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When fall turkey hunting, when are the best times of day to be out in the woods? Also, what techniques are different from Spring turkey season?

Question by Alex Grimaudo. Uploaded on November 01, 2012

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from Bioguy01 wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

In the fall, all day long is good. One of the best fall turkey hunting techniques is to find a flock of hens a poults and bust them up. Send turkeys flying in all directions. Within minutes they will start calling to each other in an attempt to reassemble the flock. Set up at the base of a tree and mimic the calls you hear around you. I know this sounds ridiculous, but it works.

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from Treestand wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

I find early morning works best I start with a Crow call
they will respond from there roost and fly down then start with a cluk...then purr...I go back at mid-day(2Pm)and work your call, Spring Turkey we can only hunt till noon(12Pm).

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from Ncarl wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

Bioguy said it, But I thought I would also add that they are very predictable in the fall and can be patterned like deer in the morning and eavning.

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from Gary Devine wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

My trail cameras has photos of fall turkeys coming in to my bait pile, all day long at different times. Most states will not allow you to hunt turkeys over bait so look for a great area with plenty of turkey sign and hunt it all day.
Good Luck

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from Bioguy01 wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

In the fall, all day long is good. One of the best fall turkey hunting techniques is to find a flock of hens a poults and bust them up. Send turkeys flying in all directions. Within minutes they will start calling to each other in an attempt to reassemble the flock. Set up at the base of a tree and mimic the calls you hear around you. I know this sounds ridiculous, but it works.

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from Treestand wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

I find early morning works best I start with a Crow call
they will respond from there roost and fly down then start with a cluk...then purr...I go back at mid-day(2Pm)and work your call, Spring Turkey we can only hunt till noon(12Pm).

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from Ncarl wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

Bioguy said it, But I thought I would also add that they are very predictable in the fall and can be patterned like deer in the morning and eavning.

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from Gary Devine wrote 1 year 24 weeks ago

My trail cameras has photos of fall turkeys coming in to my bait pile, all day long at different times. Most states will not allow you to hunt turkeys over bait so look for a great area with plenty of turkey sign and hunt it all day.
Good Luck

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