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Weather conditions Opinion

Postby pintail17 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:51 pm

Just curious what everyone's opionion is on ideal spring turkey hunting weather conditions. Thought it would be interesting to see what everyone has to say.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby shoot-n-goose » Sat Mar 07, 2009 7:12 pm

I like it when its cloudy and lighly raining off and on. Its not blistering hot and the rain keeps the bugs down.

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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby duxrus » Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:14 pm

Clear and cold.......lows about 30-35 and highes about 55-60......no wind = DEAD TURKEY :thumbsup:

A light rain is o.k. for alittle field hunting....
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby Indaswamp » Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:20 pm

duxrus wrote:Clear and cold.......lows about 30-35 and highes about 55-60......no wind = DEAD TURKEY :thumbsup:

A light rain is o.k. for alittle field hunting....


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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby pintail17 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:11 pm

I agree with the light rain especially the night before. Unfortunately here in Florida we will be facing high seventies and low eighties for highs. Can't stand it. Every now and then we will catch the sixties, but it has been a couple years since I have seen that.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby phutch30 » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:53 am

I like the clear and cold and no wind.

Ill be heading down to FL again in a couple weeks experaince that nice hot and humid weather and get me another osceola. With a bow this time.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby stumpjumper » Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:42 pm

Day after high winds or alot of rain

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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby pintail17 » Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:28 pm

Well boys there is one thing in hunting that we cannot control and that is the weather as we all know. We will all deal with the cards we are dealt. Good Luck, hunt hard and most important be careful.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby dmznimrod » Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:48 am

i prefer a light rain the night before for the reason, it allows me to get into postion quitely and set up at dark thirty. once i am setup i don't really care what the weather does----the hunt is on. :yes:
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby cjg » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:28 am

No wind, I'll take anything else. I got one in a thunder storm a few years back, that's how I located him, he'd gobble at every thunderclap.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby show_me_the_jewels » Mon Mar 23, 2009 6:23 pm

Clear and crispy cold. But my absolute best hunt to date was the time a huge thunderstorm which spawned two tornadoes. (which is rare for my area.) The sky was an eery green and black. the lightning bolts we could see touching the ground. Everytime it thundered the gobbler would hammer. So we snuck down the creek and belly crawled to a low spot in the field when the gobbler crested the top of the rise. my buddy shot just as it thundered. the bird was 24lbs with 1.75 spurs and a 11 in beard When we got back to the truck it started hailing so hard we had to wait it out. His old farm truck took such a beating, but that was the coolest time hunting ever.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby pintail17 » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:22 pm

Turkey hunting in thunderstorms sounds a little crazy. I am from Florida, so I don't think I will try that beings we are from the lightning capital of the world. I love to hunt, but I think I will sit the next storm out.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby A-Bomb » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:05 pm

duxrus wrote:Clear and cold.......lows about 30-35 and highes about 55-60......no wind = DEAD TURKEY :thumbsup:

A light rain is o.k. for alittle field hunting....


Sounds good to me....But ill hunt in whatever im dealt...During the same time period in different years ive swatted mosquitos in 100* temps in April up here and killed em in the snow. We have varying weather here in Michigan, so you go with what they give ya....I know this, they die the same in any condtion. :devil:
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby magogwhacker » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:39 pm

That's right, it think...you can get them in any weather, snow, wind, rain, cold. If you put time in you'll find one in the right mood regardless of weather. A lot of warm weather in Vermont brings out the bugs though...its harder to sit still when you are getting chewed on.
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby A-Bomb » Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:43 pm

I hear that!!! Mosquitos SUCK!!! Thank goodness theyre not too much of an issue for me...Thats why i hunt our first season..We still get frost. :biggrin:
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Re: Weather conditions Opinion

Postby Jazzy222 » Thu May 03, 2012 11:10 pm

Hmmm that quite interesting topic for me. i love to go on hunting.
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