Hands-Free Turkey Hunting


A shotgun sling is nearly a necessity for effective turkey hunting. Whether you use a box caller, slate and peg, or even a diaphragm, having both hands free simply makes you more effective. Otherwise, you’ll be leaning your shotgun against a tree, an unsafe practice, or laying it in the leaves, where it can collect debris that may gum up the action. Limbsaver has dramatically redesigned the standard gun sling with a rounded “handle” that provides a sure grip when climbing or just walking. The totally camouflaged pattern won’t reveal your location and the non-slip surface keeps the rifle securely on your shoulder until you are ready for action. Here’s how Limbsaver describes it:

DSC_0196The new LimbSaver Kodiak Hi-Grade Rifle/Crossbow Sling/Shotgun sling solves the common discomfort of shouldering a rifle for long hours in the woods. The NAVCOM comfort ridges provide a secure, non-slip surface, but additionally keep any hard edges from biting into your shoulder muscles or collar bones. The 3-D Swivel System easily attaches to your firearm or crossbow which allows the 3-D swivel to move freely, removing torque that can put unnecessary stress on your shoulder, fitting to a natural shoulder slope. The internal break-away NAVCOM technology helps to evenly distribute the weight of the firearm over a larger area, so that your shoulder will not fatigue even after long-term use.

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Joe Byers
Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.