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Canadian Gobbler
« on: May 16, 2018, 12:59:00 PM »
One of the things I have always wanted to do is complete all the different types of turkey slams. Iíve done the WA mini slam several times, the grand slam, and the royal slam so far. I met another milestone this year with the North American turkey slam, which is a turkey harvested from all the countries in North America. Iíve known for quite some time that there are some good areas in BC that hold a lot of birds. I played with the idea of going up there for about 5 years and finally went and did it this year. BC introduced an online system this year, which made getting licenses and tags much easier. In the past I would have had to make a separate trip up before the season with all the appropriate documents to get an alien hunting license. To make a long story short, I drove up last weekend, got there in the evening and roosted some birds that were on public land. The morning hunt yielded a nice gobbler down within about 2 hours. It was a great time and hunt in beautiful British Columbia! 🇨🇦
Gobblers only, all jakes must walk

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 01:00:35 PM »
Heck yeah...jeez you're not messing around with the turkeys!
Thanks for sharing and congrats!

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 01:19:17 PM »
That's pretty cool, were you required to go with a guide for turkey?
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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 01:30:20 PM »
Impressive! Congratulations

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 02:16:43 PM »
That's cool.  I'm only half way to the US slam (Merriams and Eastern).  Where did you go to get an Osceola?
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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2018, 06:29:19 PM »
Turkeys are classified under Game birds/ small game in BC, meaning they can be hunted by non resident aliens without the use of a guide or mentor.
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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2018, 07:06:48 PM »
What was the cost for the license and tag?
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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2018, 10:01:07 PM »
Congrats now you need to get the Canadian slam. A turkey from each of the provinces.which is on my list. I have to finish my world slam, and of course get my eastern to finish my WA slam which will make 15 years in a row, now with all three weapons.

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2018, 09:54:17 AM »
Turkeys are classified under Game birds/ small game in BC, meaning they can be hunted by non resident aliens without the use of a guide or mentor.

thanks  :tup:
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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2018, 01:57:34 PM »
@MerriamMagician: For future reference: Would this be the correct link to setup and purchase B.C. FWID and small game Species ID (Turkey Tag)?
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/sports-culture/recreation/fishing-hunting/hunting/non-resident-hunting

Were you required to purchase the $30 WildLife Export/Transport Permit too?  Looks like applies to Big Game only ... but by Definition is close...
[... Export Wildlife Permit, which is required by individuals and organizations who are exporting live or dead wildlife, parts of wildlife or an egg(s) of a wildlife species out of British Columbia to other Canadian provinces or out of Canada  ...]
https://portal.nrs.gov.bc.ca/web/client/-/export-permit#costs

Congratulations on Your Success!  :tup:
Thank You for Sharing your experience and any Help in Advance ... sounds like New Opportunity for a Great Adventure and Experience in B.C. ... 

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2018, 08:00:37 AM »
Nice job!

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2018, 09:18:05 AM »
That's very cool!! Congrats!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2018, 01:12:48 PM »
@MerriamMagician: For future reference: Would this be the correct link to setup and purchase B.C. FWID and small game Species ID (Turkey Tag)?
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/sports-culture/recreation/fishing-hunting/hunting/non-resident-hunting

Were you required to purchase the $30 WildLife Export/Transport Permit too?  Looks like applies to Big Game only ... but by Definition is close...
[... Export Wildlife Permit, which is required by individuals and organizations who are exporting live or dead wildlife, parts of wildlife or an egg(s) of a wildlife species out of British Columbia to other Canadian provinces or out of Canada  ...]
https://portal.nrs.gov.bc.ca/web/client/-/export-permit#costs

Congratulations on Your Success!  :tup:
Thank You for Sharing your experience and any Help in Advance ... sounds like New Opportunity for a Great Adventure and Experience in B.C. ...

That is the correct link.
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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2018, 11:29:27 AM »
Way to go!  Now you need to go down to my country (Mexico) and get a Goulds..

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Re: Canadian Gobbler
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2018, 02:01:47 PM »
Nice ! But I have a question, Did you have to add an A to the end of each call, A ?  :chuckle:

 

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