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Author Topic: toms have gone silent  (Read 1162 times)

Offline driesterer

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Re: toms have gone silent
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2009, 06:56:49 AM »
Same here in Vermont. Still looking though!
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Offline CTARCHER

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Re: toms have gone silent
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2009, 10:08:07 PM »
I had one Gobbling up a storm this morning for about 45min. That turkey hung-up about 60 yds and then went mute. I'll give him another chance in the AM. -0078
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Offline goathunter

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Re: toms have gone silent
« Reply #17 on: May 20, 2009, 05:20:40 AM »
The toms here have been quiet for a  week and a half now.   I hope to get out a few times  next weekend. If I can get away from my honey do  list!  --09--0

Offline skinzfan12

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Re: toms have gone silent
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2009, 08:44:38 AM »
i live in virginia and first day of the season we had them gobblin there heads off and for the next two weeks they continued to gobble after we shot are first bird they clammed up and went silent for the rest of the season

Offline tiller

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Re: toms have gone silent
« Reply #19 on: May 21, 2009, 10:42:10 AM »
I think the weather changes have a lot to do with this. There is not much pressure where I'm at in TN and they can gobble all around one morning and nothing for several days. Right when you think that there isn't a gobbler for miles of you they just start gobbling everywhere. You just need to make sure your out there every chance you get because you just don't know how they are going to act from day to day. It's the same with calling or decoys. One day they will come running in the next they stay outside the decoys or even run from them as fast as they can. Different days bring different results. Persistence will be rewarded. Good luck.
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Re: toms have gone silent
« Reply #20 on: May 21, 2009, 09:21:25 PM »
Going to see if their silent tomorrow early am -0078
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