I got a tom with a 5 inch thick beard on sunday morning. WAs a tom but smaller probably a 2 to 3 year bird big beatiful full fan went into strut at 40 yards. I will get picks and deatails up when photos get developed
sweet Good job My pic didnt turn out that good., BUt it was sunday morning 21 pounds 6 inch beard Rio called him in and blasted him on public land towards the blue mTS.
KNow opener day i was hunting in western washington around my house for easterns Saw heard and started calling in a gobbler but hefollowed a hen he was with in a diff direction 70 Yards away. Good luck and have fun all!
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...