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Old May 20, 2011, 11:11 AM   #1
eastbank
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turkey in the rain.

shot a turkey this morning in the rain with my rem 870 with a eotech. a long shot at 42 yards. federal three inch mag. 2 oz number 6,s copper plated with buffer and a .660 choke tube. eastbank.

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Old May 20, 2011, 11:43 AM   #2
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Good job. Turkeys in the rain is tough work. Not only do they not respond as well when they are wet, they don't hear the call as well either. Many hunters just give up and go home.
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Old May 22, 2011, 01:27 AM   #3
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good for you

Bad weather hunts are tough, you're wet, calls are wet, birds wet......etc.

Some guys don't go, that's a plus. And birds do gobble at thunder. I've heard a bird gobble at thunder, closed in and holed up till the weather broke, and then called them up. Notice I did not say I ALWAYs nail them.

Does PA let you hunt from a blind or is that still a no-no?
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Old May 23, 2011, 03:19 AM   #4
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hunting blinds are legal to hunt turkey,s, they must have a roof on them. eastbank.
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