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NWTF Magazines

NWTF publications have been educating conservationists and hunters since 1973.

Our Lifestyle in Print

The  NWTF’s commitment to providing relevant content to our members continues today with Turkey Call and JAKES Country magazines. In them, we celebrate conservation successes, the outdoor lifestyle, the dedication of hundreds of thousands of volunteers and the unwavering support of our many partners.

Turkey Call Online

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Turkey Call

The NWTF has undertaken a massive rebranding effort to appeal to turkey hunters new and old. It should be easily recognizable, beginning with this issue and a shift from Turkey Country to Turkey Call on the magazine masthead, along with an improved look and feel to the publication – from the quality of the paper to the design of each page. For more than three decades, Turkey Call graced the front of the NWTF’s official publication, and we felt it was the right time to bring it back with a facelift that fits the future direction of the NWTF.

These are all significant changes, but the content within the magazine continues to focus on what’s important to conservationists and turkey hunters – habitat management and conservation work, topics related to wild turkey research and education, hunting, food and the pursuit of the great outdoors. You’ll notice a new tag line, “Healthy Habitats. Healthy Harvests.,” that illustrates the importance of each element to our two main loves: conservation and hunting. Those two are entwined and cannot exist without the other.

Online Issues of Turkey Call 

July/August
May/June
March/April
January/February 2022
November/December 2021
September/October 2021
July/August 2021

Archived Turkey Country 

May/June 2021
March/April 2021
January/February 2021
November/December 2020
September/October 2020
July/August 2020
May/June 2020
March/April 2020
January/February 2020
November/December 2019
September/October 2019
July/August 2019
May/June 2019
March/April 2019
January/February 2019
November/December 2018
September/October 2018
July/August 2018
May/June 2018
March/April 2018
January/February 2018

adult hunter handing a gun across a fence to a youth hunter

JAKES Country Online

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JAKES Country Magazine

JAKES Country is an educational publication of the not-for-profit National Wild Turkey Federation, Inc., dedicated to involving youth in conservation and passing on the North American hunting tradition. The NWTF is committed to the conservation and proper management of the wild turkey and upholds lawful, ethical and safe hunting; the principles of modern wildlife management; and the protection and enhancement of wildlife habitat for the recreational use of this and future generations.

Online Issues of JAKES Country Magazine

Summer 2022
Spring 2022
Winter 2022
Fall 2021
Summer 2021
Spring 2021
Winter 2021
Fall 2020
Summer 2020
Winter 2020
Fall 2019
Summer 2019
Spring 2019
Winter 2019
Fall 2018
Summer 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2018

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