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30 hunting trips from 16 outfitters starting from $500

30 hunts
$500 starting from
1 country
453km to the nearest trip

Where to hunt Rio Grande Turkey

The range of the Rio Grande turkey mostly covers the the dry and semi-dry scrub areas in the southern parts of Great Plains, the west of Texas and the north-east of Mexico. This subspecies has also been introduced into Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Utah, South Dakota, and California. Most hunting opportunities are in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.

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Price distribution

The price of Rio Grande turkey hunt starts at $600-$700 for a two or three days, one or two turkey limit hunts, and may go up to $1,500-$1750 range with more days of hunting and better trophy opportunities.

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Learn more from our blog story

Is a turkey hunter required to possess only the latest of the guns, ammo, etc., or does the traditional gear and attire work? Our guest blog post takes you turkey hunting with a 100-year-old shotgun, and with its “feel like I’ve been there” quality, it gives an accurate description of what turkey hunting is for those who’ve never been there, and entertain those who have.

February 1, 2018 One Shot, One Memorable Experience in Kansas Turkey Hunting with a Vintage Shotgun

When to hunt Rio Grande Turkey?

The spring season for Rio Grande turkey may start as early as late March and end in mid-May, but mostly falls on April. The fall season typically covers a few months from September to December depending on the state.

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Hunting Rio Grande turkey is not too different from hunting other turkey populations. The main method is calling. Today turkeys are so abundant that hunters don’t always have to scout for a gobbler before trying to attract the bird in range, but may even call from ground blinds built in areas where birds are known to frequent. Decoys are often used to distract the attention of the birds away from the hunters. Rio Grande turkeys can often be seen in the open, so a hunter can spot the tom from the distance and stalk them.

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Why hunt Rio Grande Turkey? All hunts (30)

Rio Grande turkey is lighter in color than the eastern subspecies, but darker than the western populations. It’s not the biggest subspecies of wild turkey, with males seldom growing bigger than 20 pounds, but has long legs and sharp spurs. With its open and wide-spaced habitat, a hunter must be more active and focus on the “run and gun” tactics, which attracts those who are somewhat bored with sitting in a bling. Rio Grande turkey is not only an essential part of any turkey slam, but an exciting hunting quarry in its own right.

Special: Turkey Hunt

Special: Turkey Hunt United States

Fully guided, with lodging and meals as well as transportation included.

Trip duration: 2 days

Trip available on: 1 May 2019 31 May 2019

$1,100 for 2 hunters
Spring Turkey

Spring Turkey United States

Our preserve is a managed herd sitting on 1,000 acres in northwest Missouri. We encourage hunts on the land to not only reduce the growing population of the preserve, but to help introduce new genetics from our breeding program to increase the overall size of the trophies in the preserve. Primarily we hunt out of enclosed and elevated blinds over food sources. All Preserve hunts are fully guided

Trip duration: 3 days

Trip available on: 17 April 2019 7 May 2019

$1,500 for 1 hunter
Semi-guided Turkey Hunt (1 bird)

Semi-guided Turkey Hunt (1 bird) United States

Our farms for Rio Grande Turkey hunts are second to none. We have an extremely dense turkey population in our area. You will have a very unique hunt due to very few roost trees and an abundance of mesquite brush. We use run-and-gun techniques as well as portable pop-up blinds for outsmarting these elusive birds. We will leave it up to the hunter as to which method to use in order to harvest the gobbler of a lifetime. We offer semi-guided hunts and fully guided hunts upon request. All lodging is included. The guide will take the hunter to the area and will do all of the calling, if needed. This is a three day, three night hunt that allows the hunter to harvest one bird. If you feel you want to stay a few extra days and hunt hogs or predators as well, just ask. Our turkey hunts are fully customizable upon request.

Trip duration: 3 days

Trip available on: 6 April 2019 6 May 2019

$1,000 for 1 hunter
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