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Offline @RCHER

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Turkey Bird Update
« on: March 16, 2009, 06:53:04 PM »
Here are a few yard birds from my "one last kitty cat" trip to eastern WA this past weekend. There's still a lot of snow down to 2000'. Dumped on me off and on Sat and still a ton of sled guys on the trails as the morning progressed.

The birds were grouped up heading straight to food off the roost. I managed to catch a pic of three toms gobbling back to me at the same time. Quality is bad being first light and just my little digital cam.

Gonna be another tough season playing the snow for some of us. Find and follow the green up as much as possible.
May the morning silence be broken with the wisp of vanes trailing blades to their mark. 
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2009, 07:01:43 PM »
nice pic's....  I think I know that spot...  PM me the location and I'll tell ya if I'm right  :)
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2009, 07:12:59 PM »
Awsome pics! 8)
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2009, 07:37:54 PM »
Hey those turkeys look familiar.  I know that third one from the right...he gobbles a lot..  Great pics...I'm getting Jiggy! 
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2009, 07:44:29 PM »
That gets me in the mood more then I already am. Nice bird
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2009, 08:35:20 PM »
Great pics!  Lot's of tom's in this bunch!  :drool:  Snow or not there will be a bunch of us heading over to kick off the season, just like the Pony Express.
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2009, 08:37:12 PM »
Nice pics!

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2009, 10:41:13 PM »
Great pics. I'm getting excited! :drool:(Hungry)

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2009, 11:02:56 PM »
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2009, 11:04:13 PM »
I like the middle one. Notice how the big guy got his blue light rack goin and the subs got a nervous look over his shoulder.

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2009, 10:41:23 AM »
Are you those are Turkeys? I've been scouting for the last few weeks pretty hard in known turkey locations and I didnt' see anything that looked like those.  :dunno:

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2009, 11:56:43 AM »
You can find birds in the snow, but there HAS to be food for them. The food will be in those areas sheltered from snow that allow new shoots to grow and a place for birds to scratch out food bits. River bottoms close to timber, Agri fields in canyons that are in close proximity to cover and timber. Below 2000 feet is where I saw these birds. I saw every bit of 150 birds on Sat morning before 10:00. Most of them right at shooting light. Look for track and trails in the snow as you drive in as well.
May the morning silence be broken with the wisp of vanes trailing blades to their mark. 
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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2009, 07:04:10 PM »
Iny, Miny, Miny...... BOOM! Boy I cannot wait. it is coming fast but not fast enough

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2009, 09:18:00 AM »
Thanks for sharing ... nicely done ! Snow or no snow, here I come ...

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2009, 09:29:56 AM »
Come on youth season!!!!!  My son turns 16 on the 14th and this will be his last youth season. I hope he can tag out then.

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2009, 11:21:39 AM »
Hi Gobble:

Is it 16 and under ... or is it under 16 (my youngest turns 34 this year so not sure, but figure you should be)?  I just want to be sure in case I'm asked ....  thanks, TD

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Re: Turkey Bird Update
« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2009, 03:16:16 PM »
Nic pics!!
I will be heading over to the Col area and hopefully I can get some good turkey intel !!

 

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