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Mark Christianson

Anyone turkey hunting up there yet?

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If so, how has it been going? Anyone bag any birds yet?

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I bagged a 24 pounder last Thursday night in zone 239. 8.5 inch beard, short spurs though at only 5/8". It was kind of a beat up bird with the tail feathers in rough shape.

My first turkey and it was a fun hunt. I posted the story on the turkey forum on the team 8 thread. My pictures and entry should be posted soon on the contest thread as well.

My daughter has her tag for this weekend so that will be fun and it sounds like warm!

ccarlson

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I spoke to the landowner of one of my spots and a hunter bagged one over the weekend, and turkeys all over the place. grin.gif Tough waiting for the weekend....

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cc - was that on your land that you hunt deer on? Congratulations!

I see that piece across the road to the west sold.

The last two days there have been turkeys running everywhere. It kinda looks like the rut with feathers grin.gif

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Too bad a buck grunt isn't as loud as a Tom's gobble.

I still remember the first time I turkey hunted. Waited until sunrise and let out a couple of yelps. I must have had about 10 Tom's answer me. It was a good thing I was already sitting down on the ground! grin.gif

Gissert,

You'll have to come over some night and I'll tell you turkey hunting stories. Just make sure you have a lot of time on your hands cause I'll talk anyone's ear off when it comes to hunting stores!

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Gissert,

Thanks and yes it was on that same land. My folks looked at that land to the west when it first went on the market. They wanted a pretty good price at the time. I wonder what it sold for and what it will be used for. Let's hope not a development of some type.

ccarlson

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Archerystud - If it is gonna take that long, we might as well get in the boat and fish at the same time grin.gif

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CC - I looked at that land too - for about 3 seconds. $3k per acre. I think they probably got close to that, as it was not on the market long.

Not sure how developable it will be, not much lake access if any. It would make nice 5-10 acre building sites, I fear. There were several rigs parked in the pasture last weekend, looked like turkey hunters.

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Gissert,

I'll bring the vension sticks!!! wink.gif

Sounds like the land you guys are talking about is the one a realtor sent me a couple of weeks ago. Was it a 40? Wasn't me that bought it though, if it was you could be assured it would be for HUNTING purposes. Preferrably Archery as my ID implies. cool.gif

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No, it was listed by Century 21, about 145 acres.

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