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Old 04-29-2011, 05:56 AM
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Default Flashlight while turkey hunting

I have a green led light that I use for getting to my deer stand in the dark. I know deer can't see it at all I've been within 10 yards of them and flashed it side to side and on and off and they had no clue I was there. My question is can turkeys see it? I used it to walk in monday morning and now I'm rethinking my actions lol.
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Old 04-29-2011, 06:06 AM
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i know they can see a red light.
and a cell phone backlight. lol

i rather walk in the dark, same with deer hunting.
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Old 04-29-2011, 06:29 AM
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If your hunting turkeys like deer and going to a set up up spot in the dark try a raked trail or laying branches / dead wood to guide you there once your eyes get adjusted you can see the trail and or the branches
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Old 04-29-2011, 06:59 AM
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I never have a set spot I'm always winging it that's why I need a light. It's either loud cause I can't see or quiet cause I have a light lol
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Old 04-29-2011, 04:47 PM
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i would think they can see it...not certain though. I have never used a light getting to my spot. Between getting my eyes adjusted to the dark and the crack of light rising in the east is usually good enough for me to get in.
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Old 04-29-2011, 09:34 PM
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they can see it but I am not convinced they care. I have seen guys go in deer hunting and had birds roosted around them. also I have sat down under birds with a light and they did not move. they did not answer either when I called LOL I try not to use a lite deer or turkey just one more thing to loose.
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Old 04-30-2011, 12:43 AM
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Default I'm not sure about turkeys seeing green light and it spooking them.

I prefer 'em not to see any light from me. However...

I have on purpose flashed a regular light flashlight in their direction to shut them up so the gobbling would not attract other hunters.
Then I have around them and have set up in a different direction. Works for a short time (10-20 mins) before they start back up hammering away.
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