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Scouting Tips

Postby missed mallards » Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:26 pm

Say you where a farily new turkey hunter. What tips would you post up for scouting purposes? What key area's do ya'll believe holds birds?
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Re: Scouting Tips

Postby merrillcd_mem » Mon Feb 18, 2008 11:45 pm

Usually the complete opposite of where I am :roll:
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Re: Scouting Tips

Postby jv » Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:14 am

First i would ask fellow hunters are people who live around the area if they have been seeing an birds in the area.
Then i would go out and look for siges of scratching in the woods. Or look for tracks in muddy areas or creek bottoms.
When you find some sign then go out and listen to see if you can hear a turkey gobble or hens cluck or yelping. ( do this without calling to the birds)

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Re: Scouting Tips

Postby mhn » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:40 pm

If you can get as lucky as I did find a true turkey veteran, watch him, learn as much as possible, and maybe he can give you good locations. There is great public hunting in MS it just takes time and effort. I'll try to help you if I can.
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