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Offline johnr060

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The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« on: April 13, 2017, 10:01:40 AM »
Anybody going out this weekend? Haven't seen half of the usual traffic on the forum this year. Im heading to the NE right now. My intel up there, says the birds are still bunched up and low. Will be there until Tuesday. Hope to see some fellow Hunt WA members up there. Good luck!
 What are your plans???

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2017, 10:41:49 AM »
We will be heading out to Klickitat Saturday to see if we can roust up a beard or two. First time turkey hunting so it will be interesting.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2017, 11:02:19 AM »
I don't think I'll make it out Saturday but might try a run sunday or Monday. Birds have been pretty quiet with this cold and wet we have been getting. I am hoping it warms up and the birds start lighting up more around here.
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2017, 11:13:59 AM »
The wife and I are headed out tomorrow. Hope to knock down a couple. We shall see I found a really nice group of Tom's last year. Trying out some calls this year see if I can get them In close this time.
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2017, 11:58:14 AM »
Well a buddy sprang loose ,so we will be heading to the NE Monday at 3 am.
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2017, 11:59:54 AM »
I'll be up sometime after the opener. I hope you guys leave me something.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2017, 12:55:56 PM »
Ran in to some by my house in rainier last weekend, ill be taking a buddy out to try and get him his first turkey. Last time I went turkey huntin was about ten years ago as a sophomore in high school back in CA

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2017, 01:53:11 PM »
The lady friend and I are headed over to the dry side Friday night in hopes of finding a bird or two over the weekend. Best of luck to everyone. 

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2017, 02:13:13 PM »
I'll be out pretending to know what I'm doing...
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2017, 03:40:05 PM »
Ran in to some by my house in rainier last weekend, ill be taking a buddy out to try and get him his first turkey. Last time I went turkey huntin was about ten years ago as a sophomore in high school back in CA

Good luck! That would be something to have your first be a WA Eastern. If you decide you need help with that, feel free to reach out to me. I'm to the point I have given up on the Eastern.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2017, 03:40:55 PM »
Headed out tomorrow. Will be up in the Davenport area.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2017, 03:56:13 PM »
Good luck out there! Leave a few for the late season.  :tup:
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2017, 10:25:47 PM »
I was thinking the same thing... Things are quiet here for opening weekend! We patterned the guns last weekend. I forgot how much those magnum rounds kick!

We'll be near Roslyn for Easter weekend with family, but planning to sneak out for scouting or hunting. Then during the week we'll be visiting Rick at Buck Canyon Lodge. I need to get away from work for a while. :tup:

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2017, 07:41:07 AM »
I don't think I'll make it out Saturday but might try a run sunday or Monday. Birds have been pretty quiet with this cold and wet we have been getting. I am hoping it warms up and the birds start lighting up more around here.
They have been gobbling hard all week from the roost. Starting to get real quite after fly down, a week ago they were gobbling after fly down.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2017, 09:16:36 AM »
Located 6 different birds this morning so far. Gonna go check out some new areas this afternoon.

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