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Where do you shoot a turkey with a bow

Old 11-20-2017, 06:55 PM
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Default Where do you shoot a turkey with a bow

Hey was just wondering Where do you shoot a turkey with a bow?
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Old 12-10-2017, 07:32 AM
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Head on shoot at the base of the beard, away shoot base of fan strutting and broad side shoot where wing attaches to the body
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:09 PM
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broadside, hold on the butt of the wing, thats a lung shot.
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Old 12-15-2017, 04:07 PM
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In the woods.
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Old 03-20-2018, 09:57 PM
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What are you talking about the name of the location or just the place to hunt a turkey?
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Old 03-21-2018, 04:15 AM
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The saying to remember is “ shoot them high and watch them die, shoot them low and watch them go.”

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Old 03-21-2018, 07:02 AM
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I shot my very first turkey with a bow while deer hunting. I shot it high on the wing. It broke a wing as it was going threw it. The strange thing about it was there was this little stump that I never saw behind it. Yes it was stuck with my arrow and the stump. That one never went anywhere. But if one is in strut I wouldn’t hesitate to take it in the fan either..
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Old 03-21-2018, 02:21 PM
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Do yourself favour and get a head chopper like a bullhead. Then just take their head off end of story. No chasing them all over like with a body shot.
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Old 04-10-2018, 06:41 AM
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Use the expanding arrowheads - flat tips with a pointed tip. Expanding tips go right through, leaving considerable holes. This is important, since turkeys have few weaknesses
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