Anyone hunt turkeys in snow, like REAL snow?

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  1. seiowa

    seiowa Elite Refuge Member

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    Well dam it all if it didn’t just snow 7” last night and it had snowed the two mornings before. Good grief. 7 to 8-12 depending just exactly where you were in the belt. Unbelievable.
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    absolute nut buster. I already bought my tag for this season too.

    anyone ever hunted turkeys in legit deep snow?? I guess I’ve always lucked out and not had a tag then when we’ve got April or May blizzards. Is it a waste of time?
     
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    coachcornbread Elite Refuge Member

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    A buddy of mine with Knight Rifles posted this yesterday on the book of face.
     
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  3. 2eagles

    2eagles Elite Refuge Member

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    You are getting clobbered down there, I know. I live near Waterloo and it’s a pretty nice day. We had a dusting of snow last night. Both of my sons are hunting today. There was some gobbling early. I’ve never done well in the snow.
     
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  4. Banded1

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    I don’t hate it. upload_2020-4-17_12-52-14.jpeg upload_2020-4-17_12-52-51.jpeg
     
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  5. seiowa

    seiowa Elite Refuge Member

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    I had a chance to go to yellow river in Allamakee or stay here and like a dummy guess what I chose...
     
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    cootmeurer Elite Refuge Member

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    It was on base so we couldn’t hunt them, but several springs when I was up at Volk Fld/Camp McCoy WI (Eau Claire area) we would see the birds strutting and breeding in serious deep snow (12”+) . They just moved to either windblown open areas, crusted snow areas, or plowed streets. In the housing/barracks area it was mostly plowed streets.
     
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  7. spaightlabs

    spaightlabs Elite Refuge Member

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    We had 8 inches yesterday, I'll be out tomorrow.
     
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  8. TheDuckSlayer

    TheDuckSlayer Elite Refuge Member

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    What is this snow you speak of? I will admit that the past few days have been pretty nice- around 75-80* with low-ish humidity. We’ll take it on the Gulf Coast. I’m expecting it to heat up next week and stay that way until November.
     
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  9. seiowa

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    I usually don't mind snow but this has gotten really annoying. Just enough to be a PITA. In a normal year it is 50-60s by now but damned if evry morning for like the last 3 I have had to brush the walks and vehicles. Only for it to melt by 3pm. And of course now it snows 8+" during turkey season when I sold my snowmobile years ago due to never having any good snowfalls anymore.
     
  10. J.Bennett

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    I did when I was in Iowa...
     

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