Learn To Hunt program provides mentors for first-time hunters

Apr 20 2012 - 3:13pm

OREGON, Wis. -- "Garrr-obble-oble-oble-oble-oble!"

The oak and pine woods reverberated with the call of the wild turkey. Matt Dannenberg's eyes widened.

A turkey's gobble can be heard for more than a mile. When the bird is just 75 yards away, you can feel the sound in your chest.

Even after 25 years of turkey hunting, the sensation amazes me.

Dannenberg, 23, a first-time turkey hunter from Madison and my student for the weekend, was doing everything in his power to stay still as his heart rate and respiration spiked.

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