Turkey Tales

Turkey Chronicles 2014

The Author and his two daughters having fun chasing turkeys on Vermont's youth weekend.

What a turkey season!!!!! I was blessed with a great spring turkey season for 2014. It started with Vermont youth weekend hunting with my two daughters, Sydney (age 12) and Whitney (age 9), and ended with a hunt with my daughter, Sydney, on the next to last day of the season. A lot of great

The Youth Hunt

Sydney, with her first longbeard in the spring of 2012.  A great hunt and some special memories made that day.

The Author relives past youth hunts with his oldest daughter, and is getting ready to start a new chapter of outdoor memories with his youngest.

Turkey Tales – Meet Outdoor Gazette Columnist, Brett Ladeau


Brett Ladeau  lives in Hartland, Vermont with his wife and children.  He has been around hunting all his life and harvested his first deer in 1980 at age 12.  It wasn’t until 1997 that he decided to give turkey hunting a try.  He got his first bird that spring and has been hooked since.  “Something