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FMSmitty

Hi All. This may be off topic but while we are waiting for the water to warm up a bit, I am going to be helping my 12 year old hunt for his first turkey. We are going to start scouting this weekend and had planned to focus on public land around Tamarack NWR. If anyone could help narrow the search it sure would be appreciated! My Son's name is Cole and he is awfully excited about this hunt. Thanks! Smitty  I can be emailed at mike@learntoweld.com  

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i'majigger

Take a drive along the north shore of Height of Land Lake, I have seen 2 nice tom's there several times. They seem to like to hang along the shoreline.

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paceman

I will also be taking my 11 year old out for his fist hunt this year. We will be running around on private land by DL and Frazee. I have never hunted around the refuge but I know guys that have and they have done pretty well. With a calm clear morning, you should be able to pinpoint them a bit. With so much land to look at. I would be surprised if you saw any other hunters. There a nice piece of woods SW of pickerel lake. Just west of perch lake. Lots of nice ridges. I would focus on the south property lines. Next to fields... We will not go until the weekend.

Good Luck!

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FMSmitty

Thanks guys. I'll let you know how we do.

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paceman

Put this camera out a week ago. checked it last night. These birds were there the same time 2 days in a row. Hope they come back on Saturday when my son and I are sitting there...

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OutdoorLife4Life

That's awesome!! Congratulations to you and your son!! Awesome you are introducing the next generation to the outdoor lifestyle!

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paceman

I was going to wait and buy a C season and use the shotgun, but with my son done and these nice calm mornings teasing me. I purchased the bow license instead. I really like flexibility of the all season hunt. Go when ever I want to, depending on the business of life. Of course using a bow does have it's limitations. Will not run and gun, will have to use a blind, will have to be super patient and get them in closer.. will probably not be as picky. A Jake may get sliced...  Cant' wait!

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paceman

After passing on a few Jakes, I finally got a decent Tom to come into bow range. Not huge but I am happy. 20 Lbs, 1/2" spurs, 7 Inch beard. Shot him Friday morning.. Sorry not a very good picture off my phone...

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ANYFISH2

Congratulations paceman!

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OutdoorLife4Life

Congratulations Paceman!! Looks like a nice bird to me! Well done!

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