I haven't been hunting them, however when I get out for deer and bear scouting I bring along either the shotgun or rifle and usually do a little calling, but thats about it! Can't wait for spring to roll around!
hmmmmm ... went out deer hunting today (Idaho) ... saw two bunches of turkey. The hens were making their beautiful racket. Our fall locally limited season opens in about four days. With deer tags filled - my turkey tag from spring is still burning a hole in my pocket - may have to remedy that.
In my area in VA, we can take 2 turkeys in the fall. I took my 1st. turkey ever while deer hunting in my stand, & then my 2nd. the next day! 2 hens
going for the gobbler this spring!
Got one in the freezer & the other I gave away to a person in need.
I see all of these food plot mixes advertised - and I am sure that some of them are super - but why not experiment and come up with something that works great for your plots and your hunting land?
Here is what I did on a new place for this year - this 3. 3 acre plot started as a 10 year old abandoned field that I cleaned up - it had volunteer pines, blackberry bushes, some elm saplings, etc in it...
It was then planted in buckwheat - heavily - in early spring. I lightly fertilized it when the...