Gobble, gobble, gobble...

Discussion in 'Cast & Blast' started by Roper, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Gary C. Brown

    Gary C. Brown Les Paul Lover

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    Looking froward to the turkeys this year. Gobble, Gobble, Boom...
     
  2. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    nah... put `em in a little glass container in the microwave, turn up the power, and watch the fun...like popcorn!
     
  3. Rick Todd

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    While I will be in Cancun during the opener (hopefully taking a tropical slam, but I would be satisfied with Tarpon, Bone and Snook-still haven't gotten a Permit!) I plan to get out later in the season. Roper, whatever gun you decide on, invest in an extra full turkey choke. I like #5 or #6 turkey loads, 3 1/2" (the only time I use 3 1/2") and pattern it at 40 yards. I would like to go with you and Steve, but can't do it until late April. Rick
     
  4. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

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    No guarantee that our first outing will be successful...we'll keep you up to date.
     
  5. Islander

    Islander Steve

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    I'm getting anxious and have been working the slat call some lately. Much to the wife's dismay. I have a pop up blind so if we are in an area that can accommodate it that will help with the tick issue. Now we just need the snow to melt. Did you see any birds or sign on your last ranch trip?
     
  6. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

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    Nada, but then I was not in prime turkey environment. I was up north of Blue on Mt. Ellemeham, mostly sage and rocks...
     
  7. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    If it doesn't rain, we're going to do a little exploring behind the house Thursday. Two years ago, they began to filter down from Eagle Creek Canyon here, but the ski club decided to do some stupid "adventure" race right behind me, and the construction of the obstacle course spooked them back up the ridge.
     
  8. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    Alex , your lucky them turkeys left ever since the turkeys have appeared up around our shack in republic the grouse hunting has gone to sh-t. Come to find out that turkeys eat the ground nesting grouses eggs & small chicks. I like grouse hunting & find wild turkeys are tough & not all that good to eat...