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Turkey article in the paper today

Good article about our local turkey here in San Diego in today's paper.  Funny to think that they started with 300 birds about 15 years ago.  Now they are estimated to be up to 20,000 and maybe more.

And, go figure, I still can't kill one of those darn critters.... Whistling

 

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/nov/23/wild-turkeys-thrive-north-countys-backcountry/

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So, i am speculating that the

So, i am speculating that the reason the turkeys were able to multiply so rapidly is because there are lots of hunters just like you out there LOL

Turkeys are not easy birds to kill.  I don't think any other animal has as good as eyesight as they do.  On flinch and they pick you right up and off they go.

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CVC you need to change your

CVC you need to change your post to turkeys are easy to kill but hard to get close enough to kill them. 

It sounds like a lot of those turkeys have found protected areas in So. California to stay away from the hunters. 

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I had to read your post over

I had to read your post over and then mine again to get your point, but yes, you're right.  When they are close enough to pull the trigger, they are pretty easy to kill, it is just getting them that close.

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Why, I oughtta...... :lol:  

Why, I oughtta...... :rotest1

:lol:   dude, you have no idea.  Those things torment me so bad.  It was funny, but they had to release them on private land in the beginning, because the tree huggers were worried that the turkeys would damage the local ecosystem.  Gimme a break.

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I feel your pain and

I feel your pain and torment.  My story about getting the turkey that my friend Lewis called in....I left out a part.  I wrote that the lead tom led the others off going puck puck puck, but what i left out to keep the g rating was there was a you after each puck.  I swear that is what he was saying to me.

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