably) currently have thunder chickens on the mind. I’m patiently waiting for my late season tag to roll around and start chasing some spring gobblers. If you are after the turkeys this weekend, good luck and be safe out there!

How to Double-Team a Gobbler by Calling with a Buddy – Outdoor Life: Not only is turkey hunting with a buddy a lot of fun, it can also be extremely effective.

Turkey Hunting the Evening Shift – Realtree: If you haven’t hunted turkeys in the evening, this article provides some helpful information.

Smoked Wild Turkey Breast – Hank Shaw: Wild turkey can be difficult to prepare but if done correctly, it is excellent! I’m planning to give this recipe a try this spring if I am lucky enough to fill my tag.

You Have a Say in Balancing Energy Development and Wildlife Habitat on Public Lands – TRCP: Make sure your voice is heard. Currently it is BLM land in Colorado that needs your help. If you have ever hiked, camped, hunted, fished, or anything else on public lands in Colorado or plan to in the future, your help is needed!

5 Ways to Fight Back Against Hemlock Woolly Adelgids – QDMA: If you have Hemlock’s in the area you hunt, these tips could help save your Hemlock trees.

Whitetail Bedding Canopy Myth Tips – Whitetail Habitat Solutions: Don’t go crazy hinge cutting during your offseason work! Quality over quantity.

Years of Patience and Hard Hunting Finally Pays Off – Deer and Deer Hunting: This young lady’s story shows good things can come to those who are persistent and continue to work hard to fill their tags!