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#7049390 - 01/22/18 10:17 PM Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys
noname124398 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/19/12
Posts: 33
Loc: Conroe
Anyone hunt around Hico/Iredell? Got a buddy with some land out there with a pond and a small winter wheat field used for cattle grazing and am wondering if it’s worth going out there this season to try to get a turkey. I live about 4 hours away in Conroe so wanted to get some opinions if it would be worth it before I go put in the leg work and miles on the truck to Scout. Thanks.


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#7049543 - 01/23/18 07:11 AM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 903
Loc: Yantis, TX
That's a turkey rich area..wouldn't be surprised at all to find turkeys there. Start first of March scouting...they should begin to spread out a bit by then.
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#7049678 - 01/23/18 08:53 AM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
noname124398 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/19/12
Posts: 33
Loc: Conroe
That's what I like to hear. Thanks Gamblinman

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#7049717 - 01/23/18 09:16 AM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
crozierk Offline
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Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 79
I hunt hamilton county, couple weeks ago driving by the cowhouse creek saw a flock of 20+ turkey. Sitting on my place I can hear em when I am in the stand but have never seen any in person on the place. They are definitely in the area though.

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#7050190 - 01/23/18 03:31 PM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
ChrisB Offline
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Registered: 12/20/06
Posts: 1185
Loc: Prosper , TX
I hunt on a ranch in Iredell with ponds and winter wheat fields. We have some turkeys. Not a ton of them though.

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#7051255 - 01/24/18 11:15 AM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: crozierk]
Stevarino Offline
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Registered: 01/25/10
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Loc: Mckinney, TX
Originally Posted By: crozierk
I hunt hamilton county, couple weeks ago driving by the cowhouse creek saw a flock of 20+ turkey. Sitting on my place I can hear em when I am in the stand but have never seen any in person on the place. They are definitely in the area though.


We’re probably not far apart.. i hear them from time to time in the fall and may catch a glimpse on an early afternoon sit.. trail cam pic every so often.. but in the spring, they come out of the woodworks.. we’ve seen as many as 40 in a group at once..
I’ve been successful on taking a spring turkey the last 4 years.. they’re definitely in the area..
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#7051812 - 01/24/18 05:25 PM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
noname124398 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/19/12
Posts: 33
Loc: Conroe
Good to hear. Sounds like Ill be heading out there in March to do some scouting. Thanks guys

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#7052655 - 01/25/18 12:14 PM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: Stevarino]
crozierk Offline
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Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 79
Originally Posted By: Stevarino
Originally Posted By: crozierk
I hunt hamilton county, couple weeks ago driving by the cowhouse creek saw a flock of 20+ turkey. Sitting on my place I can hear em when I am in the stand but have never seen any in person on the place. They are definitely in the area though.


We’re probably not far apart.. i hear them from time to time in the fall and may catch a glimpse on an early afternoon sit.. trail cam pic every so often.. but in the spring, they come out of the woodworks.. we’ve seen as many as 40 in a group at once..
I’ve been successful on taking a spring turkey the last 4 years.. they’re definitely in the area..



Nice! I'm 10 or so minutes south of town. I've heard them a couple times. Going to see if I can find any roosts on the place. Like I said, I heard them towards the end of deer season. Idk how far away you can hear a turkey from but I've gotta assume they were pretty close to the property if not on it. I heard them from the south and I was on the north edge of the property. Hoping to have some luck this year.

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#7068251 - 02/06/18 01:14 PM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
lonestar1995 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/25/14
Posts: 81
We hunt towards hico right on the Leon river. We have a ton of turkeys. It's a blast!

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#7085547 - 02/19/18 10:04 PM Re: Hamilton/Bosque County Turkeys [Re: noname124398]
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Woodsman

Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 210
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Was out this weekend, North of Hico and Iredell and south of Glen Rose. Easily saw over 50 Turkeys in total Saturday, and another 20-30 Sunday morning.

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