March 2008 – Issue 26
For the first time in many years, it looks like we’re having an old fashioned northern Michigan winter, and as a result, many of our winter feeding programs have been in full swing since the first of January, with many of us feeding the birds on our own for almost a month before that.
In the March, 2006 issue of Michigan Turkey Tracks we wrote of the demise of Pigeon River Country State Forest. In the article were listed specific problems that endangered the “Big Wild”, one of the most unique forests on this planet.
The DNR formed a committee to update the Concept of Management plan, from which we were excluded.
A radio comedian recently complained that he couldn’t communicate with his fourteen year old daughter. In fact, he said, “She told me, dad, when you die, I’m going to put you in a box, bury you in the back yard, and every morning go out and poop where your head is.”
Adding movement to your hunt can cinch the knot around that gobbler’s neck. All other things equal, if a gobbler is going to choose between a call and a bird, he’ll go to the bird every time. So, to make sure all things are not equal, try adding a little action to your setup.