HuntingNet.com Forums - Search Results

Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: rritchey sr.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 108
Search took 0.06 seconds.
05-17-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By rritchey sr.

with that many hens at his disposal you have a...

with that many hens at his disposal you have a situation that is almost impossible to surmount. You could try a jake or two with a hen and see if his territorial hormones kick in, but that would be...
05-15-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By rritchey sr.

in my state you have to be able to see a beard...

in my state you have to be able to see a beard before you shoot. It was your call and no one can second guess it after the fact. I know that not getting a bird doesn't make one feel any better, but...
05-13-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By rritchey sr.

that is a nice pattern. you should have no...

that is a nice pattern. you should have no trouble bagging a turkey with that gun!
05-09-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By rritchey sr.

turkeys five hunters zero

I called five different gobblers in the other day and failed to score. Had a newbee with me that I called two seperate gobblers into but he didn't get to pull the trigger by his account wasn't sure...
05-05-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By rritchey sr.

very good video and a very nice gobbler! do you...

very good video and a very nice gobbler! do you have any hunts that are televised yet?
05-05-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By rritchey sr.

congrats on a very nice gobbler.

congrats on a very nice gobbler.
04-29-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By rritchey sr.

Some turkeys never see fields. I hunt in the...

Some turkeys never see fields. I hunt in the mountains of pa and i hunt mostly heavily forested ground. There are some areas that i hunt that have fields near them, but the majority of where i hunt...
04-29-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By rritchey sr.

if i were an avid archery hunter i would be...

if i were an avid archery hunter i would be appalled! I used to bow hunt but they have an early ml season and i just wait a few weeks for that season to open, it lasts only one week.
04-29-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,269
Posted By rritchey sr.

there are many variables at which age a child...

there are many variables at which age a child should hunt and 5 & 6 year olds seem pretty young to me personally. a child should have not only the physical ability but also the mental capacity to...
04-29-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By rritchey sr.

nice gobbler! congrats.

nice gobbler! congrats.
04-29-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By rritchey sr.

this will be my first year hunting after 12pm....

this will be my first year hunting after 12pm. the first two weeks are till noon only and the last two weeks are all day. I am not sure what to expect as far as gobblers are concerned.
04-29-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By rritchey sr.

mossberg 835 is an excellent turkey gun. I have...

mossberg 835 is an excellent turkey gun. I have shot turkey 40yds plus and it patterns great at 40yds. I also owned a mossberg 935 and it was a great turkey shotgun. I have no doubt that most of the...
04-29-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,611
Posted By rritchey sr.

Sorry to hear about your ruined hunt. The idiot...

Sorry to hear about your ruined hunt. The idiot in the truck should be banned from hunting. I have had guys walk right up to me while i was working a gobbler! why would you stalk a hen in gobbler...
04-25-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By rritchey sr.

where are the turkeys

I would hunt west to the river and look for sign. if that is fruitless i would head north along the woods and river. they have to have water and they are probably getting it from the river. is there...
04-21-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,226
Posted By rritchey sr.

i use a mossberg 835 3.5" #5 shot.

i use a mossberg 835 3.5" #5 shot.
04-19-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By rritchey sr.

best of luck to you.

best of luck to you.
04-19-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By rritchey sr.

deer ticks

are any of you running into deer ticks? my buddy says that they are bad here in pa this spring.
04-19-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By rritchey sr.

glass and box call. ammo, head net and gloves.

glass and box call. ammo, head net and gloves.
04-17-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By rritchey sr.

congrats on the nice gobbler!

congrats on the nice gobbler!
04-15-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,808
Posted By rritchey sr.

The gobbler was waiting on the hen to come to him...

The gobbler was waiting on the hen to come to him under that tree or near abouts. He was watiing to get a visual on the hen ( remember that the natural thing is for the hen to come to the gobbler). A...
04-12-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By rritchey sr.

congrats on a nice gobbler and a hunt to remember!

congrats on a nice gobbler and a hunt to remember!
04-12-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By rritchey sr.

more than likely the gobbler has hens real close...

more than likely the gobbler has hens real close and he only has to gobble once or twice for them to get to him. The fact that you saw a whole flock in that field confirms that fact. I would pattern...
04-01-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By rritchey sr.

My brother in law has a flock coming into his...

My brother in law has a flock coming into his yard and the gobblers were strutting. He lives in a rural area on top of a ridge. Guess where I will be in spring gobbler season.
04-01-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By rritchey sr.

Awesome gobblers and very nice pics. Thanks for...

Awesome gobblers and very nice pics. Thanks for sharing the pics.
03-29-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By rritchey sr.

I had a mossberg 935 and it performed flawlessly...

I had a mossberg 935 and it performed flawlessly with 3.5" shells. It patterned very well. I sold it because of my shoulder surgery.
03-29-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,447
Posted By rritchey sr.

wish there was a universal call that would...

wish there was a universal call that would identify a hunter. I have been stalked more than once in sprng and fall season. it is a scarey situation to be stalked. One thing I don't understand is that...
03-29-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By rritchey sr.

Being able to outwit any gobbler is a feat, but...

Being able to outwit any gobbler is a feat, but some bring more intelligence than others. I worked a group of gobblers for three days before I was able to pattern them and outwit the bunch. I called...
03-29-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By rritchey sr.

congrats on the gobbler! good luck on second bird.

congrats on the gobbler! good luck on second bird.
03-27-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By rritchey sr.

Certainly you would want box calls, slate and...

Certainly you would want box calls, slate and glass calls and some push/pull callers for turkey display. Also, you may want to add a gobbler tube which are activated by shaking the the tube. all...
03-27-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By rritchey sr.

I think that here in Pa. the below average temps...

I think that here in Pa. the below average temps will push back the main breeding season by a few weeks. Last year during our record warm month of March the gobblers were really sounding off by the...
03-24-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By rritchey sr.

I use a mouth call, but I have a glass caller...

I use a mouth call, but I have a glass caller that has brought me gobblers when the mouth wouldn't so I say it is my glass caller.
03-14-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By rritchey sr.

here in pa. I hunt mainly public land and our day...

here in pa. I hunt mainly public land and our day is over by 12pm. I have gone in late afternoon and sounded gobblers in a given area in order to hunt them the next day. Roosting gobblers the night...
03-14-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,965
Posted By rritchey sr.

wait and see

If I have a gobbler answer within a few hundred yards I sit there at least an hour. I've had some of my closet encounters with a gobbler that went silent only to have him show up "unannouced" just...
03-07-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By rritchey sr.

You could be seeing multiple flocks that have...

You could be seeing multiple flocks that have come together for the food source. Turkey tend to combine flocks, gobblers and hens, in the winter if there is a good food source there. There may be...
03-06-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By rritchey sr.

CWD found in central pa

The Pa Game Commission has anounced that CWD was found in two blair county harvested deer and one in the bedford county area. Our greatest fears since CWD was found in Adams county have been...
03-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By rritchey sr.

You've gotten some good information thus far....

You've gotten some good information thus far. Turkey will travel for food as far as necessary and that could be miles. also it depends on how much the flock is disturbed in a given area. I have seen...
03-06-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,490
Posted By rritchey sr.

I have to agree with the others that 30 pellets...

I have to agree with the others that 30 pellets in the head and neck at 40yds is a good pattern. I shoot 3.5" and do not get that many more in the head and neck at 40yds and have killed turkey at...
03-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,281
Posted By rritchey sr.

I have shot some nice gobblers on land that been...

I have shot some nice gobblers on land that been selective cut. You may find some nice gobblers that still hang out there because it makes good nesting areas. I shot one of my biggest gobblers next...
03-02-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By rritchey sr.

after you locate gobblers the best bet is setup...

after you locate gobblers the best bet is setup predawn and be patient. set a decoy about twenty five yards in front of you and do some clucks and yelps. Wait to see if you get an answer and if you...
02-24-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,170
Posted By rritchey sr.

Try Federal PremiumTurkey loads . I use their...

Try Federal PremiumTurkey loads . I use their 3.5" #5 in my mossberg and it patterns extremely well compared to other brands that I have tried. I have shot turkey past 40yds.
02-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By rritchey sr.

I have had more than a few shotguns which...

I have had more than a few shotguns which includes remington, winchester, skb and mossberg. As far as pumps go for turkey the 3.5" 835 mosssberg is a very good pump and works great with federal 3.5"...
02-12-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By rritchey sr.

all pumped up and no where to go!

what agreat video! Gets me pumped for spring gobbler, but I have two and half months till opening day.
02-06-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,871
Posted By rritchey sr.

I like to be in the woods prior to dawn and...

I like to be in the woods prior to dawn and locate gobblers on the roost. If they are fairly far off I close the distance and pick a setup site. I have had occassions when I had to run and gun in...
02-06-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,251
Posted By rritchey sr.

I shoot an 835 with the factory turkey choke and...

I shoot an 835 with the factory turkey choke and federal 3 1/2" number 5 turkey loads. I feel confident that 50 yard shots are no problem and shot one this fall at 40 yards nocking him flat!
01-29-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,233
Posted By rritchey sr.

I have hunted for over 40 years and have had my...

I have hunted for over 40 years and have had my run ins with idiots like you did. According to what you said you did the right thing and you have as much right to hunt there as anyone else does. Most...
01-28-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By rritchey sr.

I guess that I would say beard and not because I...

I guess that I would say beard and not because I shot,but because I called an 11" bearded gobbler to a hunter who had never shot a turkey. His expression after killing that first gobbler was one of...
01-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,185
Posted By rritchey sr.

here in Pa. there are alot of turkey hunters and...

here in Pa. there are alot of turkey hunters and we have a fair amount of public state gamelands and state forests. It is sometimes hard to find a place that is holding turkeys and not having at...
01-24-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,674
Posted By rritchey sr.

I setttled on a mossberg 835 with a turkey choke...

I setttled on a mossberg 835 with a turkey choke and it has taken many a turkey and still shoots a great pattern. Turkey at 50 yds is no problem with the 835.
01-24-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,170
Posted By rritchey sr.

I shoot federal turkey loads #5 3.5" in my 835...

I shoot federal turkey loads #5 3.5" in my 835 and they pattern great and I have taken turkey with this load out to 50yds and they don't stand a chance. I tried other loads in the 835 and they didn't...
01-24-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,358
Posted By rritchey sr.

that is wild and i wouldn't have thought to even...

that is wild and i wouldn't have thought to even try that move. If you'd try that on public land that would be taking an aweful chance on getting shot. On private land that you sure wasn't being...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 108
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.