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gobbler

Informal a male turkey
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A few moments later, those gobblers headed back in our direction, passing just a few feet in front of Dan.
The scenario in my mind involves presenting the sound of a young bird or two that have become separated from the flock This is a move that appeals to the hens rather than the gobblers while I remember who's leading the way.
This proven technology holds the nickel-plated lead shot together longer, then separates from the shot cleanly for patterns that prove painful to gobblers.
Half a dozen other hunters were in camp, and after sundown on the final evening only Eileen had taken two gobblers, and several hunters struck out (including her husband).
My preference is to hunt from a portable blind, setting the blind in a shaded area with the sun at my back so approaching gobblers are facing into the sun.
The Dirty B decoy imitates a wounded gobbler at the pull of a handle.
The two new gobblers will be on public display until early January, when they will be retired to pass the rest of their natural lives on the Mount Vernon estate.
When we analyzed the information from these bands, we learned that the annual spring harvest rate of gobblers in NewYorkwas about 17% for jakes (males under two-years-old), and 36% for toms (adult males).
However, participation "has leveled off the last few years," the ODFW's Budeau said, with 14,000 to 15,000 people hunting gobblers every spring.
It doesn't seem to matter if the gobblers are henned up or pressured by waves of.
I would expect the middle to the end of the season to produce most of the call-friendly gobblers.
All the hunters saw or heard gobblers, but lamentably none of the wily longbeards came into range.