collapse
Enter by February 22 Experience A Successful Turkey Hunt With Bearpaw Outfitters

Author Topic: Fall season  (Read 1049 times)

Offline scotrobe

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2017
  • Posts: 24
  • Location: Woodinville
Fall season
« on: August 07, 2017, 07:06:49 PM »
Hi all. My teenage son has yet to harvest his first turkey and still has a tag. I am planning to take him to Eastern WA in late fall (Nov) since you can harvest either sex which will, hopefully, mean more opportunities to harvest a bird. I'm wondering if anyone has had success in the fall season, especially that late, and if you have any tips. My son and I are beginners. (This is our first year turkey hunting.)


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
« Last Edit: August 07, 2017, 09:52:46 PM by scotrobe »

Offline The Gobble-stopper

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 386
  • Location: Lewis county
Re: Fall season
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2017, 07:29:07 PM »
I used to hunt the fall hunt. Its a blast, hit the counties with the largest populations. There will be more then enough birds to harvest. The birds will be in their winter groups by then. So instead of a few birds at a time, there may be hundreds at a time. What is really fun about this is, you can afford to experiment. I like running through a flock and scattering them. Then use what is called the Kee kee run. It is the sound a hen makes to bring all her poults back. You will hear it within in 10 minutes of scattering a flock. Just set up where you scared them and they will come...Also when you run through a flock in the fall, its not unheard of to be able to grab a couple birds on the way by. A lot of the younger birds hit the deck when they hear there moms sound off. And as you run by you can grab them if you are fast. Have fun :)

Offline buckcanyonlodge

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2011
  • Posts: 1229
  • Location: Gifford, Lake Roosevelt, Wa.
    • Buck Canyon Lodge
Re: Fall season
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2017, 06:39:54 AM »
Lots of birds this year. Go in Sept. when you can shoot 2 hens.. They usually work their way to water first thing out of the roost. Set -up and ambush. Just find the roost and the water source. Good luck
Providing a select few deer , bear , and turkey hunts  with meals and lodging provided.  Stevens County is right in the heart of the best hunting and fishing in the Northeast corner of the state . . Our Lodge is also a great place for your family reunion, summer vacation  509-722-3949  www.buckcanyon.net
Call me for your REAL ESTATE needs in the Tri-County area. Hunting/Recreational or retirement properties. Westergard Real Estate Kettle Falls

Offline scotrobe

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2017
  • Posts: 24
  • Location: Woodinville
Re: Fall season
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2017, 09:39:21 PM »
Lots of birds this year. Go in Sept. when you can shoot 2 hens.. They usually work their way to water first thing out of the roost. Set -up and ambush. Just find the roost and the water source. Good luck
Awesome advice. Thanks!!


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

Offline scotrobe

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2017
  • Posts: 24
  • Location: Woodinville
Re: Fall season
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2017, 09:40:34 PM »
I used to hunt the fall hunt. Its a blast, hit the counties with the largest populations. There will be more then enough birds to harvest. The birds will be in their winter groups by then. So instead of a few birds at a time, there may be hundreds at a time. What is really fun about this is, you can afford to experiment. I like running through a flock and scattering them. Then use what is called the Kee kee run. It is the sound a hen makes to bring all her poults back. You will hear it within in 10 minutes of scattering a flock. Just set up where you scared them and they will come...Also when you run through a flock in the fall, its not unheard of to be able to grab a couple birds on the way by. A lot of the younger birds hit the deck when they hear there moms sound off. And as you run by you can grab them if you are fast. Have fun :)
Great. Now, I can't wait to go!  Thanks for the advice.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

 

* Recent Topics

7mm Rem Mag or 300 Win Mag for elk by N7XW
[Today at 12:21:59 AM]


Input on Browning x-bolt hells canyon by JeffRaines
[Yesterday at 11:50:02 PM]


Out of state Antelope hunt by zwickeyman
[Yesterday at 11:16:20 PM]


WA Mountain Goat auction tag by trophyhunt
[Yesterday at 10:50:52 PM]


high dollar cast iron by DoubleJ
[Yesterday at 10:47:37 PM]


Guided Elk.....where would you go? by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 10:47:34 PM]


TC Black Diamond 50 cal by redi
[Yesterday at 10:46:59 PM]


Commercial Fishing by Duckslayer89
[Yesterday at 10:31:02 PM]


more antelope in Washington by andrew_in_idaho
[Yesterday at 10:23:21 PM]


Price to shorten a barrel by jdb
[Yesterday at 10:19:08 PM]


I donít know why I am surprised by Humptulips
[Yesterday at 10:05:57 PM]


Two custom flintlock rifles for sale by robescc
[Yesterday at 10:01:05 PM]


Your Move 2018, Episode #1 by hornhunter1987
[Yesterday at 09:57:09 PM]


Wtb: Trad stuff by cvandervort
[Yesterday at 09:42:16 PM]


Stolen Springfield XDs .45acp by scottr
[Yesterday at 09:42:14 PM]


Olympics Mountain Goat relocation public meeting by kevinlisa06
[Yesterday at 09:35:24 PM]


840 rounds 7.62x51 by longtimerookie
[Yesterday at 09:26:07 PM]


Wyoming elk results! by trophyhunt
[Yesterday at 09:24:47 PM]


1022 aftermarket stock recommendations by KFhunter
[Yesterday at 09:23:00 PM]


FS: CZ 612 tactical pump shotgun by chevyistop
[Yesterday at 09:22:00 PM]