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#3205116 - 03/27/13 12:02 AM Turkey contest
NoNtYpiCaL1
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Had there ever been a turkey contest here like i have seen on the other sites? I think there needs to be.
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#3205153 - 03/27/13 05:04 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: NoNtYpiCaL1]
REN
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Would be fun, not sure there are enough serious turkey hunters on here to form 5-10 teams though. TNDEER is awesome but very geographic specific where OG for example is more national.
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#3205161 - 03/27/13 05:26 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
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There has been one in the past that I seem to remember having quite a bit of participation.
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#3205162 - 03/27/13 05:27 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: NoNtYpiCaL1]
JAY B
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Sounds fun!
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#3205214 - 03/27/13 07:29 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: JAY B]
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Better hurry only got a couple of days to get it organized. I'm in
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#3205296 - 03/27/13 08:53 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Tn Cur]
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I'm on REN's team! \:\)
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#3205319 - 03/27/13 09:08 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: NoNtYpiCaL1]
PalsPal
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 Originally Posted By: NoNtYpiCaL1
Had there ever been a turkey contest here like i have seen on the other sites? I think there needs to be.


Why?

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#3205328 - 03/27/13 09:14 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: PalsPal]
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I'd do it, as long as my partner understands I don't get to hunt that much
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#3205340 - 03/27/13 09:21 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: easy45]
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I think it's a little late to be trying to get a contest going.... but there is always next year.....
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#3205342 - 03/27/13 09:26 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
catman529
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Why teams? REN is right, it's not quite like OG. But what about a contest thread where you can post pics of your birds and have categories for weight, beard, spurs, and total score...
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#3205345 - 03/27/13 09:30 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
Why teams? REN is right, it's not quite like OG. But what about a contest thread where you can post pics of your birds and have categories for weight, beard, spurs, and total score...


This works....but you must show pics as proof

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#3205353 - 03/27/13 09:43 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: catman529]
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Sounds fun. Id definitely be in
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#3205366 - 03/27/13 09:56 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: PinchPoint]
G8rntn
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Why don't u do a contest with the hunt being on video... A real challenge!!
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#3205371 - 03/27/13 10:01 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: PinchPoint]
NoNtYpiCaL1
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I'm thinking single person instead of teams. Must post picture with this year date involved. Score the turkey by nwtf scoring and then have a random drawing with those scores to decide winner. Also highest score winner but would need pics with tape measure on spurs and beard, and on scales to verify if you want to be considered for highest score. If we just had some prizes to make it more interesting. You would have to post the picture the week of the kill to be entered and have until the week after season to be entered up.
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#3205378 - 03/27/13 10:10 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: NoNtYpiCaL1]
REN
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The issue with prizes is people being truly honest in their pics. Once money or something is added to win that 1.22 spurs go to 1.33 and so on. People WILL start bickering over the quality of proof and pictures.
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#3205380 - 03/27/13 10:14 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
PinchPoint
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 Originally Posted By: REN
The issue with prizes is people being truly honest in their pics. Once money or something is added to win that 1.22 spurs go to 1.33 and so on. People WILL start bickering over the quality of proof and pictures.
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#3205395 - 03/27/13 10:24 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
G8rntn
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Yep!!
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#3205397 - 03/27/13 10:25 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: PinchPoint]
NoNtYpiCaL1
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That's why i say do a score and random drawing of them to decide the winner. The biggest bird contest could be by weight only or just do away with that contest so it will all be random drawing.
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#3205400 - 03/27/13 10:27 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
PalsPal
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 Originally Posted By: REN
The issue with prizes is people being truly honest in their pics. Once money or something is added to win that 1.22 spurs go to 1.33 and so on. People WILL start bickering over the quality of proof and pictures.


Surely not \:\) !

Just the word "contest" brings that out. BTW, middle TN hunters would have an advantage, as that strain of bird runs heavier than Ea Tn birds.

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#3205474 - 03/27/13 11:38 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: PalsPal]
REN
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If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.
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#3205498 - 03/27/13 11:57 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
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 Originally Posted By: REN
If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.



x2....

Pics won't be an issue for us right..... gonna be lots anyway. \:\)

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#3205524 - 03/27/13 12:36 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
deerhunter10
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I agree not saying anyone is a liar on here but prizes bring out the true competitive side and it could get nasty lol just do bragging rights or something. I think it would be fun to do.
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#3205565 - 03/27/13 01:32 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
 Originally Posted By: REN
If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.



x2....

Pics won't be an issue for us right..... gonna be lots anyway. \:\)

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What Griz said......
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#3205569 - 03/27/13 01:35 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: REN
If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.

I'd day do it for fun with no prizes or maybe a small prize like a turkey call. That's the way we are doing the shed hunting contest.
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#3205646 - 03/27/13 03:30 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Roost 1]
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 Originally Posted By: Roost 1
 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
 Originally Posted By: REN
If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.



x2....

Pics won't be an issue for us right..... gonna be lots anyway. \:\)

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What Griz said......


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#3205662 - 03/27/13 03:53 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
REN
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I took a bunch of extra pics last year to use incase I don't kill one this year HAHAHAHA
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#3205667 - 03/27/13 03:57 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
Jarred525
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
 Originally Posted By: REN
If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.



x2....

Pics won't be an issue for us right..... gonna be lots anyway. \:\)

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Jinx! \:\)

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#3205934 - 03/27/13 08:51 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: REN]
huntintn
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left a site over a turkey contest, wont be in another.
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#3205995 - 03/27/13 09:48 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
Trevor2
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
 Originally Posted By: REN
If you did it just for fun people are typically more honest and you have to have VERY VERY clear rules on picture and proof requirements.



x2....

Pics won't be an issue for us right..... gonna be lots anyway. \:\)

Haha strutstoppers this year

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#3206022 - 03/27/13 10:24 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Trevor2]
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Your reply text is supposed to be outside the quote text son..... \:D \:D ;\)
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#3206106 - 03/28/13 05:56 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: huntintn]
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 Originally Posted By: huntintn
left a site over a turkey contest, wont be in another.

It'd be fun to participate in a no-prize contest, but I'm sorta with you. Had an experience years ago that reinforced the fact that when prizes are involved all of sudden folks lose their dang minds, change the rules in mid-flight, cheat, etc. Win at all costs just ain't my idea of fun.

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#3206121 - 03/28/13 06:14 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Boll Weevil]
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I would be interested in doing it either way. Prizes or no prizes doesn't matter. If you want prizes offer some cheap prizes like hats or t shirts or just honorable mention on sight to me its all about the fun of competing with friends
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#3206139 - 03/28/13 06:47 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
Your reply text is supposed to be outside the quote text son..... \:D \:D ;\)


\:D \:D \:D
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#3206751 - 03/28/13 03:24 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Roost 1]
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sounds good to me
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#3206761 - 03/28/13 03:37 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: northeasthunter]
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Biggest bird contest would be fun.
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#3207303 - 03/28/13 11:58 PM Re: Turkey contest [Re: timberjack86]
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Ya I know Griz lol done it from my phone. Gives me fits. Good luck this weekend boys. I'll be out listening and scouting tommorrow
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#3207533 - 03/29/13 09:19 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Trevor2]
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 Originally Posted By: Trevor2
Ya I know Griz lol done it from my phone. Gives me fits. Good luck this weekend boys. I'll be out listening and scouting tomorrow


Seriously, good luck to you guys this spring.... should be another fun spring contest..... I hate trying to get on websites with my phone.... too much of a headache.
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#3207565 - 03/29/13 10:19 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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Anyone close to Giles County has an opportunity to be in a turkey contest. A new hunting organization has plans for five team hunting/fishing events this year. The first is turkey on april13 (I think). As soon as the website is up ill make more detailed post. All birds must be brought to Pulaski for official measurements. They will have a band, a bounce house, and catering for the hunters and their families.
PM me if you want more specific details.
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#3207620 - 03/29/13 11:47 AM Re: Turkey contest [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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me and strutncut won the contest in 2007 we dont do it anymore i have the plaque at home
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