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Old 02-05-2007, 07:10 AM
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I have a couple of questions. Any help would be appreciated. I have been on a few turkey hunts and have come up empty. My first q is....

I know that there are turkey's around my property (hear the gobbling and seen them feeding) but every time I go out there early in the morning and set up they seem to dissapear or don't come into a call. Last year I put corn out on the edge of my pasture and set up a ground blind in a fallen down pine tree. Turkeys were there every other weekend feeding. Come hunting season they are gone. What do I do?????

Also.. What is the best way to set up a ground blind. homebuilt or natural?
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:05 AM
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That fallen down pine tree would make a good natural ground blind just put some dead fall branch's in front of it so they can't see you.
When you get out there before first light , do a couple of tree yelps calls to get them started and when you hear them gobble back , do a fly down cackle with a couple of yelps.
Yelp everytime they gobble then wait for them to come in , when they show up be quiet and let them make there move.
It would help alot if you have some decoys in the pasture so when they see them , they'll come in closer if they stop do some soft clucking and maybe some purring.
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:15 AM
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Thanks... I will have to do a little work to make the blind to where it has a good angle. How many decoys? I have a tom and a hen. Both OK?
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:21 AM
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Yes as long as the tom is a jake or bubba strut tom , I always put out three decoys out , two hens and a jake.
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As long as you do not useMaybellene make-up as RD!
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Thats what I meant. Sorry about that. i will use Mayballene if it helps me take a turkey this season.
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Thats what I meant. Sorry about that. i will use Mayballene if it helps me take a turkey this season.
No Rusty, Mary K is better!

To answer your question, Decoys will help!
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Thats what I meant. Sorry about that. i will use Mayballene if it helps me take a turkey this season.
No Rusty, Mary K is better!

To answer your question, Decoys will help!
Is that the brand you use
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Here's a picture of my decoy set up

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