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Ditch the decoys. Good luck hope you connect soon.

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DonBo

I've many times changed my luck dramatically just by moving my blind 50 yds or so.  I think they get used to seeing the same set up day after day and learn to stay clear.

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monstermoose78
12 minutes ago, DonBo said:

I've many times changed my luck dramatically just by moving my blind 50 yds or so.  I think they get used to seeing the same set up day after day and learn to stay clear.

This is great advice thanks Don!!

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gimruis
8 hours ago, Hoyt4 said:

Wanderer

Ditch the decoys. Good luck hope you connect soon.

I second this and I also advise to ditch the calls.  Move your blind/setup closer to the daily travel route and wait them out like you are deer hunting.

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monstermoose78

Tomorrow no decoys for me and using my other blind 

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Wanderer

Thanks guys.  I normally don’t rely on dekes too much but I’m usually shotgun hunting so it matters less.  If I wasn’t bow hunting I might not even have taken them out of the truck.

New property for me this year and I didn’t get to scout it except last Friday night to set up my blind.  I don’t even like sitting in a blind for that matter.  As the name implies I like to move a lot. 

And I actually did move the blind Saturday night.  I’m getting closer to figuring this place out. ☺️  

I came back to work tonight to do the stuff I shoulda done while turkey hunting.  Had birds crossing my driveway as I left!  Haha!  And yes I can hunt my yard.  Just posting now cuz IT has my computer locked up - pushing and update.  Oh, done.  Back to work.

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ANYFISH2

Good luck next trip out Wanderer.

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monstermoose78

Yesterday was a hoot! I got into the blind and placed my decoys out. I was not going to use any but my dad tried that the night before with them not coming in. I placed my Jake and two hens out and I must have hit a gopher tunnel with a stake for the hen. As the morning was going on she slowly tipped over. I had gobbles in every direction, so she laid on the ground. I had one Tom come right behind my blind pacing, gobbling, Spitting, drumming, and raking the ground for 2 hours. I had to get home to take care of some paperwork for a new job at noon. When the Tom walked into the woods I got out of there quickly. I did see 4 other Toms when headed out. I know if I would have stayed one of them would have came in. If I had a shotgun that Tom would have been toast, because he was 10 yards from my blind however there was brush in between us. I will be out hunting soon. 

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IceHawk

Exciteing  you definitely are putting your time in. keep plugging away it will all come together eventually ?

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monstermoose78

It will happen and I think that will be Friday.

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monstermoose78

It’s on tomorrow morning. If I have good service I will try to live up dates. 

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eyeguy 54

good luck moose ! !

 

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monstermoose78

Thank Eyeguy 

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ANYFISH2

Good luck moose.

I will have Isaac out in the blind tomorrow morning as well.

Have a momma bear cub hanging around. Hope they're sleep far away when we walk in.

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monstermoose78
6 hours ago, ANYFISH2 said:

Good luck moose.

I will have Isaac out in the blind tomorrow morning as well.

Have a momma bear cub hanging around. Hope they're sleep far away when we walk in.

That is interesting with a bear around. I did not think about them.

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monstermoose78

Have not called yet heard some gobbles. 

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ANYFISH2

3 different birds gobbling this morning.  Hens are not bring them close yet.

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Better Than Working!

I am jealous! beautiful morning and I am working! Good luck gentlemen!

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IceHawk

Good luck guys like the live updates it brings the hunt back again ?

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monstermoose78

almost pooped my pants a rooster drummed next to my blind. A few gobbles on my side of the brook but they must be with hens at this time. Soon they should make their way back. I bet there is a dozen gobbling on the other side of the brook. If they decide to come over it could be a crazy day.

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DonBo

Patience.........good luck!

 

 

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monstermoose78

One just came across the brook and is gobbling like crazy. He is less than 100 yards from me. 

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ANYFISH2

Another quiet morning.  Still a distant gobble here and there, though.

Sounded like our roost birds went west.  Sounded like they passed by near our other blind set up.  They stick with hens early so hopefully at break up some comes back this way.

2 minutes ago, monstermoose78 said:

One just came across the brook and is gobbling like crazy. He is less than 100 yards from me. 

Get 'em moose!

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monstermoose78

I can’t seem this Tom yet but he close and going nuts

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