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Best Turkey Hunting Calls 2020

  1. Primos Box Cutter
  2. Editors Rating:
    (4.9 / 5)
    Current Price $46.95

    The Primos Box Cutter is a great box call for the more seasoned turkey hunter who is looking for rich quality calls with added control.  This Primos box call is a solid mahogany box with an exotic jatoba lid that greatly enhance the acoustics of the instrument.  The best part about this box call is the thumb hold groove where you can rest your thumb to use as a spring that translates into more effective and authentic sounding cuts.

    Pros
    • Thumb groove for easier and more authentic cuts
    • Loud enough to be heard at long distances
    • High quality wood
    • Good raspiness
    Cons
    • Shifts and makes noise in your pocket

    Read our full review of the Primos Box Cutter


  3. Primos Cutter Call (3-Pack)
  4. Editors Rating:
    (4.9 / 5)
    Current Price $14.74

    The Primos Cutter Call (3-Pack) is a great deal for the turkey hunter looking to load up on a variety of mouth calls for the season.  This 3-pack comes with 3 different styles of Primos Cutter mouth calls including the Sonic Dome Triple with BAT Cut, A-Frame Double with Double Cut, and the A-Frame Triple with BAT Cut.  Each call is going to give you a different tone and sound quality.

    Pros
    • Great price of 3 pack of premium mouth calls under $15
    • Each call gives high quality turkey tones
    • Each call is built tough and contours easy to your mouth.
    Cons
    • The reed can sometimes tear easily

    Read our full review of the Primos Cutter Call (3-Pack)


  5. Primos Jackpot Turkey Pot Call
  6. Editors Rating:
    (4.9 / 5)
    Current Price Price not available

    The Primos Jackpot Turkey Pot Call with Conditioning Kit is a great sounding pot that gives incredible, authentic sound quality for a low price.  The Jackpot Turkey pot call is made from exotic South American hardwood pot with a Pennsylvania slate surface.  The Pennsylvania slate surface is incredibly user-friendly, even for new hunters and produces authentic turkey sounds.  You’ll be able to get out all the calls you want out of a pot call including loud yelps and soft purrs.

    Pros
    • Great price at under $30
    • Incredible, clear, authentic sounding calls
    • Top quality craftsmanship
    • Comes with a striker and conditioning kit
    Cons
    • The surface is easily ruined if smudged with finger

    Read our full review of the Primos Jackpot Turkey Pot Call


  7. Primos Hook-Up Magnetic Box Call
  8. Editors Rating:
    (4.8 / 5)
    Current Price $30.73

    The Primos Hook-Up Magnetic Box Call is a must-have for any serious turkey hunter.  As far as box calls go the Primor Hook-Up Magnetic Box Call is right there at the top.  The rare earth magnet located on the top of the box call is what holds everything together.  The magnet is incredibly strong and helps to give more accurate calling and ease of use.

    Pros
    • Rare earth metallic magnet makes the box call easier to use
    • Good, rich, authentic tones
    • Comes with a band for better gobbling
    Cons
    • Quality of the wood isn't the best and you may experience some cracking over time.

    Read our full review of the Primos Hook-Up Magnetic Box Call


  9. Primos Hoot Flute Call
  10. Editors Rating:
    (4.8 / 5)
    Current Price $7.98

    The Primos Hoot Flute Call is an excellent locator call for any turkey hunters looking for a reliable owl sound.  The Hoot Flute Call is lightweight and durable like most Primos products.  Although the volume won’t blow you away, it’s effective enough to find turkeys within a few hundred yards.

    Pros
    • Effective locator call
    • 3 tuning holes that can produce eight different tones and frequencies
    • Lightweight and Portable
    Cons
    • Could be louder

    Read our full review of the Primos Hoot Flute Call


  11. Primos Ol’ Betsy Slate Call
  12. Editors Rating:
    (4.8 / 5)
    Current Price $15.95

    The Primos Ol’ Betsy Slate Call is a slate call that gives crystal clear, authentic sounds that will bring turkeys right to your lap.  The Ol’ Betsy gives you a lot of versatility in your calls, allowing you to make the purest soft yelps, clucks, and purrs you’re going to make with a slate call.

    Pros
    • Pure, authentic turkey calls
    • Comes with a conditioning pad and striker
    • Great for beginners and seasoned hunters
    Cons
    • If not secured can make some noise in your pocket

    Read our full review of the Primos Ol’ Betsy Slate Call


    Current Price Price not available

    The Knight & Hale Switchblade 3-in-1 Turkey Box Call is a dynamic box call that gives you a ton of versatility and different variations of sounds.  The Switchblade 3-in-1 turkey call comes with 3 different types of lids including a purple heart lid, a yellow heart lid and cherry lid.  The sides of the box call are even varied with one side being a more traditional chalk surface and the other being waterproof.

    Pros
    • 3-in-1 design gives you 3 different lids for more call variety
    • Built water resistant
    • Loud volume that cuts through wind and rain
    Cons
    • The lid attachment sometimes makes unwanted noise when clucking or cutting

    Read our full review of the Knight & Hale Switchblade 3-in-1 Turkey Box Call


    Current Price $15.99

    The Primos Hunting Hook Hunter Turkey Mouth Call is great for any turkey hunter looking for quality mouth call with a ton of versatility.  The Hook Hunter Turkey Mouth call is a 2-inch piece made with a ghost cut.  The 2-inch hook is great for producing perfect soft yelps, kee kee’s and purrs while keeping the piece comfortably fit in your mouth.

    Pros
    • The 2 inch hook is great for producing perfect soft yelps, kee kee's and purrs
    • Ghost cut requires little air for high volume calls
    • Comes in a 2-pack with carrying case
    • Under $20
    Cons
    • Materials are a little on the thicker side which can take some getting used to in your mouth

    Read our full review of the Primos Hunting Hook Hunter Turkey Mouth Call


    Current Price $8.31

    The Hunters Specialties H.S. Strut Mega Hoot Owl Call is a great limb shaker owl call that will give you an authentic barred owl tone to help you locate your gobblers.  The volume is great and should get you a shock gobble back from a few hundred yards away.  This comes in handy 1st thing in the spring morning. Don’t waste time trying to locate your birds by calling with mouth calls. The H.S. Strut Mega Hoot Owl Call will get you an immediate response and get you on the right path.

    Pros
    • Loud barred owl call
    • Lightweight and compact for easy transportability
    • Raspy authentic tone
    • Three holes on the end that funnel sounds and will give you an authentic, raspier tone
    Cons
    • Takes some time to master
    • Easy to break if dropped

    Read our full review of the Hunters Specialties H.S. Strut Mega Hoot Owl Call


  13. Primos Old Crow Call
  14. Editors Rating:
    (4.1 / 5)
    Current Price Price not available

    The Primos Old Crow Call is a loud, boisterous crow call that will definitely help you get the attention of some eager gobblers.  If you’re preferred locator call is crow then the Primos delivers their industry standard quality in this call.  The laminated wood and solid reed give it a nice exterior presentation while staying discreet.  It’s super lightweight and is small enough to fit in any pocket on your turkey vest or your pants.

    Pros
    • Super lightweight
    • Versatile wooden frame
    • Gives high pitched caws and raspy tones
    Cons
    • Design is so good if you drop it on the hunt it can be hard to find
    • Some units are not as durable

    Read our full review of the Primos Old Crow Call


    Current Price $6.99

    The Hunters Specialties H.S. Strut Hammerin Crow Turkey Locator Call is a good crow call for those turkey hunters who prefer to use crow sounds for locating gobblers.  The Strut Hammerin Crow call contains a raspier sounding reed that will give you more authentic sounding tones.  This locator call will help you to produce distress cries, gathering, fighting and come here calls.

    Pros
    • Lightweight and easy to carry
    • Good, authentic raspy tone
    • Produces distress cries, gathering, fighting and come here calls
    Cons
    • Tuning the reed takes some work

    Read our full review of the Hunters Specialties Turkey Locator Call


  15. Lynch World Champion Turkey Box Call
  16. Editors Rating:
    (3.9 / 5)
    Current Price $42.00

    Lynch World Champion Turkey Box Call is a great box call for those turkey hunters looking for versatility. The Lynch box call is built with straight-grain mahogany wood which gives you more realistic calls you won’t get from plastic.  The unit itself is designed as a 2-sided piece that lets you create hen sounds on 1 side and gobbler calls on the other.

    Pros
    • 2 sided design with hen sounds on one side and gobbler on the other
    • Straight-grain mahogany wood for more realistic calls
    • Made by and for turkey hunters
    Cons
    • Hen side on the left can be tough to maneuver for right handed hunters.

    Read our full review of the Lynch World Champion Turkey Box Call


    Current Price $15.11

    The Hunters Specialties H.S. Strut Premium Flex Four Turkey Diaphragm Combo is a great variety pack of mouth calls for turkey hunter looking for some variety in mouth calls or even the beginner trying their hand at mouth calls.  This 4-pack includes 4 different cut mouth calls which include the deuce cutter, sickle cutter, smokin’ gun & li’l strut.  Each call will give you a different sound, which is nice since you as the turkey hunter can find which one works best for you.

     

    Pros
    • 4 pack of mouth calls for under $15
    • Good volume, tone, pitch along with authentic turkey sounds
    • Each call of the 4 gives you different tones
    Cons
    • Made from cheap plastic and can break easily

    Read our full review of the Hunters Specialties Strut Premium Flex Four Turkey Call


    Current Price $33.91

    The Primos Hunting Turkey Hunter Starter Pack is a great pack for the new turkey hunter looking to dive in headfirst on a tight budget.  This Primos starter pack gives you a number of great calls that can work for beginning hunters and even advanced hunters.  You get a Double-sided wooden box call, a sonic Dome slate call with a wooden striker, and a mouth call with storage case.

    Read our full review of the Primos Hunting Turkey Hunter Starter Pack


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