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holy crap!! california turkey season is about to open!!

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by aficianado, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Mar 12, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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    aficianado

    aficianado [OP] Well-Known Member

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    got my first bird last year. feels like i spent a billion dollars (in new gear)since then in anticipation for the second bird!!! doing it bowhunting style again.. new ground blind, new decoys..some new custom made slate calls. making my wife and egg laying hens insane with the practicing. chickens do respond to a slate call.

    anyone else in california ready? i'll be near mariposa ca, opening morning.
     
  2. Mar 12, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    JM76

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    I probably won't be going here, but my hats off to you because you are going to get em with a bow. What kind of blind do you have?
     
  3. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    aficianado

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    double bull. great blind.
     
  4. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    I won't be hunting turkey this season. :(
     
  5. Mar 12, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    ND, stay away from California, if you want to live....
     
  6. Mar 12, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    ??
     
  7. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:16 PM
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    nd is a turkey...
     
  8. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:23 PM
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    i didnt know turkeys where in california.
     
  9. Mar 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    check it out!this was last year.

    backyard turkeys.jpg
     
  10. Mar 14, 2010 at 12:44 AM
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    yes they are a great blind!

    hope you bag a good one again bro, especially with the bow!!:)
     
  11. Mar 14, 2010 at 12:47 AM
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    Holy crap!! CA has turkeys??? Closest I ever saw were those damned peacocks.
     
  12. Mar 14, 2010 at 1:08 AM
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    Hell yeah california has turkeys. I was checking out a dirt road on the edge of town the other day and drove up on some just cruising down the road.
     
  13. Mar 20, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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  14. Mar 29, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    we killed four. only one with the blind. finally got a bird with bow, and NO hunting blind. getting full draw, with two birds was tough! got it done.
     
  15. Mar 29, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    congratulations!!! That is truly a challenge to draw down on a turkey AND close the deal!!
     
  16. Mar 29, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    congrats!!
     
  17. Mar 29, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    Can anyone advise me on some good areas? Never been turkey hunting so i'm oblivious as to where to hunt.
     
  18. Mar 29, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    They let you hunt in california??

    I figured guns were illegal.

    hahaha jk
     
  19. Mar 29, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    aficianado

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    here is a pic(s)!

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