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#5643133 - 03/09/15 02:39 PM Eastern Turkey Hunting
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Green Horn

Registered: 03/08/15
Posts: 2
Loc: Clarksville, TX
Howdy all. Quick question. I'm guessing the answer to this is pretty clear, but I just want to make sure.

I recently purchased some property and in my county (Red River), Eastern Turkey season opens next month.

My question is... when the law reads, "no hunting over bait", this means I cannot shoot a turkey by the deer feeder correct?

If so, is there some written rule as to how far away the bird has to be from any "bait"?

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#5643417 - 03/09/15 04:38 PM Re: Eastern Turkey Hunting [Re: edit7279]
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Ask your game warden.
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#5644851 - 03/10/15 11:32 AM Re: Eastern Turkey Hunting [Re: edit7279]
craige Offline
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Registered: 08/27/06
Posts: 2638
Loc: Cuthand,TX
That's correct, I think its within 100 yards.
If you need the game warden's phone number for RR county, PM me.

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#5645881 - 03/10/15 10:54 PM Re: Eastern Turkey Hunting [Re: edit7279]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 09/01/12
Posts: 331
It's completely subjective. Best bet is not to have any bait on your property. If they can prove the birds where on there because of bait you're guilty, and that's your word against theirs.

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#5645883 - 03/10/15 10:55 PM Re: Eastern Turkey Hunting [Re: edit7279]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 09/01/12
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100yds haha yeah go ahead and write a check..

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#5645909 - 03/10/15 11:12 PM Re: Eastern Turkey Hunting [Re: edit7279]
edit7279 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/08/15
Posts: 2
Loc: Clarksville, TX
Looks like the best best is to give the GW a call and get a definitive answer. Thanks guys.

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