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Re: Have you ever tried to hunt them?
Peter Von Sholly wrote:
> Well I'd think that domestic turkeys are beside the point anyway.
> turkeys are a totally different animal. For one thing, and I get this
> my brother-in-law who does in fact hunt them every season in upstate
> they are very capable fliers- I mean they can really FLY, not just
> short distances, and are generally not at all what most people think
> when they think of turkeys. What I knew from my own experience is
> they're GOOD to eat! But you have to watch out for the buckshot.
Your bro-in-law is absolutely right and so are you. I *have* hunted
wild turkeys in Texas. They are very smart, extremely wary and can
literally see an eye-blink. We used to hunt them with .22 rifles so as
to avoid the shot. Tasty!
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