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Innovative and Improved Calls that do it All

by Jon Mitzel

Perfected Second Generation Flextone handheld, mouth-blown Thunder Series Turkey Calls are easier to use than ever

New Roads, LA (April 10, 2017) – Turkey hunters have a lot of choices when it comes to calls. Hunting conditions, individual preference and calling proficiency often dictate which type of call will be used on any given hunt. Box calls, pot calls and diaphragm calls are popular choices, but there are many variations of each of these styles, and all have their pros and cons.


Flextone Game Calls are affordable and perform dutifully in the field. The company’s box, pot and diaphragm-style turkey calls are preferred by hunters who place a premium on reliability and value. But Flextone’s innovative roots lie in handheld, mouth-blown game call designs that use soft and flexible components to imitate the tissue chambers in the neck and mouth of a game animal – designs that produce truer, more natural sounds while giving the user more control over volume, tone, and inflection.


Designed by the company’s founder, Tom Wiley, Flextone’s Thunder Series of handheld, mouth-blown turkey calls use Flextone technology and double-sided sound chambers to produce accurate, natural turkey sounds that anyone can master with little practice. The Thunder Yelper, Thunder Cluck-N-Purr, Thunder Cut-N and Magnum Thunder Gobble produce a full range of highly realistic turkey vocalizations, and these classics have been improved for 2017 with the release of the redesigned Flextone Gen2 Thunder Series. These four new calls feature redesigned voice boxes with premium, medical-grade latex for more consistent operation, as well as striking new aesthetics that reflect the realistic beauty of a turkey’s feather detail.


Hen turkey yelps form the foundation of most turkey calling sequences. The improved Gen2 Thunder Yelper is a close-to-mid-range handheld call that convincingly reproduces the seductive yelps of a hen turkey, which can cause a gobbler to set out to find what he’s missing. Its soft and ergonomic lip design allows for easy, hands-free calling when gobblers are in close and remaining motionless is a must. Much simpler to master than a diaphragm call, the compact Gen2 Thunder Yelper delivers superior volume control and inflection, which results in more realistic yelps… and more interest from lovesick gobblers.


Flextone Gen2 Thunder Yelper

• Model #:  FG-TURK-00127

• UPC Each:  8-15097-00973-3   

• Soft and flexible handheld mouth call

• Can be used hands-free

• Soft or loud yelping

• Easier to use than diaphragm calls

• Perfect for close and mid-range calling

• MSRP: $17.99  


Many turkey callers have little trouble firing up a gobbler and getting him coming their way, but they struggle with the soft clucks and purrs that convince him to commit to covering those final few yards. The improved Gen2 Thunder Cluck-N-Purr is also a close-to-mid-range call, but is designed to reproduce the relaxed and subtle hen clucks and purrs that reassure turkeys that all is well. Difficult to produce with diaphragm calls and box calls, these seductive and convincing purrs and clucks are easily and realistically produced by the compact and flexible Gen2 Thunder Cluck-N-Purr – even in the hands of a beginning caller. Three separate holes in the Thunder Cluck-N-Purr’s flexible exhaust bell help to control both volume and inflection, ensuring that any turkey caller can create the soft and realistic pleadings that’ll lead Ol’ Tom right into their shot stream.


Flextone Gen2 Thunder Cluck-N-Purr

• Model #:  FG-TURK-00131

• UPC Each:  8-15097-00979-5    

• Soft and flexible handheld mouth call

• Seductive clucks and purrs

• Easier to use than diaphragm calls

• Perfect close range call

• MSRP: $17.99


When turkey hunters need to find out who’s in the neighborhood, they mimic the loud and aggressive cutting sounds of a hen turkey, which can fire up any toms in the area and get them gobbling, thus giving away their location and, often, their direction of travel. The handheld, mouth-blown Gen2 Thunder Cut’N is a mid-to-long-range call that convincingly reproduces these sounds and commands an answer. A superior locating call, the versatile Thunder Cut’N’s flexible bell makes it easy to control volume, tone, inflection and calling direction, all of which combine to produce incredible realism. In addition to single cutts and full-on aggressive cutting sequences, the Gen2 Thunder Cut-N also produces a highly realistic jake gobble, which can be tacked on to the end of a cutting sequence to make nearby toms believe a jake is already with the excited hen. Talk about creating a sense of urgency.


Flextone Gen2 Thunder Cut’N

• Model #:  FG-TURK-00132

• UPC Each:  8-15097-00980-1    

• Soft and flexible handheld mouth call

• Super loud cutts

• Easier to use than diaphragm calls

• Perfect locator or shock gobble call

• MSRP: $17.99


All too often, a belligerent longbeard simply won’t come to a hen, regardless of how real she sounds. But just like mature whitetail bucks, dominant gobblers have a crack in their armor; they like to fight. The Flextone Gen2 Magnum Thunder Gobble is like carrying the fight in your pocket. Capable of reproducing loud and incredibly realistic gobbles, The Magnum Thunder Gobble was released in 2016 as the first improved call in the Gen2 Thunder Series. It’s the perfect call to use when other calling tactics fail to produce results, and is capable of bringing a boss tom in on a string by challenging his dominance. Like other Gen2 Thunder Series Calls, the flexible Gen2 Magnum Thunder Gobble is incredibly easy to use and delivers superior volume, inflection and directional control to create the most realistic turkey sounds possible. Don’t let him win. Challenge his ego and turn his lights out with the Gen2 Magnum Thunder Gobble.


Flextone Gen2 Magnum Thunder Gobble

• Model #:  FG-TURK-00102

• UPC Each:  8-15097-00949-8    

• Soft and flexible handheld mouth call

• Loud, realistic gobbles

• Great locator call

• Fires up and challenges gobblers when other tactics fail

• MSRP: $17.99   


About Flextone Game Calls

Hunter-preferred Flextone Game Calls are designed to more accurately mimic the anatomy of a game animal by using both hard and soft flexible parts. They incorporated a hard plastic or metal tone-board with reed to imitate the soft tissue chambers of the neck and mouth of an animal. The design produces a truer, more natural sound as well as giving the user more control of volume, tone, and inflection just like the animals they were designed to imitate. The design is also nearly silent if accidentally contacting your gun or bow while in the field. Flextone now has a full line of deer, elk, predator, turkey, and waterfowl calls using this patented technology. For more information, visit