Spring Turkey dosnt open in Missouri til 17 April, Gobblers only (anything with a beard). I've been hearing them gobble and about 20 minutes ago one was down below by back porch. Not real big, but a red head, so probably was a Jake. Will have to get my land owner tags and see if I can round one up.
Broke out the Turkey Camo today. Lined up some 3" 20ga #5 shot for the Grand Daughter. After it quits raining (maybe wendsday) will have her pattern it. Early youth season is 8-9 April. I have a shooting match Sat the 8th so will take her out Sunday morning. I cleared a spot at the east end of the pond today under a Cedar tree. Have seen and heard them up there last two weeks.
Regular season starts the 17th but the wife and I have made plans to take the RV down to the river 17-20. So I wont make it out till the 21st. Another match the 22nd so another day down the drain.