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#3195399 - 03/17/13 05:31 PM Roosting tips
outdoors crazy
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Not something i have done regularly but i always try before the opening of Juvenile in hopes of gettting my neice her first turkey. I did manange to roost one last year only because i saw him right before dark as i was walking out and saw him flying up. With that being said if you got any tips on how you roost a turkey send them my way please! lol
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#3195458 - 03/17/13 06:25 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: outdoors crazy]
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Never had much luck at it myself.

Gotta get in without being seen, sit there for a few hours and hope they fly up where you can see or hear them then wait till slam dark and slip out without them seeing you.

Just not my cup of tea.
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#3195474 - 03/17/13 06:42 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: RUGER]
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Never worked for me.
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#3195508 - 03/17/13 07:13 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: muddyboots]
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Tip .... Don't waste time with it.
It is a proven strategy but I can guarantee "roosted isn't roasted" lol
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#3195532 - 03/17/13 07:41 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: Roost 1]
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Haha..i don't feel to bad then. Get up early...listen...then go after em!
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#3195533 - 03/17/13 07:42 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: Roost 1]
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 Originally Posted By: Roost 1
Tip .... Don't waste time with it.
It is a proven strategy but I can guarantee "roosted isn't roasted" lol


x2 I only try to roost them for the juvi hunt and opening day and I usually don't waste my time with it. I will for the juvi hunt only this year.
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#3195548 - 03/17/13 07:55 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: outdoors crazy]
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 Originally Posted By: outdoors crazy
Haha..i don't feel to bad then. Get up early...listen...then go after em!


That is how I do it every time.
Only exception was two years ago for the juvy hunt.
Went in almost 2 hours before daylight and set up a ground blind about 50 yards from a tree line where I knew they roosted especially early in the season.

Man killed a 24 pound bird with 1 1/4" spurs a 10" beard and a 6" beard.

So I guess I "kinda" roosted them. \:D
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#3195930 - 03/18/13 09:03 AM Re: Roosting tips [Re: RUGER]
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I don't see a problem with roosting if you got the right situation and know what your doing. Roosted definately aint roasted, but it sure does help me for the next day.

Just go to a high point late in the afternoon, 30-45 minutes before dark. Do not get into where the turkeys would be if you can help it. If it is a still, quiet afternoon you can hear them fly up from a long ways. They also normally gobble a few times in the tree.

It is up to you though, sometimes it aint worth the risk of spooking them. It is hard for me to explain, but sometimes you just have the right peice of ground to roost one.

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#3196148 - 03/18/13 12:21 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: woodsman87]
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Thanks guys
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#3196150 - 03/18/13 12:24 PM Re: Roosting tips [Re: woodsman87]
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 Originally Posted By: woodsman87
I don't see a problem with roosting if you got the right situation and know what your doing. Roosted definately aint roasted, but it sure does help me for the next day.

Just go to a high point late in the afternoon, 30-45 minutes before dark. Do not get into where the turkeys would be if you can help it. If it is a still, quiet afternoon you can hear them fly up from a long ways. They also normally gobble a few times in the tree. X2

It is up to you though, sometimes it aint worth the risk of spooking them. It is hard for me to explain, but sometimes you just have the right peice of ground to roost one.

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