Thanks for the tips, I'm pretty excited to get out there for the first time. Here are some pictures of the different doves that I found online and put side by side, does the ringed turtle-dove really look this identical to the Euro? I want to make sure I have accurate pictures before I commit them to memory.
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This is what I meant by not posting lands in the IV....Again, the UNWRITTEN rule is, if it's not a row crop (or posted) you're good to go on hunting it.Just got back from IV for my first scouting trip, land was everywhere but I was surprised that I didn't see any signs that prohibited hunting or trespassing. The valley is also pretty big, so I'll need to make more trips and probably reserve a room next time. I saw lots of birds but I was clueless on how to identify them. I pretty much just drove around the area and made some waypoints on my GPS of land that looked promising.
I also discovered the date shakes in Westmorland, delicious!
This is common in IV. I like to find small chunks of land in between fields in tree lines. I have a lot more success not getting hassled in these situations. Problem is a lot of jerks go down and ruin it for the rest of us. Pick up your shells, respect the farmers, keep your dogs out of row crops, and well just don’t be jerk.I have been in a field hunting dove and people drove up and posted the field. Kicked us out. Then they had a group of hunters come in and hunt that same field.
Been hearing rumors the last couple years of hunters posting open fields to claim them for opener. Hope it's not true...I have been in a field hunting dove and people drove up and posted the field. Kicked us out. Then they had a group of hunters come in and hunt that same field.