DropTine Hunting Leases, LLC is partnering with Drury Outdoors Team Members John Williams and Zach Playle to provide high quality guided and semi guided turkey hunts during the 2014 Spring Season! John and Zach are both extremely talented turkey hunters and know how to get on birds! They are both well known callers and have both won numerous turkey calling competitions nationally! Aside from their affiliation with Drury Outdoors they are also members of the Flambeu Outdoors team as well.

These hunts will be ran on excellent Northern Missouri properties with high concentrations of birds. We will also be including lodging and meals as well in John’s personal cabin! This is an excellent oppurtunity for someone looking for a one on one style hunt with a great guide or also someone a little more seasoned that just needs the quality ground and accomodations needed to make a great hunt.  Give us a call today to book your hunt!

2014 Spring Turkey Hunts and Prices:

3 Day Fully Guided with Meals and Lodging Included: $1,250.00
3 Day Semi Guided Hunts with Meals and Lodging: $800.00

All prices are per hunter and include one bird!

Bass and crappie fishing in the afternoons included as well!

Meet the Guides

John Williams

John has been hunting and guiding turkey hunters for nearly fifty years.  He lives in Kirksville, Mo, one of the best Turkey hunting locations in the United States.  John has won or placed in over one hundred Turkey calling contests.  John  has  judged  the Grand National, National, and US Open Turkey calling contests and numerous state and local events.   He has been associated with MAD CAIIS since the  beginning of the company.  His favorite turkey calls are friction calls.  He is also very good with mouth calls. He is a Flambeau Outdoors Gold staff member and is also on the Drury Outdoors team.  He was the 2013 Drury Outdoors team member producer of the year with nine Whitetail film kills.  His Drury Outdoors  filming  team partner is his oldest grandson Zach Playle.  He regularly does hunting programs nationwide on Eastern Wild Turkey and Whitetail deer .  He is a retired School Principal and since retiring he has been employed with Drury Outdoors as a Farm Manager. In his spare time John enjoys taking care of his own farms and hunting with his Grand Children.


Zach Playle

Zach started hunting with his grandfather at the age of 3.  He harvested his first deer and turkey at 8.  To date he has harvested more than 12 adult gobblers and numerous really nice whitetails including a 170″ 12 point named “Thriller”.  Zach started playing with turkey calls before he could walk.  He won an adult amateur division calling contest at age 9.  From that time on, he mostly competed against adults.  He won the 16 yr and under National calling contest at age 10.  He has placed in the top five in the Grand Nationals youth division.  He has won or placed in numerous contests in several states.  Two of the highlights of his career so far has been taking Mike Matheney deer hunting and being on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” for his calling skills both by age 12.  He is on the Flambeau outdoors “MAD” pro staff.  He and his grandfather, John Williams, are team members for Drury Outdoors.  Zach and his grandfather won the 2013 Drury Outdoors Film Producer of the Year with nine kills on film.  He is currently attending Hannibal-Lagrange College where is is playing baseball.  He loves hunting and continues to spend most of his time in the woods and helping with the hunting farm.