SPURRED:

A Series in Research & Conservation

A series from Wild Turkey Lab & NWTF exploring the history of wild turkey research, the people who have made it a success, and insights into the bird we can’t get enough of.

SPURRED:

Story of Wild Turkey Research

This is the Spotlight on Wayne Bailey with Dr. Mike Chamberlain and Brandon Smithwick from Wild Turkey Lab. It’s the first of several to come with information, facts, and stories that you’ll not want to miss.

This is Part 1 of our Spurred: Story of Wild Turkey Research series, Spotlight on Wayne Bailey. Mike discusses the grouse-like behavior some of us have witnessed and Wayne’s thoughts regarding the phenomenon.

This is Part 2 of our Spurred: Story of Wild Turkey Research series, Spotlight on Wayne Bailey. Mike discusses Wayne’s observation and theory regarding gobbling activity related to hunting pressure and what the research tells us decades later.

This is Part 3 of our Spurred: Story of Wild Turkey Research series, Spotlight on Wayne Bailey. Mike discusses Wayne’s uncanny ability to convey an idea or observation, likely due to his background as a teacher.

This is Part 4 of our Spurred: Story of Wild Turkey Research series, Spotlight on Wayne Bailey. Mike discusses Wayne’s take on knowing your strengths and weaknesses as a turkey hunter and how to be ready for whatever comes at you, no matter the direction.

This is Part 5 of our Spurred: Story of Wild Turkey Research series, Spotlight on Wayne Bailey. Mike discusses Wayne’s impact on the wild turkey world, its enthusiasts, and himself.