What’s your Favorite Turkey Call?

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  • March 27, 2012 at 6:18 pm #496659 Back to Top REPORT
    pa-b0whunt3r
    PA B0WHUNT3R

    Joined: 8/2/2009
    Location: PA
    What’s your go-to call this spring?
    Mine, Light’s Out Anodized Aluminum in Padauk with Zebra Dymondwood Striker.
    March 27, 2012 at 6:23 pm #534232 Back to Top REPORT
    blood-bath2006
    Blood Bath2006

    Joined: 10/14/2006
    I have a aluminum and carbon pot call that drives them NUTS!!!! :thumbup :D
    March 27, 2012 at 6:31 pm #534233 Back to Top REPORT
    pa_mathews_man
    PA_MATHEWS_MAN

    Joined: 2/22/2005
    When I do go (maybe once every 4 years) I take out the old M.A.D Heavy Metal.. Those birds come to it every time… [=}=]
    March 27, 2012 at 11:59 pm #534234 Back to Top REPORT
    jesusfreak-2
    JESUSFREAK!

    Joined: 9/16/2011
    I like mouth calls a TON! But, my box cutter hasn’t failed me yet.
    I am a hard core backwoodsman and pround of it, JACK!
    March 28, 2012 at 1:16 am #534235 Back to Top REPORT
    rabbit
    Rabbit

    Age: 48
    Joined: 1/23/2007
    Location: Indiana
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    I’ve had great luck with the M.A.D. aluminum calls! :D :D
    March 28, 2012 at 2:54 am #534236 Back to Top REPORT
    156py-2
    156p&y

    Joined: 10/3/2006
    I have lost count of how many birds have fallen to my old slate and purple heart striker.
    March 28, 2012 at 7:08 am #534237 Back to Top REPORT
    ack
    Ack

    Joined: 8/29/2005
    Location: Michigan
    I would have no problem ONLY taking my Jeff Fredrick diaphragm to the woods with me.

    I basically use 3 calls all season…..the Jeff Fredrick, my Nature’s Echo copper pot, and my Lynch Fool Proof box.

    March 28, 2012 at 1:02 pm #534238 Back to Top REPORT

    Jeremiah

    Age: 36
    Joined: 7/2/2004
    Location: PA
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    The one that they’re answering to that day. :)

    M.L. Lynch Fool Proof is never left at home though.

    March 28, 2012 at 5:35 pm #534239 Back to Top REPORT
    montucky
    montucky

    Joined: 3/25/2009
    Diaphrams for me. Usually i have 3, the one i use 90 percent of the time, 2 more just to.change it up when they get finnicky. Always have a box call with me too.
    March 28, 2012 at 6:14 pm #534240 Back to Top REPORT
    buck_hecksel
    buck_hecksel

    Joined: 4/7/2008
    I’ve been using a Rod Benson Black Barker box call for 12 years now, and it has 11 notches in it for 11 successful spring seasons (all with a shotgun).

    Tried the Knight and Hale “Fighting Purr” last fall and it pulled in a flock of hens which ended successfully also.

    Tried diaphrams 2 seperate times, but just couldn’t make ‘em work AND can’t get over the gag reflex. :oops:

    March 28, 2012 at 9:15 pm #534241 Back to Top REPORT
    tominator
    Tominator

    Joined: 9/19/2007
    Woodhaven Copperhead diaphram :thumbup
    March 28, 2012 at 10:57 pm #534242 Back to Top REPORT
    buckeyebowman
    buckeyebowman

    Age: 61
    Joined: 9/9/2004
    I have an old Lohman box call that I just love. Depending on the side you use, it sounds like two totally different hens. One side, young and sweet, the other side, old, raspy boss hen. Put a rubber band on and wiggle it for a passable gobble too.
    It's not how far you shoot, but how close you get.
    April 1, 2012 at 4:28 am #534243 Back to Top REPORT
    wolbear
    wolbear

    Joined: 9/13/2005
    A nice hen peckin around on the ground in front of the blind! :thumbup

    As far as the man made calls, I prefer the box call for distance, but the slate call and glass call to bring em close! :thumbup

    April 1, 2012 at 11:03 pm #534244 Back to Top REPORT
    bonescreek
    bonescreek

    Joined: 11/25/2005
    Quaker Boy Grand Ole Master (original pre 1980).
    April 2, 2012 at 4:39 pm #534245 Back to Top REPORT

    conquestador

    Age: 63
    Joined: 12/10/2009
    Location: Upstate NY
    Tried diaphrams 2 seperate times, but just couldn’t make ‘em work AND can’t get over the gag reflex. :oops:[/quote]

    Not to hijack the thread, but if you really want to master a diaphram call, you can without choking to death. Gaging is somewhat of a reflex action that you can learn to overcome. Start by placing the call on the roof of your mouth and leave in in for a few seconds (or wait until you gag) and remove it. Keep doing it over and over again. You will improve. Don’t worry about calling yet. As you are able to leave it in longer, place it further to the back of your mouth. You’ll still gag, but keep on doing it. And here is my disclaimer – DON’T INHALE and suck it into your airway! After you’ve done this a number of times, put it back in at the roof of your mouth and see if you still gag. This could take minutes or hours or days or weeks, but you can accomplish it. Once you’re comfortable with it in your mouth, you can start on making sounds with it. Some people never experience the gagging like you and me, but I’ve been using one now for almost 40 years and I’m still breathing with it in or out with no sense of discomfort. Good luck!
    I still like putting & clucking with my Quaker Boy DD Adams double slate as well as my Lynch World Champion box call.

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