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Ok so i went to a spot in the mouth of a valley Wich is about 50 yards from a field there is some big sycomore trees with big ole stright limbs and I found a few shrooms last weekend and i looked today and there's a bunch of **** under two of them not sure if gobblers of or Wht

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Oh Wht am I looking for as in Tom chit or should I just go there to nite and whatch an listen

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How far away should i stay an should do any calling like owl hoot or Wht

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Gobbler scat is a black J shape thats white on one end. Hens have curly-Q shape thats also two tone.

100 yrds is plenty close, give or take. I avoid calling if I can until just after sunset, and only then if nothing is sounding off. I have on more than one occassion heard one lone gobble on the roost at the very end of daylight. Make sure its good and dark before you move out if they are there and can see you when you leave, don't want to bust them the night before a hunt.


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Gobbler scat is a black J shape thats white on one end. Hens have curly-Q shape thats also two tone.

100 yrds is plenty close, give or take. I avoid calling if I can until just after sunset, and only then if nothing is sounding off. I have on more than one occassion heard one lone gobble on the roost at the very end of daylight. Make sure its good and dark before you move out if they are there and can see you when you leave, don't want to bust them the night before a hunt.

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Well there was some just black scar and the rest was white with like a dark green but it was every where in a 10 to 15 foot circle and it rained pretty hard here Thursday I woulda been washed away so I'm gesseing its fresh but was just like big splats

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Another question is the feild has a small curve bout 75 yards befor the wood line and the tree is 30/40 yards into the woods should i set up on the corner where the birds can't see my decoys untill they hit the feild. And should i use my Jake and hen or just the hen

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Short of taking photos and posting them, I can't tell you for sure with that description. As with any animal, your gonna see some variation depending on health and diet.

As to where to set up, you don't want you gobbler to hang up just out of range. I have had mixed results with dekes on fields, either birds running to them and my gun or having them demand their new friends come to them. If you use the jake, jealousy should help you pull them in even if they can see from a distance, if the bird your targeting is a dominate bird. I have seen jake decoys scare off other jakes, or at least prevent them form commiting all the way. It really depends on what your facing, and you should have a better idea on that after tonight.

If I understand you right, I would set up where you are thinking, with the decoys just outta sight. Calls should be enough to bring them around the corner, and the decoys should help them commit those last few steps and help distract the birds as you make final adjustments with your gun. Make sure you have your gun up and are ready to go as soon as you know they have hit the ground. It may be a very quick hunt. I have actually had a Longbeard fly from limb to limb and land right in my decoy setup right off the roost. Talk about a heart attack!
 

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Ok I heard one for sure no gobbles though thought I heard a second bird fly up but could been the first one reposioning him self it didn't sound quite like a fly up but I know where a turkey is so that's a start its kinda windy

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