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  1. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    I'll be heading to the woods for my first attempt at Turkey this May. I have a slate call and I've been practicing... but that's about it. Here's a list of the basics I think I need: A new choke tube for the 870 (and some patterning time) A small, folding blind Some camo to wear A decoy Snacks...
  2. Firearms For Sale
    Decided to sell my Winchester 1300 12G Turkey Edition. Its like brand new, maybe have one box of shells fired from it thats all. Comes with a sling. Very nice shotgun for someone who turkey hunts, i dont haha. Price is $350 Call 585-261-1723 if you have any further questions or ask here. Thanks...
  3. Off-Topic
    Hey, I'm looking for anyone who either needs or knows someone who needs a turkey this year. If no one steps up I'm also looking for leads on any local orgs who take donations. I've got 2 decent size turkeys that have been in my freezer for a while and I know I won't be using them. Orleans...
  4. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Like the title says. I moved to putnam a few years back and want to try out turkey hunting. I took my hunters Ed course recently and am going to get my license my next day off. I would like to know where to go. I fish west branch reservoir and believe you could hunt on the north side. Has anyone...
  5. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Turkey Season is Upon US; Who's remembering to forget to get their license, & etc? We're into the second week of NYS turkey season. Who's sticking to their guns (ha ha) and not getting their licenses? It's easy to say it in the dead of winter, a whole different thing to go through with it once...
  6. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Ok guys and gals post your pics!
  7. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Anybody know some decent public spots for turkey near Rochester?
  8. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Hopefully going to start turkey hunting this spring. For the obvious basics, I have my hunting license, a turkey gun, and ammo. I'm curious about additional tools of the trade, including: suggested ammo, calls, clothes, gear, decoys, and anything else that can help myself and any others...
  9. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Title says it all. I hunt on a bunch of land (50 acres) in 8N. I live in Rochester, and hunt on my parents land. I've never hunted turkeys and am looking for someone that has experience calling in birds. I would like to meet up for a few days in May. I figure we can each take one bird. Check...
  10. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Got a yellow covered turkey hunting survey for the DEC being compiled by Cornell U. It appears that based on the questions that changes for the fall gobbler season may be coming. Does anyone on here have any intel on this?
  11. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    anyone know customs turkey call makers around capital region thanks guys
  12. Shotguns
    ive been wanting to do this for a while so im finally getting it done! (along with a few other things in life ive been putting off) i dont really have any before pics but it started as a 1990 model 870 magnum 20" smoothbore with BTF wood. i spent 200 on it last year and swapped it to magpul...
  13. Shotguns
    Well ive been procrastinating on buying the 930 jmpro 22" (85119) that has been in stock at my local shop due to buying higher priority firearms, and now that there is the new assault weapons ban provsion to ban semi auto shotguns with over 5 round capacity i figure im going to bite the bullet...
  14. Off-Topic
    ... before gobbling them up. I'm sure PETA would not be happy. Can't believe there are people like this: PETA to Obama: Don't Pardon Turkeys - Yahoo! News Anyways, hope you all enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving tomorrow with your family, friends and loved-ones.
  15. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    It was much easier than I expected. But I'll never be allowed in Wal-Mart's frozen food section again ! ;)
  16. Events
    Otisco's annual turkey shoot will be held on Saturday November 10, 9AM to 3PM. There will be shooting games for pretty much everything, pistol, rifle, shotgun. Most events are offhand, a couple are precision from the bench. Games run the gamut from multiple round action shooting to "full house"...
  17. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Hey guys im looking for some all around good natured people to go turkey hunting with in the dutchess county area, more specifically Hopewell jct, fishkill, beacon & wappingers falls,( poughkeepsie an hyde park area lil far 45 mins away for me). I have a spot in the hopewell jct area (in a...
  18. Off-Topic
    Hey I have a h.s strut undertaker turkey choke never used. Got it because a store gave me the wrong one last year. It fits the mossberg 835 and 935 12 g. Let me know. It's free. Just give me an address or grab it from me here in the city. Hope someone could use it. Pm if anything
  19. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    For those of you who breast out teh turkey because you hate plucking - try skinning to use the whole bird. Here's a how to piece I wrote on skinning a whole turkey so you don't have to donate half the meat to Mr. Coyote: A No Plucking Way to Dress Out a Whole Turkey
  20. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Let's post your pic and details of your hunt! Here's my first bird. 4" beard with 1/4" spurs. I know it's not much, but it's my first bird. Going back Thursday to bag a true longbeard hopfully! Didn't have much time to scout so the farmer was a HUGE HELP! I setup within 100 yards of a...
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