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I live in Sartell and was driving to work today, traffic stopped on Riverside.Looking around I was surprised to see 6 toms displaying for a hen. They had her surrounded she just kept eating and was oblivious to all their advances.I rolled down my window and gobbled as good as I could, They all answered right away.They keep replying as fast as I could gobble at them.I wish I had a video camera, this would have made a great Youtube video.Is it April yet?

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Well, it is a beautiful spring day. smile

Actually, I've seen them strut and gobble at all times of the year, but cabin fever is probably getting to them right now, just as it is for us.

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I've noticed the past decade of winters or so the yoy toms strutting like crazy, saw this this AM, now every morning nearly on the gravel as I'm first car through every day they'll be on the gravel strutting up a storm, however where the mature toms are I'm not sure yet, these are just young guys.

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Just like any guy they are always ready. I've called them in during the fall seasons strutting and gobbling. Also seen this before during the winter times too. It's all about the ladies as it's for most of us.

Can't wait till March 31st I will be in NE with the bow. Get this season going .

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No kidding! Last year it was in 70's opening day. I have a feeling this year is going to be different! Still will be ice fishing I know that!

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I was in Chaska this past Saturday morning about 7:00am and saw a flock of about a dozen turkeys, and the toms were displaying right on the side of the road.

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Hi hoyt4 this is off your subject. I saw a picture of a giant shed you had found a main fraim 4x4. Was that found in MN?

Yes it was

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My find was a few years ago. I watched him the last couple years still. Rubs up the trees in my landowners front yard. Not from north central. Many bigger sheds found since this guy. Sure is fun when I could see him on a regular basis. Top one on the link Matchset posted this one not sure where he got it from. Had a friend hold it so she could make it look bigger.whistle

http://www.hotspotoutdoors.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/2527978/17

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Saw a tom showing off for the ladies this weekend up by Badoura...Saw two different hens that were miles apart crossing the road (MN hwy 87). I think those birds on the extreme northern end of the MN range are having trouble with the deep snow. I know I haven't seen singles like that back home in the MN and Cannon River valley areas.

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Really fluffed out this morning, maybe 75 birds total and roughly 10 of them in mid season form this morning, until the bald eagle did a driveby and scattered them into a wild frenzy.

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