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getting ready
« on: March 07, 2008, 05:40:16 PM »
going to Little Pend Oreille again was alot of turkey's last year. got a big Jake last year there. bought some stuff today at Cabelas. getting close got the fever. Rick
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Re: getting ready
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2008, 06:11:11 PM »
Stop it! Stop it! You are killing me!!!   :'(

Yeah, I am already ready to go. I just need to get my son out a few more times with his new shotgun, put some rounds thru it. Other than that, I am good to go. Bring it on!
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Re: getting ready
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2008, 08:46:41 PM »
headed somewehre new this year...down to the blues hoping for  a rio.
then probably around cle elum or teanaway for #2.
can't wait to get out in the woods. we'll be scouting around in 2 weeks.
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Re: getting ready
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2008, 08:52:06 PM »
just did my spring bear tag. it open's open's on april 15th too. i'll be chasing turky's first. they got quiet quick last year. Rick
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Re: getting ready
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2008, 09:29:41 PM »
 :hello:

 Hey Bearmanric, we have about 7 or 8 of us from our local NWTF chapter going over to Colville/Kettle Falls. We always camp at the fairgrounds in colville, you or anybody else can always stop by in the evening and have a beer and compare notes. Cant miss our group, NWTF banner, turkey wind socks and spare tire covers, astro-turf lawn. We always meet some real nice people camped their, and get some good tips as well. :hunter:

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Re: getting ready
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2008, 09:34:00 PM »
I gots my brand new ultra full choke
new brush land camo
decoys
5 different calls - one slate - a box - and a few sliders
2 turkey tags
just waiting to link up with my mildly psychotic hunting buddy - aka Head Shot...  and we gonna do that thang!
Cant wait!!!

Also put in for Cap Forest spring bear!!!!

Anyone know if Idaho Spring bear is a decent chance to happen? PM me PLEASE!

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Re: getting ready
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2008, 08:48:26 AM »
i'll try to stop by.i put in for capitol peak second copalos first. on spring bear yesterday.. Rick
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Re: getting ready
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2008, 05:49:17 PM »
Went out shooting today. tried out three different shots today. I think I found a great choke/shot combo. Those turkeys are in trouble this year.

Turkey loads sure kick a lot more then target loads, After about 6 rounds you sure can feel it. How much more does a 3 1/2 inch kick compared to a 3" round.

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Re: getting ready
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2008, 05:53:35 PM »
i say if you got a good pattern out of a 3" round, then don't bother with a 3 1/2...it will hurt too much :chuckle:
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Re: getting ready
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2008, 06:42:49 PM »
Craig

I have killed a few turkeys here in Klickitat county.  I use Winchester MagnunXX turkey loads.  2 3/4 inch  in # 5 shot.  I have shot 3 inch but can't tell any difference in shot placement, and they don't hurt as much.  Nothing to gain when you are in pain.  Besides I found myself flinching.

 

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