Tndeer Logo

Page 3 of 3 <123
Topic Options
#3207501 - 03/29/13 08:37 AM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: PalsPal]
LB FANATIC
6 Point


Registered: 03/25/10
Posts: 593
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
Hunting public opening day, I want to be completely setup by 4 - 430
_________________________
The press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood ~Thomas Jefferson

Top
#3207532 - 03/29/13 09:17 AM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: LB FANATIC]
Anonymous TnDeer Old Timer
Unregistered



I'll be "high" on the mountain, listening, at 6:45, rain or shine.
Top
#3207561 - 03/29/13 10:11 AM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: Andy S.]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4032
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
 Originally Posted By: de novo
I saw two toms fly down at 632. A group of twenty or so hens hit the ground right in front of my truck at 642.
Good info. Did they fly down into a field (typically lighter earlier) or into big woods (typically lighter later)? There is usually a difference in the two, maybe not much, but some.


The hens flew down in open pasture land on the side of a large hill and worked down hill. The toms flew down into the woods earlier and walked right to the hens' trees 60 yds away and gobbled under them. The toms followed them out into the pasture.

My plan was to pull off the dirt road and glass up the hill where I usually see the big gobblers. I was getting concerned when the hens were going crazy at daylight but no gobblers. Finally one gobbled literally 20 yds from my truck and I was able to see 3 toms nervously sitting in the tree. They flew down and went straight away from me.

Funny thing is opening morning 2012 I was sitting right where the turkeys walked past today. And of course all the birds stayed up the hill last year.
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#3207580 - 03/29/13 10:48 AM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: de novo]
UTGrad
16 Point


Registered: 12/01/07
Posts: 10111
Loc: Franklin, TN

content Online
Between 5:45 and 6:00
Top
#3207621 - 03/29/13 11:47 AM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: REN]
spitndrum
Supreme Hunting Outdoors Pro Staff
Non-Typical


Registered: 03/09/06
Posts: 51392
Loc: Cumberland Plateau

Offline
Im gonna be sitting in my spot at 5am gonna start packing the camera and everything else out about 530 am
good luck
_________________________
<(((< Bowfish or NO FISH!
SUPREME HUNTING OUTDOORS PRO STAFF

Top
#3207629 - 03/29/13 12:07 PM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: spitndrum]
J-WO
4 Point


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 289
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
Hunting public so planning on being setup by 4:30-4:45.
Top
#3207635 - 03/29/13 12:11 PM Re: What time to be in woods sat [Re: J-WO]
93civEJ1
10 Point


Registered: 06/06/11
Posts: 2927
Loc: TN, USA

Offline
how did you guys choose your public land spot? I may have to hit public this year with my second year, but have no idea where to go look.
Top
Page 3 of 3 <123


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, Grizzly Johnson 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106458
RUGER
88236
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
61910
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
kiplrrp, MudIslandMemphis, bcole0305, Browningbelgium7, cw308
13555 Registered Users
Who's Online
127 registered (woodyard, smkm, Tn_Va_Hunter, redblood, DirtyBear0311, mwids, 12 invisible) and 203 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13555 Members
42 Forums
99475 Topics
1170151 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
November
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.042 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.