NY Fall Opening Weekend

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NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby mookyj » October 5th, 2011, 11:34 am

My weims broke a flock first day, unfortunately 80 yard out in a field and I watched a very nice formation of 10 birds flying off together way off onto another property. Had a hard time finding any sign and or birds. in just a few days I put in over 15 miles on the dogs. Lot of walking for such little sightings or sign.

2nd day, I walked up on a flock coming up through thick cover. A jenny appeared in an opening, 1st tag filled, good break at the shot, however no call back, rather odd. 3rd day, ran the dogs ragged, went back out in the afternoon, blind called for over 2-1/2 hours (coarse yelp,and cluck or two on a funky ol' box call, and every once in a while a pissy hen with a mouth call), Stood up to leave (had to go back to send caregiver home), and caught movement 60 yards out going in behind a big tree. Dumb luck I didn't get caught. Out stepped two gobblers, they were coming to the call. I waited til 30 yards,and dropped one. Both were similar size. We'll be out taking the dogs rest of the season for my wife,and a few hunting buddies.



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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby charlie elk » October 5th, 2011, 2:44 pm

Good birds, Congratulations.
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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby Steve_In » October 5th, 2011, 3:43 pm

Way to go Mike
BTW I enjoyed The Hills of Truxton
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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby grizzly » October 5th, 2011, 4:52 pm

CONGRADS MIKE on a fine hunt...wayne

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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby Turkeybuster » October 5th, 2011, 9:00 pm

Congrats. Mike on a good hunt hope the rest of your season goes well.


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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby mark hay » October 6th, 2011, 7:31 pm

ATTA BOY MIKE ! stackem up like cordwood feller.

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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » October 6th, 2011, 9:51 pm

Congrats Mike, keep after em.

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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby maineute » October 7th, 2011, 5:31 am

Good job not getting busted, I have got up to leave before only to see a turkey turn and run. Good birds, I can't wait.

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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby TurkeyJohn » October 7th, 2011, 12:42 pm

Nice birds, congrats on some great hunting, and luck is a big part of hunting.
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Re: NY Fall Opening Weekend

Postby turkeydoghunter » October 11th, 2011, 2:31 pm

good hunt Mike way to go !
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