View Full Version : Turkey Poults

Coach Reynolds
12-01-2010, 12:53 PM
Are we going to have a lot of jakes this year and a bunch of crazy 2yr olds next season?

12-01-2010, 12:59 PM
Looking good around here.

J Gilbert
12-01-2010, 01:00 PM
I'm not too sure, I feel like this year could've been a bad hatch as there weren't many poults seen around my place. I'm hoping that it's not as bad as I think though, but with the cold spring and all the rain, I'm afraid that many hens lost their eggs/poults.

12-01-2010, 03:23 PM
Best hatch I've ever seen in my neck of the woods. I have a group of 25 turkeys that I see everytime I hunt my place is Baldwin county. Two of them are hens, the rest are jakes and jennies. 23 poults in one group suviving is awesome. I have another group of one hen and 9 jakes and jennies running around too.

I have heard good things all over all year.

J Gilbert
12-01-2010, 06:38 PM
Some of the reports you guys are giving has given me hope, maybe things are better than I thought

Coach Reynolds
12-02-2010, 09:28 AM

12-02-2010, 10:38 AM
I too have seen more turkeys on our place than ever.

12-02-2010, 11:36 AM
this year i have seen more turkeys than ever. Every time I deer hunt I see turkeys...at least 20 each time....now I just need to learn how to call them or get someone to call them for me and my son(mainly for my son):shoot:

12-02-2010, 01:30 PM
there were 15 more on the left of this picture...sorry about the poor quality cell phone pic


12-03-2010, 08:25 AM
Are we going to have a lot of jakes this year and a bunch of crazy 2yr olds next season?
i hope you have tons of birds this year...most are turkeys are crazy:banana:

12-03-2010, 08:59 AM
Looks average to below average to me. I still expect it to be a pretty good season though, we had quite a few 2yr olds left over last year from the exceptional hatch in 2008. Should be some 3yr olds this coming season.

12-03-2010, 09:51 AM
Saw as many jakes as I had seen the year before last season, plus plenty of 2 yr. olds made it. Only had so many tags. Also have seen a fair amount of poults.

Wishin I was Fishin
12-03-2010, 10:24 AM
Seen more jakes than I know what to do with this deer season. Quite a few mature birds as well. I'm just waiting on March to roll around and it's on.

blood on the ground
12-03-2010, 10:35 AM
We have seen several turkeys on our club this fall with at least 7 being long beards. My son and I even herd some gobbling a few weeks ago….dont know what’s up with that??