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.308 Swar 04-08-2004 05:13 PM

Not very good at roosting...any tips
OK i have tried to roost some turkeys since damn opening season. I am not having any luck. Also, not having any luck killing any but that can be a whole other post.
PLease let me know how you all roost your birds.


dvdegeorge 04-08-2004 05:39 PM

RE: Not very good at roosting...any tips
The key is know your area and know your birds!This comes from time in the woods and preseason scouting.I find where the birds are traveling at the last part of the day(great if they are frequenting a field,I can just observe from a distance and watch where they go)If I don't locate any that evening I don't fret over it because I have done my scouting and know some good areas to start in the AM.Get in extra early and listen.Good luck;)

Tree climber 04-08-2004 05:55 PM

RE: Not very good at roosting...any tips
first you have to know where the birds like to go.the general area,then go and listen for the yelps of the hens.always keep a call that you can cackell last light I like to cackell one time.then wait and listen.
maybe use the gobble box one time and listen.
sometimes they will sound off when they fly up.
Just get in the general area and listen for the wing flap sound.

just go and give it a try.good luck.

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