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« on: April 20, 2007, 05:25:35 PM »
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2007, 06:37:28 PM »
Excellent bird MILES.  Find any bones while you were out there.  I was headed your way today but decided to play with PVC all day instead.  I'm not sure which one would have been more productive, I know which one would have been more fun.  I almost went though, with Jackelope dangling those moose sheds under my nose.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2007, 06:52:05 AM »
I was gunning for sheds.  I gave up on birds I think.  I was going to get one to taxidermy the thing in full strut.  I've never done that, so wanted to try it.  My trip that I had with my daughter got spoiled do to WASSL testing, so I rescheduled and cancelled turkey or spring bear in Idaho, and chose to be with her.  I called in a bunch while I was shedding earlier, so had the fun, just catch and release.  Anyhow, I would love to get over to look for some moose sheds.  I imagine that things are getting pretty green over there and they would be harder to find.  I just need to give up on elk a little earlier and get over there sooner.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2007, 03:37:34 PM »
Hey Bone, where did you call in the birds at, in the neighborhood.


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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2007, 05:49:37 PM »
That was on my Colville expeditions.  The only other local bird I heard was the one I mentioned to you earlier.  There were a couple over by E-burg in LFs sheddin zone.  They had some guys takin a look at them though.  The other one will be unmolested until they open the gate.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2007, 07:08:49 PM »
Is that up where you were finding all those sheds.  I dont think you said you heard one up in there, just saw some feathers.

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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2007, 07:14:30 PM »
Nevermind, i just read the PM about the bird.
thanks for the info.  Not sure where that is but ill do some lookin


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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2007, 07:04:09 AM »
I sent you another PM.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2007, 07:58:14 AM »
those colville birds were not talking much for us either. not like last year anyway. not sure if it's too early or too late or i just can't call, but i had no issues last year. even shock gobbling to locator calls was not happening like i've seen in the past. i was curious if anybody else had this experience or if it was just me.
nice looking bird BTW...congrats
bone...i can guarantee there WERE at least 4 more sheds over there for you to go find. not sure if they'd still be there or not, but it's worth a shot.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2007, 12:24:39 PM »
Some of the turkeys that we found in the blues won't gobble until about a hour after daylight, and the gobbling is random.  Sunday in the rain we found a turkey that gobbled to from daylight to noon but would come to the call from several locations.  Overall we haven't heard a lot of gobblers.

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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2007, 12:31:47 PM »
we'll be heading down to the blues this weekend. hopefully they'll be more fired up by then.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2007, 12:04:47 AM »
Would you stop....I know I need to get over there.  I am thinking that this is an investment of time.  If I get these automatic sprinklers working, I'll be able to do all sorts of stuff.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2007, 01:25:02 AM »
We hunted around Colville and they were gobbling at random also about 15 minutes after first light. 

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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2007, 07:11:53 AM »
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Would you stop....
geewizz...i hope i don't accidently stumble onto some big 7 point bull elk sheds in the blues... 8)
we won't be too far from the 440 bull.
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Re: eastern wa. tom
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2007, 02:42:07 PM »
I've been working at about the 4,000' elev lately on the Hunters-Springdale divide and the toms are gobbling up there and nobody hunting them. I guess people don't know they are living that high. Been seeing alot of moose lately there too.
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