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.
I had the idea of calling antelope, never had heard one before and this was my first antelope hunt and archery one to boot. I know it sounds crazy to most hunters calling a antelope but I just had it in my head that I was going in the middle of the rut and they have to have some kind of vocalization at this time of year. Mention antelope hunting and calling in the same breath, well the old timers thought I fell off the rocker and the bets were on!The knowledge about antelope hunting and...