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Close last night, had 5 hens and 1 Tom together. The Tom hung up in the woods at about 40 yards with brush in front of him. He slowly walked away to his hens , not presenting a shot. This morning we only had 1 lone Tom hammering in the back side of the woods. He hit the ground still gobbling headed our way, then nothing. Everything went quiet, no birds seen today.
 

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Very slow morning, didn’t hear a single gobble for a long time. Finally got what sounded like a group of jakes to respond, followed shortly by some toms. They sounded interested but just couldn’t convince them to come anywhere near me. Had to leave a little early because I had to pick my son up from school. Maybe I’ll try tomorrow AM, we will see.


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I had the second season for unit K again this year (30th-6th). Had the whole week off so I was feeling pretty optimistic. We don’t get crap for cell service up there so I didn’t have a chance to report after my hunts.

Unfortunately it rained 6 out of 7 days that week so there wasn’t a whole lot of gobbling. My main property always has birds roosting across the road, and they were there again this year but they just wouldn’t respond. I did find a group of birds on public land and got them to respond a couple times. But they were henned up every time I tried to set up on them.

I ended up hunting all 7 days of my season and really only had 1 decent morning of gobbles. It was pretty quiet the rest of the week. Never ended up taking a shot but it was still a good spring trip. Opened the cabin, prepped 5 trees for deer season, found a shed antler in a scrape, and 300 morels! Unfortunately I also found 2 dead 8pts.

Hopefully you guys have better luck (and weather) than I did!

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Sorry I haven’t checked in lately guys. To many issues going on lately and I haven’t been able to get out like I normally do. I went Thursday and Friday mornings for about 4 hrs. in those mornings and never heard one gobble or seen a turkey. It sure is getting green now in the spot I’ve been hunting.
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I’m planning to get out Monday and then commitments for the rest of the season so; it might be the last time. Congrats to Ryan for a nice bird this year and a fine turkey for the family this year for Thanksgiving, instead of a sheep head! Maybe with one week to go we will surge ahead but, as we all know…
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It’s always been a pleasure being on this team and maybe next year we will all have that wild turkey for family and friends to share on Thanksgiving.
 
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