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Author Topic: Beginner Locator Calls  (Read 1493 times)

Offline Colt6920

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Beginner Locator Calls
« on: May 04, 2013, 10:25:06 AM »
I am relatively new to turkey hunting and am hoping to get input regarding locator calls.

The few times I have gone turkey hunting, it has been with a more experienced hunter. He would do all the scouting and calling. He also knew the area like the back of his hand.

I am going to be hunting by myself the next few trips and want to make sure I have every advantage I can get.

I feel an owl call and a crow call would be helpful trying to locate birds on unfamiliar land.

Would I be making a mistake purchasing the following calls?

Owl = Hook's Harrison Synthetic Hoot'n Stick

Crow = Crow Slayer 'Hunter' Crow Call


Or would something different like a peacock or hawk call be better suited for me?

I live in Ohio if that helps with anyone's recommendations.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Beginner Locator Calls
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 06:09:37 PM »
I believe the owl and crow calls are just what you need. They should be practiced right along with your turkey calls.
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Re: Beginner Locator Calls
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2013, 03:16:15 PM »
i believe you got it right two good choices (couple good crow call makers on here also)
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Re: Beginner Locator Calls
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2013, 08:50:51 PM »
Whenever u get out of ur vehicle slam the door it will sometimes make turkeys gobble. Haha no don't do this but it will make them shock gobble. I personally use a owl call all day and so don't abunch of other people I know.

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Re: Beginner Locator Calls
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2013, 11:05:08 AM »
Owl and crow will get it done.  I also have a pileated woodpecker that will sometimes get them to gobble
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