I know I am. Here is my bird from last year. It was my first. I'm really looking forward to trying to top him. I'm going to try to hunt a bunch of different parts of the state. All west of I-25 and for Merriams though.
I love to turkey hunt, but my own fault I have never really looked around Colorado for them. I usually go to KS and NE. Most hunters in CO that know where the turkeys are do not share very easily.....though I do not blame them. We just do not have the number taht KS and NE has. Maybe next year!
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...