End of the year Greetings

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Re: End of the year Greetings

Postby Gopherlongbeards » January 9th, 2014, 9:59 pm

I saw more large gobbler flocks (10+ birds) around WI this fall than I have ever seen before. Looks very promising for the spring :D You think that old boy you were playing cat and mouse with earlier this fall was in that group Scott?

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Re: End of the year Greetings

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » January 10th, 2014, 12:11 am

Nope he was at a different location. I had hunted the island earlier in the season and saw or heard nothing, no sign of turkeys at all. The birds must have moved back in late in the season. I didn't realy expect much because the marsh was so flooded this spring that the farmer couldn't get across on the marsh road to plant his fields on the other side of the island, the road was flooded over until late June.
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Re: End of the year Greetings

Postby misoiltester » January 10th, 2014, 1:05 pm

Scott,
I looked up where the female dragon fly laid her eggs, and unlike the goldenrod gall fly, she lays them on plants close to the water on plants(didn't specify)or just in in the water(so the article said).
Curious, what the plant is you see, that the turkeys are looking for, that has the larve??

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Re: End of the year Greetings

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » January 10th, 2014, 2:43 pm

Well the info that I was always told is that they were dragon flys, but I could be wrong? You see these bulbs along the edges of the marsh in the wet areas, they stick up about 15-18" around the wet areas, the bulbs are about 3/4 the way up the stems, so that would put them about a foot above the water/mud.
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Re: End of the year Greetings

Postby allaboutshooting » January 11th, 2014, 11:15 pm

Great pictures. Not seeing much here. This is the first day in a couple of months when we could see the grass and the ground.

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