The turkey hunting world is full of turkey calling tips, but few are as misunderstood as the cluck.
The cluck is all about one brutal truth: context.
A cluck and a putt are basically the same sound. One is an attractant, one is a full-blown alarm. And most hunters never connect the dots. Today on this turkey hunting video watch a strutter come in close using occasional clucks mixed with yelps for a context situation that brought him into gun range.
Turkey calling with a mouth diaphragm is often best if you can master it; but a slate or friction call works great. In terms of turkey calling, and how to turkey call, be sure and pay attention to what this video states about context.