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how close to a roost ?

How close to roost do you get during season? I've climbed into the same tree with them on several occasions during deer season, but is that possible during turkey season? never tried, and don't think its necessary- just curious.

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how close to a roost ?

In my opinion, 100 yards is close enough, I dont want to take the chance of spooking them off roost.

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Location: Rochester WA.
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how close to a roost ?

we've ended up righ under there roost a time or two. BUt LIke he said 100 yards is good. And it also depends on situation. How mwnay turkeys. hen to tom ratio, uphill downhill, earlie in season late so on and so forth.
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how close to a roost ?

dont forget wind and what obstacles might be in the way - anything could affect my set-up.If it's very windy I want to be closer if I'm down wind from the turkeys because 1) the wind will cover the sound of my approach and 2) it will also make it harder for them to hear me call

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Location: Middle Tennessee
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how close to a roost ?

100yds is good as long as you know which way they tend to travel once they come off roost.

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how close to a roost ?

i never get closer than a 100 yds but i usaully set up at 150 to be on the safe side .

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