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#3668566 - 05/12/14 01:53 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: timberjack86]
woodsman87
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 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: DNDHUNTAHOLIC88
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Setterman
Limiting out on jakes is embarrassing even for a kid. I don't care if someone wants to shoot a jake but shooting 4 is absurd and whoever that is ought to be embarrassed
What are we deer hunters? \:D What's the difference if he kills them in 2014 or 2015 on his property? Its still 4 dead turkeys.


Not to put words in his mouth but I think what Setterman is meaning not to hard to kill jakes.
I never saw a jake that I could kill this season. I missed a longbeard and killed a longbeard but never could close the deal on a jake. Is there a trick to them so I can easily harvest one?


In my opinion jakes are sometimes harder to kill because they usually are not gobbling, strutting, breeding, and looking for hens.

If a guy were to go out trying to kill a Jake and pass on longbeards, I think he would have a tough season.

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#3668572 - 05/12/14 02:00 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: timberjack86]
Tennessee Lead
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 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: DNDHUNTAHOLIC88
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Setterman
Limiting out on jakes is embarrassing even for a kid. I don't care if someone wants to shoot a jake but shooting 4 is absurd and whoever that is ought to be embarrassed
What are we deer hunters? \:D What's the difference if he kills them in 2014 or 2015 on his property? Its still 4 dead turkeys.


Not to put words in his mouth but I think what Setterman is meaning not to hard to kill jakes.
I never saw a jake that I could kill this season. I missed a longbeard and killed a longbeard but never could close the deal on a jake. Is there a trick to them so I can easily harvest one?


This is the first season that I have not saw a jake normally I see several of them. Not to hard to call or bushwhack if that's what makes a man happy. Last year almost every day I hunted I called in a group while trying to work a tom.
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#3668579 - 05/12/14 02:11 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: Tennessee Lead]
PalsPal
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\:D Figures the jake limiters would get the most attention.

I'm still more interested in legally taking 7 and 8 gobblers each spring.

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#3668587 - 05/12/14 02:22 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: PalsPal]
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 Originally Posted By: PalsPal
:D Figures the jake limiters would get the most attention.

I'm still more interested in legally taking 7 and 8 gobblers each spring.

I would think it is possible. Maybe a question for SCN.
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#3668597 - 05/12/14 02:50 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: timberjack86]
tickweed
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As many as a person can draw. I took 4 adults statewide, one reelfoot nwr bonus, one LBL bonus. My buddy works at Milan arsenal, he said those are bonus birds, and they can take four. I guess if Id drawn Chickasaw nwr, and lower hatchie, That would have been 2 more.
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#3668907 - 05/12/14 08:54 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: timberjack86]
callemquacktn
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I guess I know the guy who killed the 8. He got his 4 state birds then hunted Arsenal land for 4 bonus birds . Plus he got 2 Merriams this last week.
Tickweed knows him too.


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#3668928 - 05/12/14 09:27 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: callemquacktn]
260rem
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I hate hearing other hunter complaining about other hunter killing legal game fusing among our self is bad.
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#3669109 - 05/13/14 08:23 AM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: 260rem]
PalsPal
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 Originally Posted By: 260rem
I hate hearing other hunter complaining about other hunter killing legal game fusing among our self is bad.


? I'm not fussing lol, I seriously was impressed, and was curious how he had done it. \:D !


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#3669695 - 05/13/14 08:47 PM Re: How many bonus birds can someone take? [Re: Tennessee Lead]
timberjack86
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 Originally Posted By: DNDHUNTAHOLIC88
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: DNDHUNTAHOLIC88
 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
 Originally Posted By: Setterman
Limiting out on jakes is embarrassing even for a kid. I don't care if someone wants to shoot a jake but shooting 4 is absurd and whoever that is ought to be embarrassed
What are we deer hunters? \:D What's the difference if he kills them in 2014 or 2015 on his property? Its still 4 dead turkeys.


Not to put words in his mouth but I think what Setterman is meaning not to hard to kill jakes.
I never saw a jake that I could kill this season. I missed a longbeard and killed a longbeard but never could close the deal on a jake. Is there a trick to them so I can easily harvest one?


This is the first season that I have not saw a jake normally I see several of them. Not to hard to call or bushwhack if that's what makes a man happy. Last year almost every day I hunted I called in a group while trying to work a tom.
Good to hear its not hard for you to kill a jake. Most of the time I never see one.
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