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Old 05-02-2010, 08:17 AM
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Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

there was a "boss gobbler" seen the day before and the morning of this hunt, had to have a 10+" beard and 20 ish lbs... had it in my mind to pass on all to get him, but this one along with a twin came in and presented a great shot so i took it. plus my time out is limited anymore, so i filled a tag.
Pa. spring gobbler season, first hour, first day.




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Old 05-02-2010, 08:32 AM
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Re: Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

Looks like you didn't let any grass grow under your feet. Congratulations, nice looking birds and great pics. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

Nice bird man, congrats!
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:31 PM
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Re: Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

Can you recommend a turkey call?
I'll be up there in a week and they dont allow electronic calls.

Nice bird.
Great pictures.


I'll be in the Bloomsburg area, Columbia county. Are there a good amount of turkeys in that part of PA. do you know?
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Re: Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

Depending on where ur huntin it could be loaded with them....I watched three the other day thru my bigeyes that made my mouth water...lol

soon as I fiure them out a bit more he will be on his way to my wall
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Old 05-08-2010, 07:20 AM
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Re: Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

HAHAHA
My Wife owns most of the walls in my house, but I still have room next to my 8 pointer for my "Trophy class" buck.

Last year, in upstate NY, near the PA border, pretty much everyone who put on camo and went into the field got a nice Turkey.
Hard to believe they were almost extinct once, like the Elk.
Both were brought back by HUNTER'S DOLLARS through license fees.

Thanks for the help, good luck.
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Re: Pa. 2010 spring gobbler

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Can you recommend a turkey call?
I'll be up there in a week and they dont allow electronic calls.

Nice bird.
Great pictures.


I'll be in the Bloomsburg area, Columbia county. Are there a good amount of turkeys in that part of PA. do you know?
well, there are birds all over the place in the northeast pa region. it's actually tough to pick a singular spot as i mentioned they are everywhere, getting to be like pigeons.

i started out using a higher pitched "sweet" sounding mouth call, although those birds reacted, they still tended to walk away. i went to the slate, once again higher pitched, no big response. went to a raspy mouth call and box, it must have been what they wanted to hear.

seems (at least that day) raspy and cackles got them in broken up with a few purrs when they got in close.

turns out the bird was actually 8.25" beard and 17.5 lbs (my scale was off by 2 lbs) and i took another measurement on the beard after i posted.
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