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Wallydog

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Are we the the "jellyheads"?

WD

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featherslayer

Hi to my team

first off i thought i would let you know i'm in Park Rapids,mn and i get to go after them on 4-19-10. I really don't care what the team comes up for a name but my thought was TAILCOLLECTORS or what about Featherslayers, Lets hear from the rest of you guys.

Featherslayer

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lc pett

Just checking in i havent decided what weekend im hunting yet since im a youth i can just buy an over the couter one when i decide. As for team names it does not matter to me.

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Cooter

Hey team, how bout Strut Stoppers?

I'll be hunting WI zone 4 season C(April 28- May 2) - don't know if there are still season F tags for zone 4 leftover but I may get one just as backup. wink

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featherslayer

Team members send me an e-mail with your phone no. and i will give you call and maybe we can decide on a name over the phone. it would be nice to hear from the rest of the team. [email protected]

featherslayer

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lc pett

Any team name would be fine with me. it would be a little harder for for you to contact me but i can still shoot you an email with my number if you would like.

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jumpacablez

will do, featherslayer, I live in chaska and will be hunting 442 may 9th-12th. Dont care about the name just want to bring home my first bird, any tactics for a newyby in late season,

good luck to all,

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jumpacablez

when and what zone is everyone hunting?

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Nightcrawler

Featherslayer , what part ot the woods do you live in?

from the team you will wish you were on, team 4

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Wallydog

Teamers.........

How long has everyone been after the king of the spring??

I killed my first gobbler in 1983 here in Idaho. Since then chased them in MS,LA,TX,MO,NM,MT,WA,OR......if you are just getting started beware the barbed hook of this sport!

Let's pick a name and get after them. I'll hunt Idaho (2 possible birds) and Oregon.

Our youth season starts April 8 & we adults start April 15-May 25. All over the counter general tags. Best of luck to everyone.

WD

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featherslayer

nightcrawler: i live west of town. i am really sorry to hear you didnt make team 1, the goal in life is to be NO.1 but i do wish you all the luck.

FEATHERSLAYER

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jumpacablez

i like jellyhead,

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Cooter

Just looked at leftover tags for WI and there is a bunch left for the last season in my zone so I'll be picking one up.

Experience wise I haven't hunted as much as wallydog but my first bird was around '96. Since then I've tallied up 16 with 13 of them being mature toms, two hens, and a fall bird that had grown a 7" beard since his stub bearded jake days earlier in the year.

The first season I have this year will probably allow me to hunt for myself on Wed then focus on getting my buds two boys birds. If they fill up then I can try filling my tag - always the possibility of a double in there as well. Ideally I'll have a bird by the second day of May and be looking to upgrade in three weeks, although that last season I'll only be able to hunt Sat and Sun.

Someone can step up and pick a team name, anything is fine.

Jellyhead

Strut Stoppers

Boss Gobblers

Gobble Getters

or just Team #1

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lc pett

This will be my third year going after them. I have yet to get one in my attempts. Any advise on getting one would be greatly appreciated. I like the names Strut Stoppers and Gooble Getters.

Im not sure yet if my grandpa is sitting with me again this year or if im going after them by myself. I will be hunting in area 443, not sure what season yet though.

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Cooter

What is the pressure like where you'll be hunting? If its public or lots of people will be hunting it I'd go for an earlier season. If not I to hunt at the very beginning of May - usually the underbrush has enough leaves to give you some cover. Its tough to move in close, sometimes to move at all, early in the season with so little cover.

Other than that once you figure out when you'll be hunting the best thing is to spend as much time out scouting as you can, and the closer to your season the better.

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Cooter

I'd be all for Gobble Getters, I think Strut Stoppers gets used about every year.

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Wallydog

Does anybody know teammate elevatorguy?

He hasn't check in yet?

WD

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lc pett

I do not know elevatorguy.

So have we decided our name is the Gooble Getters??

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Borch

He's from Duluth and he usually makes a trip out to the Black Hills. Met him one year out there. He'll check in I'm sure.

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Nightcrawler

I like JELLYHEADS

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Gordie

I like JELLYHEADS

+1 grin

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elevatorguy

Hey Team 1 it is elevatorguy finally checking in and I got some bad news. I won't be able to compete with you guys this year. My wife went in on March 16 with some complications to her pregnancy. And on March 22nd our daughter was born at 25 weeks. She has been quite the fighter at weighing in at only 12 ounces at birth. So my turkey hunting this year has been put on hold. Our little girl is in the NICU at St. Marys here in Duluth. And it will be quite awhile that she has to be here. But all in all she is doing remarkable as she is the smallest baby weight wise they have ever seen. So good luck everbody and knock down some turkeys for me!

And if anyone is interested in her story we do have a caring bridge website for her and the link is

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/audreydiehl

Marshall

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Cooter

Sorry to hear the bad news but its great to hear she's doing well. My cousin had a premature that was very small - they sent a pic and her little fist fit inside his wedding ring. She's about 2 now and bouncing around like nothing ever happened. Best wishes to you and the family. You take care of them and we'll worry about the turkeys!

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Gordie

Sorry to hear that Elavatorguy you and your family will be our familys thoughts and prayers

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DonBo

Sorry to hear that Elavatorguy you and your family will be our familys thoughts and prayers

My thoughts exactly. Some things are more important than even turkey hunting.

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