Yeah, I told my Dad he needs to participate. He was sitting in his treestand last year during deer season when a group of about 20 birds waddled through the orchard he was in, and hopped up into a tree 50 yards away to roost.
And go figure, he still has never turkey hunted. I tell him every year he should go out, since he knows where they are, and has permission at some other farms. He still says he's too busy coaching softball in the spring to go, and there is no fall season.
I like the idea. here in Colorado with units that have very few permits something like that could give a lot better idea on how far they have spread out and how many are really around. Much better than just harvest data alone.
January: Last years Season has ended.Time to start focusing on next year's season. You will need to find out what bucks might still be alive that made it through the last years hunting season. After the hunting season sometimes bucks and does might leave your area and go to another traditional winter yarding area. But they will return to the area around late February early march to spend the rest of their summer there. At this time of year, the use of scouting cameras will be the tool in...