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Old 03-15-2017, 04:55 PM   #1
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So last season I did not capitalize on a chance at a turkey, hoping this coming trip will change that. For those of you who have been successful, what's your preferred broadhead and set-up. I think I will be trying a jake and hen Decoy, and do my best NOT to over call.
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Old 03-15-2017, 05:36 PM   #2
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Sounds like a good plan. Any sharp broadhead will work if you stick it in the top of the turkeys drumstick. Good luck to you!

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Old 03-15-2017, 07:13 PM   #3
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I have not been fortunate enough to get a turkey yet.
Hope you connect!
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Old 03-15-2017, 08:25 PM   #4
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Thank you, I will not be making opening weekend, but will be the following.
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Old 03-15-2017, 09:24 PM   #5
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I shoot turkeys with Sharks.
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:58 AM   #6
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Sounds like a good plan. Any sharp broadhead will work if you stick it in the top of the turkeys drumstick. Good luck to you!
This worked for me last year on my first ever turkey hunt. I used my normal deer/hog/rabbit/whatever arrow with a Zwickey 2 blade Delta and put it in the boiler room aimed at top of drumstick like Todd said.
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Old 03-16-2017, 10:45 AM   #7
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This worked for me last year on my first ever turkey hunt. I used my normal deer/hog/rabbit/whatever arrow with a Zwickey 2 blade Delta and put it in the boiler room aimed at top of drumstick like Todd said.
This is where I hit the one that I have been able to kill with a recurve. Darn things are infuriating. Lol
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:38 PM   #8
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Good to know about the arrow placement. Taking LOTS of kneeling and sitting shots. Having to figure out my 66" bow at a sit takes a bit more cant then I am used to. LOL
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:40 PM   #9
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Old 03-26-2017, 06:58 PM   #10
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Thought I should post the update. We just got back. I will give the over simplified short of it all. I finally managed to get a NICE tom in distance and oblivious Saturday evening and in the excitement I lost my focus and spent the next 30 minutes digging my broad head out of a cedar log.... The Zwickey survived and the Tom was Unscathed.
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Old 03-26-2017, 08:27 PM   #11
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Thought I should post the update. We just got back. I will give the over simplified short of it all. I finally managed to get a NICE tom in distance and oblivious Saturday evening and in the excitement I lost my focus and spent the next 30 minutes digging my broad head out of a cedar log.... The Zwickey survived and the Tom was Unscathed.
Ha! That's a place all the rest of us have been at one time or another. Better luck next time!

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Old 03-26-2017, 08:41 PM   #12
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Dang I hadn't realized turkey season was upon us. Guess I need to get on it.

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Old 03-26-2017, 09:19 PM   #13
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Spring season started March 18. Gobblers only or bearded hens, which was seen this weekend, but no one shot at her.
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Old 03-26-2017, 10:39 PM   #14
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Spring season started March 18. Gobblers only or bearded hens, which was seen this weekend, but no one shot at her.
Depends on where you hunt! South Zone opened on March 18th. North Zone opens April 1st.

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Old 03-26-2017, 10:41 PM   #15
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Well I'll be at Camperee next weekend so the turkeys will be safe at the Flecha Rota for another week.

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Old 03-27-2017, 07:15 AM   #16
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Depends on where you hunt! South Zone opened on March 18th. North Zone opens April 1st.

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Fannin County isnt open until April 15th

Dry Bones, you'll have better luck next time. Its the most fun you can have while being soo frustrated at the same time.

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