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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2017, 11:52:31 AM »
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.

He's been out once about 8 years ago. He never really hunted birds until I took him out duck huntin this year. Itll be my first attempt at turkey huntin in Washington. I just hope we find them again tomorrow and he can get his first one.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2017, 01:11:59 PM »
Birds at our place were really fighting with each other this mourning. Going to strategically set up the Hut aka ground  blind tonite before dark. Get up at 543am. Make hot coco for me and our 7yr old daughter. Head down to the Hut and get settled in for the fly down. It's always better to watch mourning fly down from inside the Hut rather than the front porch. :chuckle:
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2017, 01:29:18 PM »
 :yeah: :chuckle:

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2017, 01:43:33 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.

He's been out once about 8 years ago. He never really hunted birds until I took him out duck huntin this year. Itll be my first attempt at turkey huntin in Washington. I just hope we find them again tomorrow and he can get his first one.

I would mount even an jake Eastern from this state.  They are no longer managed and I wouldn't be surprised if they are gone completely at some point.  If you kill a tom, you've got a rare trophy.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2017, 02:17:33 PM »
We went out to locate this morning, no birds but found a nice set of 6x6 elk sheds
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2017, 05:00:09 PM »
My trip got foiled by high priority stuff at work.
I still have hope, but very little

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2017, 05:01:49 PM »
Several nice Tom's strutting at the I90 Sullivan exit in Spokane Valley right now.  :tup:
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2017, 05:05:08 PM »
I'll be spottin' and stalkin' them somewhere off white or chinook.
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2017, 05:26:02 PM »
funny you say that about Sullivan exit, I was driving home last week east bound I-90 and just past Argonne inside the freeway fences where 4 or 5 jakes or toms, big ole red heads and could barely see their beards at 70 mph.  I thought I was really tired or something but I blinked and reassured myself, yep those are the buzzards we are paying to hunt.  i'm almost embarrassed to say we have to pay hard earned money to hunt the pests 

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2017, 06:14:05 PM »
Leaving the house in 10 minutes for the drive east!!!! :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL:
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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2017, 06:51:52 PM »
Putting some birds to bed right now. Two Toms and six hens. They haven't made a sound in 3 hours. Only time they gobbled was when a deer ran by them. The birds are really quiet today.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #26 on: April 15, 2017, 05:42:18 AM »
Froze last night, but the Toms are gobbling their heads off right now.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #27 on: April 15, 2017, 06:25:07 AM »
Let's see some dead turkeys!

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #28 on: April 15, 2017, 08:19:20 PM »
Skipping the weekend and opener for the first time ever to spend Easter with the family.  Hunting midweek. All is good, I'll get excited when I get on the road.  Good luck everyone.

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Re: The turkey hunting thread is dead this year!
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2017, 03:27:33 PM »
Got mine last night. They were really quiet and down in the thick stuff staying out of the wind.