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Old 04-05-2005, 08:59 PM
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Do you use your bow or shotgun when hunting turkeys?
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Old 04-06-2005, 01:25 AM
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Neither, I like giving the bird a chance and use a rock.
But seriously Jas, I have gotten one bird with a bow and tried it some last year and reliased that I was going to starve, so I grabbed the 870 and got my bird the last weekend of spring gobbler last year. Bowhunting them early is an advantage as there not as spooky. Kinda like most game I guess, Good luck, Bobby
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Old 04-06-2005, 11:28 AM
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I use a gun. I shoot a bow and have gone out once or twice with it for a fall season. I have not had the practice I would require by spring. We just lost enough snow to shoot without worrying about arrow loss.. I have also helped track one or two birds that were hit and did not drop. Watched one fly across a river with the arrow hanging out of it, 7 hours after it had been hit. I find a several pellets to the head and neck to be highhly effective at ensuring the bird drops when hit. I know there are many archers out there that are far better shots than I , and have great success with their bows. I'll leave it to them.
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Old 04-06-2005, 11:32 AM
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i use a bow,
and tend to get my turkeys at the supermarket,
still enjoy the challenge of the bow,
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Old 04-06-2005, 09:13 PM
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Shotgun
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Old 04-06-2005, 10:02 PM
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Old 04-07-2005, 11:05 AM
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Shotgun only for me. I have enough trouble getting busted drawing my bow while up in a tree.
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Old 04-07-2005, 01:21 PM
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Shotgun, but would like to kill at least one with my bow
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