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Got some sharp birds. Need some thoughts.

Old 04-26-2013, 04:09 PM
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There's two birds out on a farm I hunt and they have gotten sharp as a tack. They will gobble at everything but my call, I'm dumbfounded as I have never seen this. I've been using a Woodhaven and on opening day I called them both in but they got locked up on the other side of a fence and ever since then they have just got down right tough to kill. There's no predicting where they will be so still hunting is kind of tough of a couple hundred acre farm. Got any ideas or tips? I want revenge on these butt whooping turkeys.
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:50 PM
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use a differnet call or watch them for a day and see what they do and setup where they will be the next day
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:00 PM
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If you have called to much they may simply be call shy. Use a different call and change your cadence. And as has been said if you have them safely on your property give them a day off and scout them very carefully.
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:21 PM
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Sometimes they just don't gobble, I've had a turkey gobble once and than just shut up. Called for a little while, about a half hour after the one gobble hes standing 30 yards away.
surprised me a little but I got it. it was just a little Jake but its a good example.

One tip I can give you is to set up 20-80 yards behind your original set up to sound like the hen has lost interest and is walking away. 7 out of 10 times that works for me.
and sometimes it helps if you just move 20 yards at a time.
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