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Tomorrow it Begins
Tomorrow opens the MS 2017 Spring gobbler season.
i plan to open mine in normal bowsite fashion with the stick and string. The weather leading up to the opener has been mild and warm with turkeys gobbling and strutting everywhere, however its been cold the last few days, with a low tonight of 31 and high of 53 tomorrow - but clear and sunny.
i have two set ups already in place with blinds set up that should be good, i plan to go out late this evening in hopes of roosting birds so i will know which set up to pick. One has easy access with very little chance of getting busted from the roost, the other set up is back in the timber and will be difficult to get into with out bumping roosted birds...
look tomorrow for post from the blind....
Go get 'em! I have to wait until 4/1 but I'm going to get my fix on Saturday! :)
What's it like??
We don't open up in CT until the last couple days of April.
Nebraska starts the 25th. Been in some blizzards and hunted in the snow few times.
Get em Buck!! Wanna see pics..
Warm last few days, all fired up here...Got to like the Wednesday opener, good luck!
Got my decoys set up. Watched a big group fly up about 200 yds past the gate. All I have to do now is get in the blind in the morning.
Having trouble getting pics to load. Keep getting an error
Good luck olebuck, I think those turkeys are going to be in trouble!
Heading out in the morning as well. Didn't get a chance to get out this afternoon but have a couple good spots to check.
Plan worked like a charm. Shot him at 7 yards at 7:55am.
Shot was a little back and he limped off to about 25 yds. My second Arrow only got feathers and he flew off!! I did a ninja dive out the window of the blind to see where he went. He sailed down on the edge of some big open timber. 20 min later I jumped him and he didn't go far and I was able to get an arrow through his wing joint at 30yds.
He came in with two buddies and about 10 hens.
Congratulations! Very impressive when a plan comes together like that.
Way to go Ole Buck! I love it when a plan comes together! congrats! Time to get the meat pole started:)
Congrats on your opening day success! How many more tags can you get in MS?
No pics, didn't happen. :-)
But way to start your season!
Am I the only one picturing Brotsky with a cigar in his mouth a la Hannibal Smith. Congrats on the tom!
Went out scouting in N.E. Ohio today. Even after the heavy snow and high winds the last couple days. I saw about 30 birds today. About 75% of them are toms. An they where strutting their stuff. Even in the snow.
"I just don't believe it until I see a picture!"
I'm still getting an error when uploading.
I'll email it to somebody and maybe they can get it to load
Congrats olebuck I knew you were a turkey killer!
Way to go! Thanks for sharing!!
Believe it Paul. Just west of Pierpont on rt. 167.
North east Ohio has benefitted from the restocking of turkeys in Nortwest Pa. Its nothing to see in the spring 30-50 birds together.
Way to get us started on a positive!!!