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    Default Turkey Hunting

    Hi All,

    I'll start by saying I am a rookie when it comes to bow hunting. I have only hunted two seasons with a bow, but I was successful in harvesting a three point mule deer my second year at 42 yards. However, I do have the archery bug and drew a local turkey tag this year and want to harvest a turkey with by bow, but I am unsure as to how to attempt this.

    I guess my question is... can I use my Muzzy broadheads or shoud I use the guillotines as I have seen advertised??? I have also heard that a "pass through shot is not has good as leaving the arrow buried within the turkey? So should I back of the poundage of my bow??? Please offer any advise you might have to successfully harvest a turkey with a bow.

    Thank you in advance for any advice.

    Chukarchaser1

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    Default Turkey hunting

    Have a good blind thats easy to set up and take down.

    Muzzy will work well. Just hit those bones and make a good shot.

    Nothing wrong with pass through. I shoot a four blade Slick trick.

    I suggest the bigger the head the better.

    Head shots never were my cup of tea.
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    Default Guillotines not for me

    Don't waste your money on guillotines. They're flimsy, so you can't practice with them. You need a special (longer) arrow. I can't think of any good thing about them.

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