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how long do you wait for a tom to come in from 150 yards out or so

15 minutes
4 (21.1%)
30 minutes
5 (26.3%)
45 minutes
3 (15.8%)
1 hour
3 (15.8%)
>1 hour
4 (21.1%)

Total Members Voted: 19

Voting closed: March 24, 2010, 07:48:51 PM

Author Topic: waiting time after tom responds to your calling  (Read 1290 times)

Offline kjb-4320

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Re: waiting time after tom responds to your calling
« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2010, 08:05:01 AM »
I am kind of a patient hunter, I will give that tom a good hour to show his beak, It's all based on location,setup,patience, and good camo
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Offline BMCS

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Re: waiting time after tom responds to your calling
« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2010, 10:27:58 PM »
If the Turkey is answering my calls (key point answering my calls) I will wait, even if he is henned up he will come to you when he gets done with them.  I have killed a few birds doing this not the preferred method but patience is key in turkey hunting.  I have also left the area went back to the truck, ate a sandwich, drank a soda, had a 30 minute catnap and came back, sat by the exact same tree and called the bird right up into my lap only to feed him a load of 6 shot.  You couldnt tell me anything that day. 
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