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Anyone turkey hunting with there bows this season. I've done it before got real close to a bird but could'nt get it. I'll hunt central MN as I have family there but I do have to hunt public land which does'nt make it any easier. Just wondering if anyone has had any luck in the last part of the season with archery.

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harvey lee

Three years ago I hunted with my bow in season E and shot a very nice tom

Beard-9.5

Spurs-1.5-1-3/8ths

Weight- 22.5#

This was on public land also. It can be done with good scouting and if you are willing to put your time in. I saw three toms that year within 40 yards.

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sparcebag

I took one a few years back going this year again in the Mn.River valley May 18th.I see alot but to get into my short range its difficult.my callin isnt great so I dont call close sit & hope! maybe I'll get lucky.But being there is all i need to enjoy! I also do some cat fishin while there.

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crappeyeslayer

I got my first turkey with a bow last year! It was only a jake but I was just as proud of it as all of the Toms I have killed!! It is a blast with the bow.

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lilman

Like these ones?

Two Jakes:

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Heres my biggest MN bird, I was ready to shoot my dad after he took that picture too!

25.4

11 3/8 beard

1 1/4 x 1 1/8 spurs

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Kyle

Ive never hunted turkeys period. Gun or bow. I heard yesterday that I can go to any store that sells hunting licenses and buy a turkey license for bow hunting over the counter. I am under the impression that I do not have to apply for a license, and that all I have to do is designate the season I will be hunting? Can anyone confirm this for me?

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LABS4ME

It's an over the counter archery tag for the last 2 turkey time frames in any turkey zone that has more than 50 permits issued per time frame.

Good Luck!

Ken

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killerloop1

I shot a 29 #'er last year in MN

25 the year b4

25 in MO

How do you post a pic????

I have one of the 29er

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Cooter

I missed one with the bow two springs ago - last fall I shot a tom with my bow while deer hunting. New area this year so I'm going back to the shotgun for at least the first season. If I get one then I'll be using the bow for my second season for sure - well I might pack the 12 ga along for backup wink.gif

The only downside to me for archery hunting turkeys is a blind is almost critical and I don't care for sitting too long for turkeys - I do enough of that for deer.

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