It All Started With A Trash Can!

It all began on a cool autumn evening, with a turkey and an unlikely cooking tool – a humble trash can. The sun was setting, painting the sky in hues of pink and orange, and a group of friends sat around, debating the best way to cook a turkey.

While everyone had their traditional methods, one adventurous soul proposed, “Why not with a trash can?” Eyebrows raised and intrigued murmurs filled the air. Thus, the birth of the most memorable culinary experiment our group had ever embarked upon.

The Trash Can Turkey 1

How The Journey Began!

As the talk of our trash can turkey spread among our friends and beyond, we realized that there was so much more to turkey than just the cooking process.

Our curiosity led us on a journey – a turkey hunting adventure that took us deep into the woods, teaching us about the art of tracking, the patience required, and the profound connection between man, nature, and bird.

Our passion became a quest, one that we wanted to share with the world. Hence, the birth of TheTrashCanTurkey – our blog dedicated to everything turkey hunting and cooking.

What Have We Covered In This Turkey Blog?

From the soft cooing calls in the early morning hours to the thrill of spotting that perfect bird, we’ve documented it all. Our platform has evolved into a comprehensive guide, covering not just hunting techniques, but also conservation efforts, equipment reviews, stories from fellow hunters, and of course, a lot of recipes, with our trash can method taking center stage!

Turkey Hunting Equipment

All the equipment and gear you’ll need for Turkey Hunting.

Turkey Hunting Tips

The right time, the right place and the right methods.

Turkey Recipes

Explore delicious, mouth watering turkey recipes.


About The Author

Hello, fellow turkey enthusiasts! I’m Mike Thompson, a proud resident of the picturesque state of Missouri, renowned for its thriving turkey population and favorable hunting conditions. For over a decade, I’ve roamed the woods, valleys, and peaks of our beautiful state, learning every nook, cranny, and secret that turkey hunting has to offer. My track record? Well, let’s just say I’ve bagged more turkeys than there are days in November, and each hunt has added a story to my ever-growing book of experiences.

However, as much as I love the thrill of the hunt, what truly fuels my passion is the joy of sharing my knowledge with others. That’s why I created this platform. This site is not just a testament to my journey but a beacon for all those who are looking to embark on their own turkey hunting adventures. Whether you’re a beginner eager to get started or a seasoned pro seeking advanced tips, you’ll find a wealth of information here.

From understanding turkey behavior, tracking techniques, and the best equipment to use, to the do’s and don’ts of turkey hunting, this site is a comprehensive guide to all things turkey. So, strap on your boots, pick up your gear, and let’s embark on a journey together into the world of turkey hunting. Welcome to my site, and happy hunting!

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