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04-28-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,650
Posted By HomerJ

Every Tom is a "shooter". Public land, private...

Every Tom is a "shooter". Public land, private land, Cleveland. Deer hunter's use the term shooter.
04-16-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,358
Posted By HomerJ

I'll play. Top bird Hybred, bottom one Rio. Don't...

I'll play. Top bird Hybred, bottom one Rio. Don't know duke about KS. Execpt they do have the Hybred's.
04-14-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,142
Posted By HomerJ

Safety wise no way in heck. Ethics, no problem,...

Safety wise no way in heck. Ethics, no problem, know yor're states laws.
03-09-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,333
Posted By HomerJ

The one in my gun safe!

The one in my gun safe!
03-07-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,420
Posted By HomerJ

I find it hard to believe any turkey hunter would...

I find it hard to believe any turkey hunter would pass up a gobbler roosted alone.
Weather or not you killed the "dominate" Tom is subject to opinion, and to me just plain irrelevant. I've yet to...
02-22-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By HomerJ

Spurs, it's the only way to truely age a bird. In...

Spurs, it's the only way to truely age a bird. In rocky terrain, not so much.
Get a set a hooks, and you just fooled a wise old bird.
02-15-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By HomerJ

Pattern your gun. Find your comfortable kill...

Pattern your gun. Find your comfortable kill range.
Friction calls are easy and inexpensive. Stay away from custom calls. H.S. Strut, Knight and Hale, Madd, will all get the job done.
Get DVD's,...
05-06-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By HomerJ

Great job. Calling in the Hen to drag the Tom...

Great job. Calling in the Hen to drag the Tom along, is not easily done. At least you know that Hen wasn't call shy!
05-05-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By HomerJ

Of course they act different as the season...

Of course they act different as the season progress's. They act different in a matter of hours. Maybe they commit less now than earlier is that, lately they've had hens running to them. The OP called...
05-04-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By HomerJ

"Call shy" birds is probably the biggest myth in...

"Call shy" birds is probably the biggest myth in turkey, hunting and behavoir. Their entire life is based on vocalization with one another. To gather, mate, announce danger, it's all they know. Why...
03-30-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By HomerJ

As for where they roost. The only way to be 100%...

As for where they roost. The only way to be 100% sure is be there at fly up in the evening. Or locator calling in the mournin', owl, coyote. Just guessing, the field edge sign could be a strut zone,...
03-23-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By HomerJ

I agree, but I won't help put Dave's kids thru...

I agree, but I won't help put Dave's kids thru college. Way too many Toms have bitten the dust without these high dollar dekes.
More power to ya' if you can swing buying them.
03-12-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By HomerJ

Shell prices? How 'bout the gas to get there?...

Shell prices? How 'bout the gas to get there? I'll go thru more gallons than shots this year... I hope!
02-19-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By HomerJ

Deer hunting, fall. Turkey hunting, spring. They...

Deer hunting, fall. Turkey hunting, spring. They will change patterns.
04-28-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By HomerJ

You get that good a view of spurs before you...

You get that good a view of spurs before you shoot? Are you in a blind, on a putting green?
01-27-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,753
Posted By HomerJ

I have a Cody II slate. It's done fine for me....

I have a Cody II slate. It's done fine for me. With a carbon striker it will really reach out there, like on windy days. Then with wooden strikers I get nice "sweet" sounds for a more subtle...
05-09-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,621
Posted By HomerJ

RE: TEAM 22 - Check in

Diesel, Thank-you, yes that's my bird (HomerJ). The Grey goat!
05-07-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,090
Posted By HomerJ

RE: A Dieing Breed?

This thread reminds me of the age old public land hunters vs private land hunters. Yawn!
05-04-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,621
Posted By HomerJ

RE: TEAM 22 - Check in

I tipped over my second Iowa Tom April 29th.
Weight: 20 lbs
Spurs: 1.125 each
Beard: 9.75
Should come up to 62 points
I'm clueless on posting pics. If someone on the team could do this for...
04-16-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Is there such a thing as a runt turkey?

A few years back I shot a Tom.
Beard: right at 11 inches
Spurs: A nub on one leg, the other, looked like one wanted to grow there.
Weight: 16.5 lbs.
Now when he came in draggin' that beard, I...
03-13-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,742
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Primos Jake Mobile Decoy

What works one day won't workthe next.
What one guy swears by, the other guy swears at.
There's no tellin' what's "sufficient" in turkey hunting.
Try different combo's.
03-11-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,621
Posted By HomerJ

RE: TEAM 22 - Check in

Homerj checking in. Hunting 1st and 4th seasons in Iowa. As far as a name, let the other 21 teams call us a name when we finish first.
02-25-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Hopefully not russleing any feathers here

I don't know sqwat about crossbows, but as far as russleing feathers... forget about it. Do what ya' gotta do. If you're physically out of the bow game, theres nothing wrong with a legal alternative.
02-18-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Turkey Hunting/ success & failure

Success: Good luck
Failure: Bad Luck
02-16-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Turkey & Turkey Hunting...anyone subscribe?

I"ve been gettin' it for years. Alot of informational articles. Don't plan on ending it anytime soon. So yes, I guess you can say I like it.
05-20-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By HomerJ

RE: cheapest place to buy the b-mobile?

My garage sale this summer.
Needless to say I wasn't impressed.
04-18-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 847
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Hunting Henned up Toms

If, if, if...most anyone on this board could tell ya' that.
Sorry my first seaon in Iowa ended, andfor 4 days I lived that crap.
Tag soup for me. It was frustrateing that's no IF.
04-09-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Anyone shoot Federal?

kdsberman, I shoot 3" 5 shot "flight control". I have a 'Nova with Carlson tube. It seems to be a nice set up for me. I know of some Toms that didn't like that set up much!
04-09-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By HomerJ

RE: how much is too much?

There's also this train of thought I heard Ray Eye state once.
He claims he only quits calling to pull the trigger.
His thought is a turkey's entire life is based on calls.
Mateing, danger,...
04-08-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,023
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Help Me NOT go to JAIL over a damn BIRD!!!

Good post Howler. Snook if it's legal, knock your socks off.
Tip the bird over, so this thread will go bye, bye.
04-07-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Can you pattern turkeys??

Absolutely.
Sorry for the double post.
04-07-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By HomerJ

04-03-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,979
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Public land..... Slobs

I see this threadgoing south in big hurry!
It was already pointed in that direction!
04-01-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,327
Posted By HomerJ

RE: I got my first today..

If you know there's more birds there to be had, then I would get back after them. Good luck, I have 2 weeks yet to go.
04-01-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,327
Posted By HomerJ

RE: I got my first today..

Can you go tomorrrow?
04-01-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Thinking of getting into turkey hunting

Get a 21 pocket turkey vest and fill every pocket with gear.
2 Slate calls 4 or 5 Strikers
2 box calls
half a dozen diaphrams
pruners
t- paper
3 decoys
GPS
cell phone
2-4 extra...
04-01-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Scounting Birds

You have quite a luxury there 44. A whole week off before you hunt Saturday.
Like King said get out there and see what their up too.
Early, mid-day, and evening. I would love to have a week off...
03-27-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Favorite Slate and Box Call

Another vote forOle Yeller, same as King. Great price, user friendly, and sounds great. For a box I use Woods Wise Raspy Hen.
03-27-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Decoy ?

722, I think it gets to the point, just how much stuff you want
to haul with ya' huntin'.
03-27-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Decoy ?

Wake up on the wrong side of the cave this mornin' King?
For starters the B-mobile runs about $70, not $100.
722, B-mobile is the selling point of your set-up. Just get
a cheap hen deke. You...
03-26-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,701
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Keck Resigns from NWTF

What do you suppose he made a year?
03-24-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Benelli Chokes

I have a Carlson ported on my Nova.
Seems to do okay.
03-05-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,363
Posted By HomerJ

RE: The quest for 80.

Weight is 1X
Beard length is 2X
Spur length is 10X each

20 lb bird 10in. beard 1in. spurs (each)= 60 point bird
03-04-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,363
Posted By HomerJ

RE: The quest for 80.

If you ever get that "80 typical" Tom, you better go out and play powerball right after, because luck is definitely on your side. Luck plays the biggest factor in high scoring birds. For simple fact,...
02-28-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,455
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Ground blinds

Sorry to hear about your wife... wanting to go along that is!
Someone else will have to give you blind suggestions.
02-27-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By HomerJ

RE: What do you take to the woods with you?

In the truck, beer, beer, and maybe one more beer. Always like to have extra to offer up if the occasion presents itself.
02-27-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Full Choke Potent enough for Turkeys???

Before I got all "tricked out" for turkeys, I used a Ithaca 37, full choke, and chambered 2 and 3\4 only. I got birds, granted the furthest I took one was 22 paces, and that's not all bad. It taught...
02-21-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Box Call

I have a Woods Wise Raspy Hen.
It sells as waterproof, I've never put it to that test.
I like the sound and will reach out there and be heard.
Not that expensive, try one if you can, I think...
02-07-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,690
Posted By HomerJ

RE: What Qualifies as a Trophy Tom?

Everyone knows ANY bird taken on public make you "Godlike".
02-06-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,353
Posted By HomerJ

RE: Public and Priviate Pro's and Cons

I just realized something Charlie P. Your original post was pro's and con's of public and private ground. I did not do that, and I apologize for straying from the original post. So here's mine:
Pro...
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