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Winter Herd

Postby KillerKowalski » Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:36 pm

I only got half them. There is equal amount to the right of the picture. About 70-80 total. There was about 30 turkeys in the middle of them too. Wish I would had my DSLR. Gorgeous sight!Image
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby luie b » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:33 pm

Didn't you hear? Illinois has no deer anymore according to the DNR... kidding aside I ran into a flock of about 90 turkeys(toms) last weekend on our land. Our property usually holds a big group of turkeys like that during the winter though but that was the biggest group of toms I've ever ran into.

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Re: Winter Herd

Postby gearhead80 » Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:49 am

Photo shop!!! Deer hunters are the ones bitching theres no deer in this state anymore.. :biggrin:
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby KillerKowalski » Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:59 am

Being fair there isn't any ducks or geese either.

Luie, I did think about you this season. Driving home on I55 there was about 5K Canadas in a snowy field with a eight point buck standing in the middle of the mass.
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby gearhead80 » Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:02 am

Everyone should just quit hunting then..
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:33 pm

KillerKowalski wrote:Being fair there isn't any ducks or geese either.

Luie, I did think about you this season. Driving home on I55 there was about 5K Canadas in a snowy field with a eight point buck standing in the middle of the mass.



There's nothing quite like a nice decoy...
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby nanook72 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:01 am

Nice KK, where was that?

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Re: Winter Herd

Postby KillerKowalski » Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:43 am

Of course you would get hard over that picture. Off I80.
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby luie b » Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:07 pm

That probably was a decoy with a midget armed with a gamo inside of it waiting for the geese to get closer...

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Re: Winter Herd

Postby Boocephus » Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:05 pm

Theres been a herd of 50-75 deer about a mile from house. They been hanging out in the forest preserve since deer season probly. Wont be long and the idnr's so called sharpshooters will be whackin em. :no: Nice pic KK!
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby KillerKowalski » Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:46 pm

Those "sharpshooter" are hand picked crownies. KCFPD started last month with deer "sampling".
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Re: Winter Herd

Postby sarge74745 » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:11 am

I do most of my deer hunting in Missouri and there was definitely a decrease in numbers this year. In the 2012 season, where I hunt, all the guys that came left with a deer. In the 2013 season 3 out of 11 of us got a deer. Blue tongue hit there pretty hard. We found several monstrous dead bucks around a couple of our properties. But it's always nice to see large groups like this.
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