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Post your 2016 birds here!
« on: April 02, 2016, 04:41:10 PM »
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Post your 2016 birds here!
Youth season started this morning!

Don't forget to enter the Turkey Hunting Competition
http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,193612.0.html

WINNERS & PRIZES:
 - Best Photo.............................Prize value of at least $50
 - Highest Score Overall................Prize value of at least $50
 - Highest Score (men).................Prize value of at least $20
 - Highest Score (women)..............Prize value of at least $20
 - Highest Score (youth under 16)....Prize value of at least $20
 - Longest Spur...........................Prize value of at least $20
 - Longest Total Beard Length.........Prize value of at least $20
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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2016, 07:13:03 PM »
We got er done today, but it wasn't easy getting them to commit.

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2016, 08:04:02 PM »
Birds were silent.   This is my kids last youth hunt.  He has gotten a bird the last 4 years, but not yet.   We got into birds.  Clean miss.  Buck (tom) fever.  He's pretty PO'd

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Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2016, 05:39:35 AM »
Let's see your 2016 birds..... post them here!

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2016, 12:27:37 PM »
Got this Wednesday, makes 2.

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2016, 02:06:34 PM »
Opening weekend
Thank you dale
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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2016, 02:51:50 PM »
Mom and son trip Turkey success 👍👊 Chewellah WA

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2016, 05:03:08 PM »
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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2016, 05:13:59 PM »
Got this guy today. Westside.
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« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2016, 05:14:51 AM »
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THANKS  :hello:
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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2016, 05:24:32 AM »
here's my fine bird

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2016, 05:49:26 AM »
Shot this super jake back on the 2nd day of the season.

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2016, 05:53:37 AM »
I know there's been more turkeys hitting the dirt? Post em up :tup:
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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2016, 09:42:33 AM »
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« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2016, 12:20:17 PM »
That is one sweet bird. Looks like it's crossed with a bronze breasted? Crazy coloring! How much did that thing weight?
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« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2016, 01:21:36 PM »
That is one sweet bird. Looks like it's crossed with a bronze breasted? Crazy coloring! How much did that thing weight?
Yeah it is a sweet bird. I was blown away with the colors on him. I am trying to it out. Only thing I can come up with is a Rio Merriam cross. Weighed about 18.5

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« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2016, 03:41:34 PM »
Seven birds on opening day. The eighth came the next morning. The big one was 28lbs!
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« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2016, 08:50:48 AM »
May 5. State land. #5 shot with 20 g. Short spurs but nice 9" beard.

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2016, 09:26:47 AM »
Turkey harvest the first week off the newly aquired ranch property. :tup:

Last photo was this morning.....9 1/2 inch beard and 3/4 inch spurs.
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« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2016, 12:59:29 PM »
My first turkey....called it in from 400 yards to with in 20 yds. 8" beard with 7/8" spurs. As you can see I was dressed for the event LOL. Heard it gobble while I was working on my shop....a few clucks and some churps was all it took  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2016, 06:55:12 PM »
I took my brother in law (he's 13) on his first hunt ever this year, youth spring turkey. He hammered this big Tom on the opener. 9 3/4" beard and 3/4" spurs.
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« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2016, 09:46:44 PM »
That's what it's all about!
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« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2016, 06:39:40 AM »


Lil Gringo's first turkey.  Was able to watch him come in from 300 yards, flew across draw and landed 30 yards from decoy.....and strutted right in.


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« Reply #24 on: May 21, 2016, 07:43:11 AM »
Congrats to your son on what sounds like a great hunt
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
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Re: Post your 2016 birds here!
« Reply #25 on: August 02, 2016, 10:34:12 PM »
  I killed this turkey opening day of youth hunt, it was my very first turkey I have ever shot. It was very awesome I was with my buddy and the turkey came strutting right in just were we were hoping once it got close enough I was able to pull the trig.  8)

We hunted hard all day trying to fill my buddy's tag also. During the middle of the day there wasn't much action so we dozed off. In the evening the birds started coming into the field and we were in position. My dad called for about an hour and the birds were holding up out of range so my buddy belly crawled about fifty yards to get closer and he was able to put the hammer down. That was our first successful time hunting turkey, we are exited for next year  :tup:

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Fall season in Spokane in late Sept. Three bird limit in the Cheney unit.

 

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