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outfishedagain

Team 1 "SPUR COLLECTORS" HSO Turkey Contest

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outfishedagain

So did we all think of any team names?

shiner has said spur collector, beard blaster, beard stalkers,

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outfishedagain

spur collector works for me

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Nate McVey

Works for me..........let's get it on!

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outfishedagain

There we go. Now, game on.

I hope everyone's been have a great rainy week, here it's been very wet. Have been seeing some big gobblers tho.

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Nate McVey

I have a 5 hour drive to my spot, shouldn't be a problem filling the tag, but I only have one day to hunt so it could be a small one. Anything will help though, I can't wait!

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outfishedagain

it's all fun any way, unless?? have they relesed any info on prizes???

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Nate McVey

I think it is bragging rights for now....and we can add it to our signature line grin.gif

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Borch

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it's all fun any way, unless?? have they relesed any info on prizes???


Still seing what we can pull togther.

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Scott M

Well, I'm planning on putting my time in every single day but my last (May 8,9,10,11, but not 12...gotta be on Mille Lacs that day). This is my first time. I'm getting outfitted with some calls and decoy by a friend, my spot is pretty sweet, and I'm camo-ed up and ready to go. I'll be patterning loads at the range in the next couple weeks. My only problem is I have no idea what to expect. Don't want to get too confidant but looking at the aerial photos it looks like a really sweet spot! 347E private land in Fillmore county, wish I could start tomorrow!

Let's pump it up around here! Team 1 Domination! You all have to get a bird so I don't have to be counted on for anything, got it?

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OrionsX0

Hey guys the name sounds good

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IceHawk

Name sounds good guy's. Looks like we have alot of diehard turkey hunters and a great team!!! Hopefully a few of us can connect! I watched 30 plus birds yesterday on the land I'm hunting with alot of respectable toms in the group. This afternoon I watched another group of nice toms and a bunch of hens. Surpriseingly a few of the toms were strutting in this weather! :shocked.

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outfishedagain

I've also been watching several groups, in fact i've gota pic. under the post taking the fun out of scouting. But i've gota tom picked out. The last time i saw him, he was within forty yards of the road, so i gota pretty good look at him. But his 1st beard is about 4 inches and the second beard is about 12 to 13 inches, with about 1.5 or better hooks. Either way, he is the largest bird i've seen the the 12 years i've been hunting turkeys. So he's on my wish list.

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Nate McVey

last year (long story short) the old man shot a jake because he didn't see the 8 in. beard behind the hill. According to my "spy", that old bird is still there. Time will tell, April 23rd is approaching fast grin.gif

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outfishedagain

not fast enough. I'm hunting B week (23-27)here in Minnesota. But the way the weather is going its going to work out great. It is suppose to be cold for the next week and then more rain. So th weather is keeping the toms on ice, so that i can put him on ice and then my wall.

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Nate McVey

Didn't get a lot of snow over in Escanaba, but it has been cold.....can't wait to scratch that slate!!!!

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outfishedagain

I made it out for a drive this morning, and it was a little cool. The deer were out in full force, but the turkeys must have slept in. I got a chance to talk to one of the farmers and he said that the turkeys have bunched up again. He had a flock of about 30 in the pasture last night. With five toms in full strut. so another week of cold weather, then some rain, then warming up, then go time,

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Scott M

Picked up a couple decoys and a call. Wish this weather would warm up a little so I could get outside and pattern the shotgun. I watched a turkey hunt on TV on Saturday morning to keep me motivated.

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outfishedagain

Finally gota chance to get out again and with the sun and the little warmer weather it was nice to see a bunch of strutters lining up along the wood edges. I even found a crippled tom, that had an injuried leg. I've never seen a turkey waddle like a duck until yesterday.

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outfishedagain

Anybody hunted yet, or is everyone waiting for the Minnesota seasons?

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Nate McVey

One week from today I will be in the UP filling my tag and filling out my HSO entry form! I will certainly post as soon as I can.

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outfishedagain

5 days untill my season and i'm already losing sleep over it. The g/f is going to call the loony hut soon i think. But i've got her hook as last night she admitted to getting excited for the season as well. but good luck all and GO TEAM SPUR COLLECTORS

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Nate McVey

Well, things have not turned out the way I was hoping for the opener of the MI season that I was hunting. It was the annual trip with my dad, but he fights forest fires for the USFS and was called away at 5:20 am today to go to Georgia and fight the fire in the Okachobie swamp. So, our trip has been put on hold for the time being, it is ok though because we hunt private land so my tom should still be there. Good luck everyone!

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outfishedagain

SPUR COLLECTORS ARE ON THE Board! I wacked a 25.6 lb, 9.11 inch beard, 1.3 inch spurs, pics soon to be posted as soon as i can figure out where to post it. grin.gif

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Nate McVey

Congratulations!!!! That sounds like a dandy bird, can't wait to see the pics! GO SPUR COLLECTORS!!!

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