At the beginning of each Turkey call review I do, I'm going to make the following disclaimer: I understand that how much one likes a particular Turkey call may be a very subjective thing - what I aim to do in this review is to tell how I liked or disliked the call.
This may be a decent duck call, but a good Owl Hoot imitation it is not. I have several different Owl Hoot calls and this one doesn't sound very much at all like any owl I've ever heard. Whether or not it will make a turkey gobble I don't know - I didn't take it out with me to the field. I was afraid any tom that heard this call would break out laughing. I'm serious, it's that far from sounding like an owl. I tried blowing it every which way, including "with little air", which is what Crossland Calls says it takes to produce realistic sounds with this call. If my call didn't have a sticker that says "Owl Hoot" on it, I would think it got put in the wrong package
The only good thing about this call in my opinion is that it's pretty stout. Oh yeah, one more thing - you might be able to locate some ducks with it.
Sounds awful, not like an owl
POST-SCRIPT: When we say that we tested these calls, we mean that we TESTED them, in the field. To see the Spring, 2003 Field results of our testing of various turkey calls, click on the following link: