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Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

I am getting way too hyped for turkey season. I think I'm going to be trying a couple different places out this year and so I need to get out there and get some scouting done. It's killing me.

I have never used a box call either and I think I might give one a try. Anyone got any suggestions on a good box call for under $30. I might get a new vest this year too.

As well I am going to give archery a try this year for the first time. If I haven't gotten my bird in the first 3 weeks I'll be switching over to the good ol 870.

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

I am, and I don't normally get excited about them. But I think we've uncovered a decent spot to get after them, and since I can only do so much big game planning right now, I'm itching to do something.

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

Yea, you got the turkey fever spiking in me today so I went to check out the birds. I posted some pics in the Turkey section but here are some more. Long range scouting is the way to do it without spooking the birds.

I got some pretty good video thru the spotting scope, anyone have any suggestions on how to get it posted?

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

To post video, we recommend uploading to youtube, then simply adding the link youtube generates to your thread.

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

Nice pics!! If the snow would ever melt I could go scouting!!

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

I have had good response from my Primos Box Cutter call. Can't remember how much, but it was cheap.

Good luck! Thumbs up

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

Heavy C, Where do you hunt turkey's around Greeley? I've seen a few in the SWA in Windsor, but I'm not sure it's worth my time to hunt there with all the walkers, etc.

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

You know, I haven't hunted them round here. I mostly hunt down south in the San Isabel NF west of Walsenburg & Trinidad areas, and also did well out at Bonny SP/South Republican SWA last fall. Though if I ever save up enough points, the SWAs along the South Platte east of town can be very good from everything I have heard. ...and certainly seen! Everytime I hit one of those I see birds

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

I am going to keep chasing antlers this year. I may buy a tag if I end up chasing bone in good turkey spot. Evil!

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They are doing work around the lake so expect to camp some where else. They are shutting it down for the whole some I hear. sad

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Re: Anyone else dying to chase Turks?

I went to a turkey hunting seminar at Jax in Fort Collins today. Didn't learn anything new but it sure got me pumped up. I picked up a Quaker Boy Hurricane Box Call too so hopefully I'll be pulling one into bow range in 3 weeks.

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Good luck on your turkey hunt hawkeye. Thumbs up

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