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One call...

Postby 1Morgan » January 7th, 2011, 12:24 am

IF your laws changed and you could only legally carry one call while turkey hunting, what would you choose and why?

I would carry a mouth call. I can do most vocalizations with it and it works in the rain. I tend to shake a bit normally and when I have a bird gobbling, it almost becomes a seizure. Which makes working any call with my hands difficult. I need to keep the gun steady.
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Postby shad309 » January 7th, 2011, 2:52 am

I would take my aluminum pot. Why? Because the law says one call, it didn't say I couldn't take as many strikers as I wanted [:)]  Each striker turns it into another call and I can still use it when wet.

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Postby longbeard.386 » January 7th, 2011, 4:10 am

One call? It would have to be my double reed mouth call. I'm not great on the purr but all other vocalizations will get me through.
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RE: One call...

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » January 7th, 2011, 4:45 am

A glass pot hands down, and a few strikers. [;)]

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Postby kenturkey89 » January 7th, 2011, 4:56 am

If I could take only one call to the woods I would have to say it would be my bronze glass over cherry call. I like the idea of having a mouth call in the rain but if my glass call was the only one I could carry, I would just head to the blind on rainy days where both the call and myself are protected from getting wet. I'm confident enough that I could use a mouth call successfully, but I haven't mastered the purr yet and that's one of my go to calls when I have made contact with a gobbler, otherwise that might be the call I used.

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RE: One call...

Postby bbcustomboxcalls » January 7th, 2011, 9:27 am

This is a very interesting question. Because I like to carry several different calls when hunting.
But if I had to choose only one call it would be my purpleheart/mahogany box call. As for the
rain, no problem just place it inside a plastic bag.

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RE: One call...

Postby Gobblerman » January 7th, 2011, 11:32 am

Hey, Bill, ....nice to see you over here, my friend. 
My choice would be a triple-reed, split V mouth that sounds just the way I want it to for all calls....

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Postby Treerooster » January 7th, 2011, 1:42 pm

If you could call with your natural voice, AND had a call with you...would "they" arrest you? [8|]

I'd take whatever type pot call I felt like taking that day with a bunch of strikers. Probably cheat too...I'd have a mouth call tucked in my cheek and if the warden surprised me...I could always swallow it. [:'(]

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RE: One call...

Postby Bobbyparks » January 7th, 2011, 2:16 pm

In the East it would be slate or glass...let's just say a pot call

In the west...a box call
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RE: One call...

Postby kygobbler » January 8th, 2011, 5:06 am

For me, it would be my glass slate and rosewood striker. that one call has accounted for most of my turkeys.


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