I'm new to Turkey hunting and was wondering if anyone can give me some tips and pointers on were to go in Central Oregon to find the birds? I'm located in Prineville and would like to stay as close to home as possible.
If it's not farther than you want, go over by Pine Grove. I see turkey's over there every trip thru. A friend said he saw a bunch over south of Fossil last year. Myself, I don't hunt them. Not sure if I'm supposed to shoot the with a rifle or a shotgun!
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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