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Old 01-07-2019, 01:05 AM
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Spring turkey is right around the corner.

I have two more days of muzzleloader here in Ohio, then next up will be turkey season. Couple months will go by quickly.

I'll be hunting Ohio and a few days in PA as well.

I'm going to try to use an old jc Higgins bolt action 16 gauge

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Old 01-07-2019, 02:53 AM
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I read you loud and clear brother! My season starts in < 60 days. I gotta get my new choke & shell combo patterned. This year Iíll be shooting Win XR #4 through a Carlsonís XR choke.

That shell & choke combo in my SBE II (a back-up/loaner) is fantastic.
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Old 01-07-2019, 08:23 AM
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Bocajnala, I have one of the old JC Higgins in 12 ga. It sets in the basement near my closets of hunting clothes.
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Old 01-07-2019, 08:42 AM
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I read you loud and clear brother! My season starts in < 60 days. I gotta get my new choke & shell combo patterned. This year Iíll be shooting Win XR #4 through a Carlsonís XR choke.

That shell & choke combo in my SBE II (a back-up/loaner) is fantastic.
Winchester XR's with the XR choke are an awesome combination. I took two turkeys the past two years at over 50 yards and put them down quick. XR's are the best ammo out there for turkey in my opinion. They do present a challenge with close shots though because the pattern is so tight up close.
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Old 01-07-2019, 11:03 AM
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I am really looking forward spring turkey hunting I'll be using my faithful Remington 12 gauge Express Magnum with the ventilated choke and Winchester X R's, season starts April 13th. Going to apply for a limited area on the Colorado plains this spring not sure quite where to go yet.
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Old 01-07-2019, 01:02 PM
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We're seeing large flocks of turkeys, including toms on our land in Southeast NC. Looks like a good turkey season this year.

I'll be carrying my 20 year old Benelli Legacy 12 ga. with Hevi-shot choke shooting Hevi-shot magnum blend.

Can't wait.
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:03 AM
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Can't wait! Been thinking about them since last May when the season ended lol
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Spring Turkey is 3 months away. Right now, i'm busy with fox, bobcat and coyotes. I gotta admit though, turkey is still one of my faves to hunt.
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Old 01-10-2019, 08:31 AM
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I'm focused on yotes myself but that should make Spring Turkey season even better.
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:44 AM
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I am shifting into ice fishing mode right now.. The only time I can think about turkey hunting is when ever I see a turkey. Which currently everyday. They wander by the house with anywhere from 17 to 32 turkeys in a flock. They appear to love going by and our dogs will bark at them from the kennel. That doesnít bother them any at all.
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