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#6039379 - 11/19/15 04:38 PM Turkey....geez!
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7353
Loc: DFW
In all my years of deer hunting I've seen turkey once...and then I got on this lease in August. I was told there were turkey here. Which is awesome but can you ever have too much of a good thing? If you can then I'm thinking we have too many turkeys. This mornings hunt I stopped counting at 30 and these were at one feeder! Then I saw three other groups! And the biggest problem is they overwhelm the deer and they leave in a hurry!

They're fun to see and I think they're beautiful but I wish we didn't have this many.

Mel

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#6039454 - 11/19/15 05:28 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
8pointdrop Online   sleepy
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Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 4882
Loc: My favorite place TEXAS
Turkey are not a good thing. They rank right there with coons to me. Sorry if that offends Turkey hunters, but I call them corn buzzards.

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#6039566 - 11/19/15 06:39 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Woodsman

Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 131
I like turkeys ! aim

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#6039574 - 11/19/15 06:44 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
elkhunter7x6 Offline
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Registered: 09/11/06
Posts: 1028
Loc: Panola County
Hunting turkeys in the spring with calls is way more fun to me than spending countless hours watching over a pile of corn and having target practice on a deer. peep

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#6039741 - 11/19/15 08:01 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
stxranchman Online   content
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52093
Corn buzzards are a PITA. I shoot what I have tags for every fall to run them off. Usually get one shot per season and they are gone till spring. banana
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#6039755 - 11/19/15 08:08 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: stxranchman]
BOBO the Clown Online   content
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 42891
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Corn buzzards are a PITA. I shoot what I have tags for every fall to run them off. Usually get one shot per season and they are gone till spring. banana



You're lucky. Ours will be back that afternoon

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#6039758 - 11/19/15 08:09 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: BOBO the Clown]
stxranchman Online   content
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52093
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Corn buzzards are a PITA. I shoot what I have tags for every fall to run them off. Usually get one shot per season and they are gone till spring. banana



You're lucky. Ours will be back that afternoon

Rifle makes much more noise than a bow trout
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#6039798 - 11/19/15 08:38 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7353
Loc: DFW
I shot one, in the neck, and they scattered for a moment and then went right back to feeding on the corn...

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#6040032 - 11/20/15 01:33 AM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
Toxarch Offline
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Registered: 03/09/11
Posts: 1843
Loc: Parker County
One morning I saw a bunch of turkey coming out of the roost. I figured it there was a bearded one, I would shoot it. I counted 75 hens flying out of the roost and zero gobblers. And that was just one roost, there were at least 3 different groups of hens on the ranch. Another day I counted 13 gobblers that walked right by the stand. I've seen turkey chase deer off. Gets a little annoying during deer season but the gobblers are fun to call up in the Spring.
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#6040101 - 11/20/15 06:47 AM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
rickym Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5551
Loc: texas
Talk to your lease manager and LO about possibly selling some cheap turkey hunts this coming spring to help control the numbers.
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Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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#6040256 - 11/20/15 08:27 AM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 10338
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
I love hunting Turkeys in the Spring.
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Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

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#6040802 - 11/20/15 01:32 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
BenBob Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/27/06
Posts: 6340
Loc: Undercover
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
In all my years of deer hunting I've seen turkey once...and then I got on this lease in August. I was told there were turkey here. Which is awesome but can you ever have too much of a good thing? If you can then I'm thinking we have too many turkeys. This mornings hunt I stopped counting at 30 and these were at one feeder! Then I saw three other groups! And the biggest problem is they overwhelm the deer and they leave in a hurry!

They're fun to see and I think they're beautiful but I wish we didn't have this many.

Mel



I feel the same way. Pricing is as follows:

1 turkey---$500/turkey
2 turkeys--$200/turkey
3 turkeys--$100/turkey
4 turkeys--$25/turkey
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#6040824 - 11/20/15 01:42 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
rickym Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5551
Loc: texas
If those were actual prices we will take 8 clap
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Originally Posted By: Grizz
Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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#6040932 - 11/20/15 03:00 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: Deerhunter61]
Triplesnake Offline
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Registered: 01/03/05
Posts: 677
There is plenty of room for the turkeys as far as I'm concerned......right next to the mashed potatoes and gravy! food

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#6041050 - 11/20/15 04:14 PM Re: Turkey....geez! [Re: elkhunter7x6]
TurkeyHunter Offline
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Registered: 04/04/05
Posts: 11958
Loc: Bedford, TX
Originally Posted By: elkhunter7x6
Hunting turkeys in the spring with calls is way more fun to me than spending countless hours watching over a pile of corn and having target practice on a deer. peep


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