I forgot to add, seen lots of tracks/feathers where I bagged mine last year.
Work has kept me out of the woods alot recently, but I haven't heard any gobbling, didn't see any strut zones.
Any reports of toms starting the spring dance yet?
Ya, two weeks ago they were struttin and gobbling in my area. I can't even concentrate in class right now. Can't wait to get out there.
My first hunt of the year is gonna be a bivy hunt so we'll see how it goes. In turkey hunting they say there are the "masters of set-ups" and the "run-and-gunners". This is gonna be like the most extreme run and gun turk hunt ever. ha
First of all, if you haven't gone winter backpacking, it needs to happen in the near future. It puts a very unique twist on the summer version of the activity. Yes, it's cold but it's nothing that being prepared can't remedy. Beyond it's therapeutic and recreational value, I think it is a very good tool for the big game hunter as well. I don't think that you can spend too much time getting to know the ins and outs of the area that you hunt. And there is no better way to gain experience in...