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I can't close the distance.

Old 04-17-2014, 06:30 PM
Nontypical Buck
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Originally Posted by JW View Post
Ridge Runner hit right on the head as that is what I was going to add.......now a hen scratches by reacing one leg out and pulling it back toward her followed by the opposite leg reaching out and scratching back twice.....so the sequence is "Scratch ~ very short pause ~ Scratch - Scratch......Practice that and don't forget it.....it can be more deadly than using a call.

Excellent advice. I've done it many times to get a gobbler to come on in. I have actually had one gobble at me scratching in the leaves. It's a good tip to remember for a bird that's just out of sight.
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