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buckhunter5 05-10-2013 08:52 AM

confused???????
 
I had the 4th turkey season here in WI and I dont know what to say about it. The first time i was able to get out was the Friday night and I see a huge tom strutting on the neighbors front lawn with 6 hens and we had no luck with him. Next morning i didnt see or hear a single bird. I wasnt able to get out till Sunday night again and again I was skunked. Me and my cousin went to that same exact spot that next morning and right off the bat we get a tom gobbeling in the roost. He keeps it up for a hour then he just stops. The next morning which would be Tuesday the 7 the last day my cousin goes in the same exact spot and that same tom comes running in without a gobble and my cousin blasts him. Turkeys must just hate me. :wallbash::confused::confused:

bigevil1 05-10-2013 01:12 PM

when i go out in the evening for fly up and come across hens i break up the flock so ole thomas has to do some searching for hens the next morning. if hes with hens hes going nowhere.

gfdeputy2 05-13-2013 01:31 PM

That is how this year has been going for us here in NH
don't know if it was the weather or what but the worst season I have ever had they are just NOT responding to calls at all
have not even had a Jake come into our setup yet
That's Turkey hunting this may be the the first year since my first year turkey hunting without a bird

timberghost 05-19-2013 09:41 PM

Toms normally stay quiet when hens are with them. He is too busy trying to impress them with a feather show. Alot of times the toms are quiet for no reason but need to be sat n waited out. Soft calling very sparingly will go a long way when a tom goes quiet or hung up. Sometimes the "go quiet" method works on a wise stubborn tom.

gfdeputy2 05-20-2013 05:18 AM

TG it has just been a strange season here Birds were not moving around till late afternoon till a week ago & were not in the fields
but seems to be picking up a little hoping to score 2 more for family by the 31st


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