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#5665579 - 03/23/15 03:05 PM New to Turkey
Topshot Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/09/11
Posts: 407
Just purchased my first set of decoys and slate call. I hunted turkey a few times as a kid in Western N.Y. but have never tried for any birds here in Texas. hopefully I can get out this spring and bag my first bird!

I will likely head up to LBJ grasslands and have a go at it. next thing to figure out is which overpriced ammo do I want to use in my +50 year old Remington Gas operated Semi-auto.

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#5667931 - 03/24/15 09:01 PM Re: New to Turkey [Re: Topshot]
Gamblinman Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 988
Loc: Yantis, TX
Longbeard XR by Winchester are getting some good reviews, and not overpriced.

Gman
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" I don't hunt turkeys because I want to, I hunt turkeys because I have to."

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#5667957 - 03/24/15 09:09 PM Re: New to Turkey [Re: Topshot]
Cajun Raider Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 693
Loc: Texas
Federal Premium #5s, 3 inch have been great for me.
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Don't talk the talk if you didn't walk the walk.

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#5669606 - 03/25/15 09:52 PM Re: New to Turkey [Re: Topshot]
thedoveshooter Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/02/10
Posts: 1232
Loc: Tomball, TX
I use these: http://www.federalpremium.com/products/details/shotshell.aspx?id=413

Their Flite-Contol wad seems to tighten patterns and its 2 ounce loads.
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#5674246 - 03/29/15 03:01 AM Re: New to Turkey [Re: Topshot]
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THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/19/08
Posts: 16852
Loc: South Denton County
Winchester high brass #5 has worked very well in 12 and 20.
All my shots have been within 40 yards. Every bird has been DRT.
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I’m an anti-Trumper but had not thought that deeply. I need to brush up on my “conspiracy thought” skills.

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#5678622 - 03/31/15 07:39 PM Re: New to Turkey [Re: Topshot]
DrummingStick Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 03/26/15
Posts: 11
Loc: Arkansas
Welcome Topshot hope you are successful in Texas. Have a great time Hunting.

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