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« on: January 25, 2010, 03:03:14 PM »
thanks
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2010, 03:15:06 PM »
NICE!!!  Thanks for jumping in with both feet and some longbeards!!   :hello:
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2010, 03:17:09 PM »
This is probably the absolute best first post to this site I have seen since i became a member. You should make sure to go introduce yourself on the intro thread as well. Can be found at address below. :IBCOOL:

http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,329.1455.html

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2010, 03:17:42 PM »
WELCOME! :hello:
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2010, 03:35:37 PM »
 :yeah: welcome
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2010, 03:44:52 PM »
Welcome, nice first post.
I agree 100%, you will never get to dance if you dont ask.
Now if you want to teach me how to call turkeys im all in, i cant call worth a dam... :chuckle:
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2010, 03:50:47 PM »
Welcome to the site

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2010, 04:30:00 PM »
prime example of a turkey shoot, 8 bearless in 15 min between 4 guns ( two novice hunters)

Got that right......a turkey shoot...........not turkey hunting. :twocents:

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2010, 05:53:14 PM »
 :yeah:   Welcome aboard !!!

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2010, 07:40:00 PM »
good 1st post. Welcome aboard.
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2010, 07:41:49 PM »
 :tup: :tup:

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2010, 04:25:26 PM »
Welcome, but after reading your post about not being a big fan of calling, some folks on here are going to have some things to say, myself included. I know we all have our ethics, and turkey "shoots" like that aren't part of mine. If you aren't going to call them in, to bring them in on their rules and go against their natural code of the gobbler waiting for hens to come to them, to challenge yourself in that aspect, and to hear them gobble and react to your calls, I see no point to hunt them for 8 pounds of meat. If I can't call them in, I won't shoot them.  :twocents: But sounds like you call a little bit maybe. Good luck this spring.

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2010, 11:13:19 PM »
 :tup:  nice job, sundance.

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2010, 07:23:44 AM »
nice write up!  thats a nice jake in that first picture.

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2010, 07:54:59 AM »
Don't sell yourself short on the calling ... anyone can learn to be a good caller, it's just practice ... practice ... practice. As FishHunt stated it adds so much to the hunt ... I have them up close and personnel each year ... had their heads at my pocket ... had them fly out of the tree and land on my camo boots ... gobbling so close you could feel the breeze and smell what they had for breakfast (and there's lots of callers better than me)!  No offense is meant, but that's what really trips my trigger and really makes the hunt so much more enjoyable.  Note that I am not a big fan of over-calling and I call only as much as is absolutely necessary.
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I agree about not being shy about asking the landowners for permission.  You find out it isn't so hard and they may need the help thinning the flock. One of my better friends now is a farmer that had over 300 birds coming to his barn, ripping open his oat hay bales, and then crapping on whatever they didn't eat ... his cattle wouldn't eat it then and he couldn't sell it.  :yike:

Of course if everyone else wants me to have those type of problems, feel free to PM me any addresses .....  :chuckle:  :chuckle:  :chuckle:  :chuckle:
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2010, 10:37:57 AM »
This is great information. Thank you for taking the time to share it so thoroughly. I have thought many times about heading over there and knocking on some doors. However, it is a pretty big area and I wouldn't know where to begin. I'm willing to offer the farmers quid pro quo.
I was in the Northeast corner of the state last year for the Whitetail hunt and I saw some turkeys but not many. However, it was November.
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2010, 10:29:54 PM »
Great looking pictures from your NE Hunts.  Your efforts are paying big dividends. Welcome to the board, you've hit on a great forum.
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2010, 07:02:16 PM »
Nope there are no turkeys in the NE wa. :chuckle:
Hunting on public lands is so stinking hard.  I could shoot deer and t-birds at my folks house, but feel it is cheating, or shooting, not hunting.  I enjoy the challenge that public land offers.  Pluse I dont have to clean anything or drang anything out the woods. 
After reading this I see it might look like I am knocking people who hunt private land, and that was not my intention.  I should start knocking and talking so I can score the "first".  I just enjoy the extra challange of public land hunting.  So stinking frusterating it makes me want to give up hunting all together, and I think that is what drives me.  Make something easy and I dont really have a great drive to do it, make it hard as heck and I am all over it.  Good luck to all I really hope to go t-birding this year, had to mis the last two   :(
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2010, 09:41:07 AM »
I enjoy both public and private land hunting ... just don't have quite as many people coming in to my calling/ setup on the private land as is the case on public land.  :bash:

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #19 on: January 29, 2010, 04:57:37 PM »
I enjoy both public and private land hunting ... just don't have quite as many people coming in to my calling/ setup on the private land as is the case on public land.  :bash:
Yup, gotta find where people arent and animals are.   Been kinda hard for me.
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2014, 09:01:28 PM »
Good info
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2014, 09:32:38 AM »
Great wright up and nice birds. But folks this is not his first post. Look at his post numbers. Nice looking birds. Thanks for the info.

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2014, 09:35:43 AM »
I am sure he was a new guys when he posted it in 2010.
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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2014, 12:45:48 PM »
Welcome!

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Re: A Few Tips From The New Guy
« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2014, 01:12:04 PM »
I am sure he was a new guys when he posted it in 2010.

 :lol4: aww c'mon, it's only been four years
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