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FROM THE FIELD 2017 TURKEY SEASON

Postby burkhart » Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:49 am

Some seasons have kicked off. Good Luck Everybody!

SHOOT UM IN THE FACE!!!!


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Postby BigHunt » Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:06 am

Times a tick'n!!!!! April 19th needs to hurry up :L: :mrgreen:


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Postby backstraps » Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:29 am

Was out this weekend scouting

Had some gobbling on the roost, birds hit the ground and hushed up

Still a couple weeks out until opening day.

Flocks are busted up but seemingly very hit and miss to locate.
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Postby 1jody256 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:43 am

they had a youth hunt last weekend on a wma I have a permit for,3 gobblers taken,now the wait for april 4!
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Postby hunter_mike » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:08 am

Saw my first turkey tracks of the year on saturday. Have not been seeing or hearing many lately at least where I have access. I am sure they will come out of the woodwork soon like always.
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Postby jwilkstn » Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:14 am

I've been out listening and glassing a few times. We're 10 days out from the opener. I think the birds are a little ahead of normal, but still not very predictable just yet as food sources are changing. Flocks have broken up and re-aligned into a spring pattern. Mature gobblers are henned up bad.
Prior to this year, the biggest group of jakes we've ever known to use our land was 3. I have a group of 7 running around this year. I'm very excited about the future possibilities :L:
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Postby backstraps » Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:24 am

I was able to do some scouting yesterday evening.

I watched a flock that had 2 really nice gobblers and 3 satellite toms circling 15-20 hens

Thankfully these are on a tract I hunt. 9 days and counting.
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Postby hunter_mike » Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:51 am

i finally bumped into a flock this morning. Did not hear any gobbles but i did hear a hen yelping. Found a roost area full of feathers and droppings overlooking where I used to walk in and try to call. I have a plan now to get up behind them, between the roost and the private land :twisted: :twisted:

Only a month to go. :cry:
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Postby Jdw » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:51 pm

The birds are gobbling here in SE Ohio.

I heard several different groups of birds in the last 5 days.

I heard a tom gobbling on the roost this evening before dark.

It is going to be a long wait until April 24th.
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Postby Tufrthnails » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:15 pm

Went out today was pretty quiet the first place I checked. found some hens the second place, but no Toms. Going back Wensday and maybe thursday.
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Postby Peeps22 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:01 am

Been hitting different spots the last week or so. Birds are starting to split up more and more everyday. Strutting has picked up and a few gobbles here and there but not alot.

Starting to get the itch!
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Postby backstraps » Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:48 am

Was in two counties in SE Ohio this pass weekend scouting. Seen several strutters and gobbling in the a.m. Few weeks out still yet, but excited to get back up there and chase after them!

NE Tenn is ripe and ready for the picking!! Come on Saturday morning!! :L:
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Postby jwilkstn » Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:59 pm

It's time in Tennessee. Best day of the year.
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Postby jwilkstn » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:13 am

On the board in Tennessee with a kamikaze 2 year old. Once every few years the turkey gods pity me and send one my way. And I'll take every one of them.

Photobucket isn't cooperating, so pics will come later.
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Postby hunter_mike » Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:14 am

jwilkstn wrote:On the board in Tennessee with a kamikaze 2 year old. Once every few years the turkey gods pity me and send one my way. And I'll take every one of them.

Photobucket isn't cooperating, so pics will come later.


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