let's revive this thread as a turkey hunting forum! hasn't been any action here in a while. can't wait til spring
It’s a truly special place to me.I too love to turkey hunt in OK. went from about 2010 through 2016. then they changed the evening hunt to end at 7pm instead of sunset.... seemed dumb to me.... haven't made it back there.... mostly work/time constraints.
dodging the tornados makes for some scary camping , eh?
Best of luck to you & your wife.Hope to get the wife and I on are first turkey action in April!!!! Never been before .
Congrats RS!!!! I love the sharp hooks on him.I finished my spring season yesterday morning. I had been messing with the same two gobblers that had a bunch of hens for just about every morning since the season opened. They would gobble on the roost and a little on the ground then would make their way to a 30-40 acre field to feed and strut. They had 3 routes and I could never get on the same one they were on. So after them getting by me again and them not responding to calls at all I decided to go after them and made a 1.5 hour loop through the thick woods around to the other side of the field. where they worked their way close enough to the edge for me to get a shot at 32 yards. Not my preferred way to hunt but it worked this time.
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We don’t get spurs like that in NM cause all the rocks, figured it would be the same in Utah. Super jealous.It,s been a tough 1st week to the North Carolina season. Where I hunt gobblers are covered up with hens and not responding much to calling. Yesterday afternoon I was going set up on a small isolated field that turkeys have been frequenting but this gobbler and a hen were already there. I was lucky enough to be able to work my way close enough for a shot.
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Lol... I hear ya! For me it’s all about the spurs. When I down a bird with 1 1/4” or better spurs on public land, I know he’s an old warrior that has been around the block a few times. It’s like taking a bruiser old buck that’s past his prime for me.Spurs don't excite Me but The LONGBEARD does . Then I can Mimick them Southerners ,LOL............BULL!
That’s awesome! I love seeing kids in the outdoors. Congrats to you & him on a great hunt.Opening day of the Utah Youth Hunt. We played around with a few during the morning, but they didn't want to cooperate. Sat down for a lunch break and let out a few calls. He responded and it was game on. I think I enjoyed watching this go down more than if I were in the driver's seat.
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