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Turkey season 2018
« on: April 14, 2018, 06:43:50 PM »
Good luck to all that are hunting the opener tomorrow!
I will be in the woods in May can’t wait!


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2018, 06:56:00 PM »
Change of plans for me.   Not going tomorrow but heading out next weekend. Good luck all.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2018, 11:06:31 AM »
The wind made it tough this morning. Hopefully it dies down this afternoon.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2018, 11:11:41 AM »
Here’s a picture of the youth hunter my dad helped out this morning bag his first Tom at 7:20am


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2018, 11:12:26 AM »
I blacked out his face to respect his privacy.


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2018, 06:14:55 PM »
9 inch beard and about a inch long sharp spurs. Also how long is a dressed turkey good for in the fridge. Wedesday would be our best day for April Thanksgiving, but not sure if I should wait that long. I can do it earlier if needed.
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2018, 03:41:10 PM »
I butcher mine then freeze immediately then pull it out a couple days before cooking it to let it thaw out.


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2018, 10:07:20 AM »
5 birds for 5 guys only a few ticks, crappy weather. Good weekend

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2018, 11:17:11 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2018, 08:47:13 PM »
Double bearded jake to fill tag #1. Shot at 41 yards with my Hoyt Powermax.
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2018, 08:57:58 PM »
Sweet birds all. Heading East tomorrow.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2018, 07:41:25 AM »
Heading to Stevens County in the morning for a few days of bird hunting and bear scouting.
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2018, 09:16:10 AM »
Nice birds everyone!!  :tup:

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2018, 11:28:42 AM »
Bird number two. The birds have been really henned up. But this mourning this guys came in all by himself. He gobbled non stop and came in on full strut. Not the biggest bird 7 inch beard and basically no spurs.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2018, 12:49:14 PM »
Woohoo! Congrats to all you who are getting out there!

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2018, 04:29:25 PM »
The late spring along with the poor weather on the opener resulted in the birds huddled together and not moving around as much. Plus when we zigged they zagged. We could hear them but no luck!  :bash: It all came together for me on day 3. There should be lots of birds still around so get out and have some fun. Thanks go Dale & Tara at Bearpaw. You can't beat their knowledge and experience. Great people and crew.  :tup: :tup:
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2018, 08:10:43 AM »
I got bird number 2, yesterday morning. Here are a few pics.



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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2018, 10:26:00 AM »
Congratulations you guys great birds!


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2018, 12:17:10 PM »
Congrats guys, just bought my first turkey tag and hoping to fill it this week.
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2018, 02:31:13 AM »
Turkey tag 1 filled 4/19


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2018, 05:16:01 AM »
Nice Bird BHF!
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2018, 10:02:00 AM »
Had a nephew pass hunters ed last week so took him out for his first hunt, next day I was able to get one myself.
Go hawks

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2018, 11:27:37 AM »
nice birds everyone
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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2018, 02:25:34 PM »
Daughter beat Dad, again! Lots of laughs and lots of great memories.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2018, 06:22:24 PM »
Very nice everyone! Can’t wait to get in the woods!


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #25 on: April 23, 2018, 06:49:10 PM »
You sure you know how to skin griz pilgram

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #26 on: May 05, 2018, 12:36:04 PM »
I got a army 1st sarge his first ever bird.   10.5" beard 3/4" spurs 24lbs.  Mine ther next morning 9" beard 3/4" spurs 20lbs.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #27 on: May 05, 2018, 01:49:08 PM »
Pulled these boys off a Steven's County mountaintop last weekend.
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #28 on: May 05, 2018, 01:50:26 PM »
Nice guys congratulations!


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #29 on: May 05, 2018, 02:55:09 PM »
I got a army 1st sarge his first ever bird.   10.5" beard 3/4" spurs 24lbs.  Mine ther next morning 9" beard 3/4" spurs 20lbs.

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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #30 on: May 06, 2018, 07:44:25 PM »


Had a great weekend!


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Re: Turkey season 2018
« Reply #31 on: May 06, 2018, 09:39:22 PM »
Nice job congratulations!


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