Best way to attract turkeys to your camera???

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  1. colton96

    colton96 Weekend Warrior

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    I was thinking of using corn! but if there's a better way of getting them on camera ill do whatever y'all say works! thanks!
     
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    wolvenkinde Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Yup - Corn, or black oil sunflower seed.....if you don't want all the squirrels, tweety birds, and for that matter the turkeys cleaning it all up in a matter of 2 hours then get one of the blocks...I found they like the cornlix/sweetlix block(this is just the one we have available here - there are many different brands of the same thing) and usually feed stores also have a poultry block. That'll last for a week or 2 if the deer don't decide to hammer it.
     
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    We have been watching the fields the last few morning and there are definitely places they like to hang out where we set cameras. I do also understand not everyone has 10 cameras to set on a field for turkey pictures :D
     
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    Corn will work great and keep them there until it's all gone. The downside is that it also attracts coons and keeps them there for hours as well.

    Blessings.........Pastorjim
     
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    ISiman/OH Die Hard Bowhunter

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    My brother has gotten a lot, I mean A Lot of turkey pics in the spring. He looks for where they strut and has a lot of success. I suppose the rest of the year I would look for near roosting sights or bait if you want to go that route.
     
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    haha well i love to coonhunt too!
     
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    colton96 Weekend Warrior

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    And thanks guys!
     
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    Here's a few from this week :D

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    with them pics you just put covert into the mix on my list for a new cam. an corn is good to keep turkeys around just remember to check state laws on how long bait has to be gone before opening day of turkey season
     
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    scoot12 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Awesome pics Pat, I love pics of gobblers in display, do you get quite a few pics of your property in Wisconsin of turks? Scoot
     
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    scoot12 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Also, turks seem to love my clover and chicory food plot, they are in it a lot. Scoot
     
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    Just thought I'd toss out an idea of how not to.... Taters and Gravy... Carry on...
     
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    Like Isaac said...strut zones. Listen to where they roost, then fly down and gobble from. There really is no better way.

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    Yes our land in WI is loaded with turkeys in the spring

     
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    That is a great video Pat! Good job!
     
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    Well i didnt get a turkey but i did get a fox!
     

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