Lots of deer, no turkeys

by Mar 26, 2013Uncategorized

Lots of deer, no turkeys

Every time I see or talk to my Dad, we have a check in of local wildlife; have you seen any deer? where where they? how many tracks etc. Dad and I had a roadside chat yesterday as we met on the road and were headed in different directions.

The update: lots of tracks near the Sky Condo and he had done some pruning for this fall – we need one more clear shooting lane off at our 1 o’clock to be able to get some good shots along a well traveled deer trail. I asked about any turkeys he had seen because the season starts in just a few weeks. Nada. None in the woods and none behind the house. These buggers are going to make me work to get one of them in May! I say bring it on!!

Its a whole new hunting season for a new critter to hunt! If I get into turkey hunting, the year will become the following:

turkey season

ticks so avoid the outdoors season

deer season

deer tracking season

Sounds good to me!

2 Comments

  1. You can come out to South Dakota and hunt turkeys with me. We can sit on the porch, drink a hot strong cup of coffee, and when the buggers come to invade my bird feeders, blast them:)

  2. I love turkey hunting… the snakes and the ticks are the hardest things for me to overcome. Ick!

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