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.
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.
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
I have a friend who loves to use deer feeders that will hold like 5- 40 pound bags of feed or corn, and wants help hauling them deep into the woods where he has amazingly located the perfect spot for this 30 pound battery operated tripod that will only be there for a couple of weeks each year. My suggestion to him was to build some kind of light weight gravity feeder that could be strapped to a tree or a fence post if permenant, and this is what we came up with. I am...