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Turkeys????

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So I checked my trail camera's this weekend and was very surprised to see 3 wild turkeys pictured on it. Of all the hours I've spent in the woods, I've never seen nor heard them before. Those of you that either hunt somewhat relative to Mahnomen County (eastern part) or drive through on a reg basis. Have you seen any of this?

I thought I read, a while back that the DNR was releasing some turkeys in the TRF area and I know they have been showing up more predominatly just south of DL. I guess it was maybe just a matter of time.

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i say some last spring on hwy 2 by c-town, and i know guy that has seen them around ada. any beards?

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I got the pictures off my camera and to the computer. I'm trying to post the picture of it...Hope this works...This is my first picture...here is goes...

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They released i think two bunches of 12 just east of Twin Valley where i work, that was 4 or 5 years ago. They are rapidly expanding in the river bottoms. I assume if they are truely wild they are the realatives of the ones that were released, the ones by ada aren't wild, there is also a bunch just north of gary that aren't wild either, i was shown the map where people have seen broods, lots are going towards mahnomen and some north. We hope to have a spring season 09, but might not be until 2010.

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I guess I didn't realize they released some near Twin Valley too. It would be great if they start a limited hunt once they become more predominate in the area. Just another season and reason to get out.

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