Spring Thunder

Spring Thunder

3 Seasons

From the swamps of Florida, to the hills of Tennessee, join Team Realtree as they get after longbeards across the country.

Spring Thunder
  • 2-19-18: Pre-Season Scouting Tips, Trail Cam Strategies | Spring Thunder

    Episode 1

    Phillip Culpepper is hoping to get a head start on the Alabama birds with a pre-season scouting trip. He visits familiar spots and relives memorable hunts. With the season less than a month away, he also deploys Spartan trail cameras to scout remotely for him.

  • 2-26-18: Situational Calling Tactics | Spring Thunder

    Episode 2

    Phillip shares a few calling strategies that he likes to use in the turkey woods from calling to a roosted tom to calling to a gobbler that isn't answering. Then, we join him and Tyler Jordan as they encounter some turkeys in a field they are scouting!

  • 3-5-18: Controlled Burning | Spring Thunder

    Episode 3

    we bring on certified forester John Stivers who explains how to safely conduct controlled burns and also the wide range of benefits that they can provide to a property. We then flashback to a hunt with country singer/song writer Rhett Akins and Phillip Culpepper for a Florida double on a freshly ...

  • 3-12-18: Close Call in Florida, Remembering Daryle | Spring Thunder

    Episode 4

    Patterning your shotgun is one of the most important things you can prior to the start of turkey hunting. Tyler and Phillip share a few tips and tactics on how to get the most out of your turkey gun this spring. Then, after getting whooped for two days in Florida, finally, on day three, Dallas Da...

  • 3-19-18: Alabama Opener, Public Scouting, Georgia Youth | Spring Thunder

    Episode 5

    Tyler and Phillip have been Facebook Live the first few days of the season.  The action is steady but the guys just can't seem to kill a tom. Next, we head to Iowa to scout public land for the season opener in mid-April. Then, we join Phillip as he takes on the Georgia youth season with Kevin Gri...

  • 3-26-18: Southern Success, Iowa Scouting | Spring Thunder

    Episode 6

    we head to Mississippi with Chad Holmes for his first gobbler harvest of the season. Then, we pick it back up with Phillip and Realtree sweepstakes winner, Luke Rinehart, as they endure tough hunting conditions, but finally capitalize on an Alabama longbeard! Nate Hosie heads out with Phillip the...

  • 4-2-18: Georgia Triple | Spring Thunder

    Episode 7

    Phillip's good buddy Jeff Simmons takes a long spurred bird, while hours later Tyler Jordan is able to decoy in his first bird of the season. As the holiday weekend approaches, Phillip and his father, Roger, head out for a Good Friday hunt they soon won't forget as Roger takes a tom that puts on ...

  • 4-9-18: Nebraska Archery | Spring Thunder

    Episode 8

    Jared Mills and Josh Sparks head to Nebraska with their bows. Josh is fortunate enough to fill his tag. Next, we take you on a Tennessee hunt with Jeremiah Roberson and his wife, Megan, where she takes a nice gobbler with her Remington.

  • 4-16-18: Public Land Youth Success, Georgia Gobbler | Spring Thunder

    Episode 9

    Tyler Jordan has success in Georgia, tagging his second bird of the 2018 season. Next, we head to Iowa where Josh Sparks and Drake Lamb have a great two day stretch on public land taking two brothers hunting during the youth season.

  • 4-23-18: Public Land Tom, Banded Gobbler | Spring Thunder

    Episode 10

    Josh Sparks and Drake Lamb are in Iowa as Josh takes a gobbler on public land with his bow. Then, the action is fast in Tennessee: Lee Hughes and Sam Klement harvest a gobbler that is banded and has a radio transmitter! The next day, Phillip takes out U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, ...

  • 4-30-18: Combat Warrior Hunt | Roasted Off The Roost | Spring Thunder

    Episode 11

    Youth hunts and a fast Iowa hunt right off the roost.
    Phillip is in Kansas as he has been invited to join the Combat Warriors turkey hunt. The mission of Combat Warriors hunt is to honor and support, emotionally and financially, the commitment and courage of our veterans. Phillip gets paired u...

  • 5-7-18: Strutter at 5 Steps, Canada Gobbler | Spring Thunder

    Episode 12

    Phillip gets within 5 steps of a strutting gobbler with his Banded Decoy, "Chief", and lets his Remington do the rest!  Then, we briefly visit Iowa as Matt Dykstra is able to wrap his tag around a nice tom. Finally, we join Tyler Jordan up in Canada for an awesome spot and stalk hunt where he is...

  • 5-14-18: Triple Beard | First Turkey | Spring Thunder

    Episode 13

    Chris Loeh harvests a triple bearded gobbler in Illinois as well as a few other birds, and Olivia McManus is able to put down her first turkey ever in Iowa and double at the same time with her husband Jason!

  • 5-21-18: 2018 Season Finale | Spring Thunder

    Episode 14

    This was a season of many ups and downs for the guys and one to remember for sure. This week, we take a glance back at some of the most memorable hunts from the 2018 season, as this will be our last show of the spring! We thank you for watching and we look forward to bringing you much more in 2019!