The Grand Slam will take you around the country, chasing each of the four most common wild turkey subspecies in the U.S.: Eastern, Merriam’s, Osceola and Rio Grande. … Finishing the Super Slam involves tagging a wild turkey in each of the 49 states that have turkeys (Alaska is void of turkey tags).
What is a slam in turkey hunting?
A slam is considered one of the biggest feats in turkey hunting. A hunter must harvest each species or subspecies of wild turkey listed under one of the six recognized slams in turkey hunting to complete a slam. If you want to test your turkey hunting skills and abilities, aim to complete one or all six slams.
How much is a Grand Slam turkey Hunt?
There are only a few of these Single Season Grand Slam hunts a spring available, so hurry up and book your hunt now in order to get this bucket list item checked off! you will never forget a Spring in the woods with Jeff. $12,000 includes: (1) Osceola & (1) Eastern in late March.
What is the hardest turkey to kill?
1. Easterns: Hunter pressure in tight habitats make this subspecies the most difficult in the country. More turkey hunters roam Eastern states than any of the others. An Alabama Eastern three-year-old longbeard might be the most difficult turkey of all.
Can you kill a turkey in every state?
To score a Super Slam, a hunter must take a turkey of any subspecies in each of the 49 American turkey states, a feat accomplished by just a dozen hunters who are still alive. One of them did it twice.
What is the U.S. Super Slam?
A Pennsylvania hunter has completed one of the most challenging goals in turkey hunting. … The accomplishment is what the National Wild Turkey Federation, aka NWTF, calls the U.S. Super Slam. As of this writing, only 11 other sportsmen have been certified for this achievement.
What is the Deer Slam?
EARN YOUR WHITETAIL SLAM
A Whitetail Slam is the harvesting, registering & certifying of four whitetail bucks… one from each of four different recognized Slam Territories.
Do ocellated turkeys gobble?
Male Ocellated turkeys don’t gobble, they sing. They wear no beards, weigh far less than U.S. birds, and still, these jungle turkeys are as wary as any U.S. tom. Male and female coloration is similar; only male Ocellated turkeys have spurs. Historically, hunters shot roosted turkeys off the limb.