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Author Topic: Such thing as a bad call or maker?  (Read 1963 times)

Offline West Augusta

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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2021, 03:46:52 PM »
Yes there are bad calls and callmakers.  That being said, the hardest thing for a call maker is to match the turkey sound in your head.  That's what you want the call to sound like.   And a call that you hate, another hunter may think is the best sounding call he's ever heard. 
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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #31 on: April 07, 2021, 08:33:21 PM »
Yes there are bad calls and callmakers.  That being said, the hardest thing for a call maker is to match the turkey sound in your head.  That's what you want the call to sound like.   And a call that you hate, another hunter may think is the best sounding call he's ever heard.

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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #32 on: April 07, 2021, 10:08:09 PM »
Yes there are bad calls and callmakers.  That being said, the hardest thing for a call maker is to match the turkey sound in your head.  That's what you want the call to sound like.   And a call that you hate, another hunter may think is the best sounding call he's ever heard.

Yep, that is why there are so many transactions in the classifies. One mans squawk box, is another mans perfect hen.
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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #33 on: April 07, 2021, 10:19:50 PM »
Funny part is every year I use my worst sounding box or pots.. mainly a old short "custom" box because it's loud off my back porch.. I do this every year a few days before season.
Actually, been doing it the last couple evenings. My season opens Saturday but this routine has become an annual event for me.
This box sounds horrible, inconsistent, high pitch, like throw it away type call... But every year I get a pile of gobblers surrounding my place before season. I went out on the porch at first light this morning and just smiled.

Hate to break it to you, turkey aren't that smart.
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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #34 on: April 07, 2021, 11:52:06 PM »
If I made them there would be!
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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #35 on: April 08, 2021, 11:47:28 AM »
If I made them there would be!

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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #36 on: April 17, 2021, 09:16:31 AM »
The main problem with came call business and hunters is they habitually 99.9% of the time never try to listen to recordings of actual wild turkeys ..but instead try to mimic other guys running a call ...think about this , never does a gobbler hear a hen and say to himself "naw" natural hen calling is very convincing,  some guy squaking unrealistically in the woods doesn't


Is there,  has thier been , and will there be substandard quality game calls made ...you betcha! This also applies to waterfowl calls ..but thats another painful subject for another time ...with that said a a expert caller can make a horrible call sound very realistic...and a terrible caller on a fantastic call can sound horrible.

It is no accident there is a "youtube" video section here on oldgobbler to demonstrate game calls ....

My motto is my turkey calls do all my talking hence the video section , it helps people sell calls , it also helps people who purchased calls sound as good as the maker

This may ruffle some feathers ...so be it , if you ever want to meet the largest collection of tone deaf individuals,  go to a turkey convention and listen to not only the people running the calls (customers) but even some of the ones manufacturing ....

Lots of opinions on calling , but I will say that find the call that is most realistic in your hands and work with that



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Re: Such thing as a bad call or maker?
« Reply #37 on: April 17, 2021, 05:58:29 PM »
The main problem with came call business and hunters is they habitually 99.9% of the time never try to listen to recordings of actual wild turkeys ..but instead try to mimic other guys running a call ...think about this , never does a gobbler hear a hen and say to himself "naw" natural hen calling is very convincing,  some guy squaking unrealistically in the woods doesn't


Is there,  has thier been , and will there be substandard quality game calls made ...you betcha! This also applies to waterfowl calls ..but thats another painful subject for another time ...with that said a a expert caller can make a horrible call sound very realistic...and a terrible caller on a fantastic call can sound horrible.

It is no accident there is a "youtube" video section here on oldgobbler to demonstrate game calls ....

My motto is my turkey calls do all my talking hence the video section , it helps people sell calls , it also helps people who purchased calls sound as good as the maker

This may ruffle some feathers ...so be it , if you ever want to meet the largest collection of tone deaf individuals,  go to a turkey convention and listen to not only the people running the calls (customers) but even some of the ones manufacturing ....

Lots of opinions on calling , but I will say that find the call that is most realistic in your hands and work with that
I spend a lot of time listening to Lovett Williams CD's as well as the Spitt'n Feathers CD's and they help me a lot, especially when it comes to cadence.
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