Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

Turkey Hunting Forum



Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#2594724 - Thu Feb 23 2012 10:40 PM Tube calls
Callmaker60 Online   content
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Feb 17 2008
Posts: 2652
Loc: camp hill, Pa.
Any one use tube calls on a regular basis? I don't think they have the popularity as pot, box, and mouth calls. Yet I read good things about them by those that use them.
_________________________

Top
#2594735 - Thu Feb 23 2012 10:48 PM Re: Tube calls [Re: Callmaker60]
Killin'time Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Fri Oct 23 2009
Posts: 3232
Loc: SC Pennsylvania
I have one by quaker boy.. lesson learned... don't leave the latex reed on it between season.. dry rotted! lol as far as sound goes, it's as good as the man behind it. I have a buddy that uses one to call geese.. that's right.. geese... and he sounds EXACTLY like a darn goose... I used my a little last year, but was jsut learning, so didn't have great success. but it's like any other call. practice and get comfortable with it, gain confidence in your calling with it and it'll be successful...
_________________________
"I've never seen a wild thing feel sorry for itself..."

Top
#2594907 - Fri Feb 24 2012 07:53 AM Re: Tube calls [Re: Killin'time]
Ole' Raspy Offline

Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Nov 05 2003
Posts: 3921
Loc: York County
Deadly in the right hands....

They can be tough to tune properly.

It takes a bit of practice time to see how they work & to learn to run one properly....There isn't allot of instructions available about tuning or using them, either..

They aren't a favorite call of allot of people, but the ones that use them, are very good w/ them.
_________________________
Billy Bush Pro Staff

Top
#2594915 - Fri Feb 24 2012 08:02 AM Re: Tube calls [Re: Ole' Raspy]
fall gobbler Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Mon Sep 26 2005
Posts: 2270
Loc: Berks Co., Pa
Very true Ole' Raspy. They are a very unique sounding call but are a little tricky to tune and the latex tends to stretch out and go out of tune fairly quick. But, when it's right on, it sounds great. Makes great jake "kelks".
_________________________
It is what it is.

Top
#2594944 - Fri Feb 24 2012 08:31 AM Re: Tube calls [Re: fall gobbler]
Ole' Raspy Offline

Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Nov 05 2003
Posts: 3921
Loc: York County
Originally Posted By: fall gobbler
Very true Ole' Raspy. They are a very unique sounding call but are a little tricky to tune and the latex tends to stretch out and go out of tune fairly quick. But, when it's right on, it sounds great. Makes great jake "kelks".


The jake kee's and gobble combo will make ya want to find a seat in a hurry, too......

Snozz has done that to me more then once w/ his tube call.....
_________________________
Billy Bush Pro Staff

Top
#2594963 - Fri Feb 24 2012 08:54 AM Re: Tube calls [Re: Ole' Raspy]
Borden811 Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Sep 05 2007
Posts: 4277
Loc: Clearfield Co.
Anyone have a link to a good video of tuning or using one? I recently got one, but my learning curve to date looks like a big circle!
_________________________
I think I'm an alright guy, I think I'm alright

Top
#2595039 - Fri Feb 24 2012 10:08 AM Re: Tube calls [Re: Callmaker60]
Callmaker60 Online   content
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Feb 17 2008
Posts: 2652
Loc: camp hill, Pa.
_________________________

Top
#2595231 - Fri Feb 24 2012 12:27 PM Re: Tube calls [Re: Callmaker60]
SnoodStretcher Offline
old hand

Registered: Sun May 30 2010
Posts: 1174
Loc: Central PA
I love 'em! Yes, they are a pain to use because you constantly have to fiddle with the reed but its a sound that gobblers rarely hear.

And you can get downright LOUD on them!
_________________________
I don't hunt turkeys because I want to, I hunt turkeys because I have to.

Top
#2595260 - Fri Feb 24 2012 12:41 PM Re: Tube calls [Re: SnoodStretcher]
BrownTrout Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Oct 02 2005
Posts: 3069
Loc: 2G Potter County
I've never used one, but I've been kicking around the thought of buying one. I'm guessing in the right hands it would be another valuable tool in the turkey mans toolbox.
_________________________
Who is John Galt?

Nothing like a good bird dog and a fine shotgun.

Top
#2595639 - Fri Feb 24 2012 05:53 PM Re: Tube calls [Re: Callmaker60]
Ole' Raspy Offline

Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Nov 05 2003
Posts: 3921
Loc: York County
Originally Posted By: Callmaker60


THANK YOU!!!!!! thumbs
_________________________
Billy Bush Pro Staff

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
Boondock Outdoors
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
286 registered (1flyfish, 1shot2kills, 10der222, 123 5/8 PY, 17 furball, 123britt321, 22 invisible), 730 Guests and 18 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
kt9685, esteadman6, Jrcampbell, etaz, predatorsmasher1
33642 Registered Users
Recent Posts
Any good bucks taken in Cranberry Township??
by Pops423
1 minute 23 seconds ago
MAHA Hunting Lease/Club
by BFMsam
4 minutes 5 seconds ago
I will FIND YOU!!!!
by Fleroo
11 minutes 19 seconds ago
Chest freezer
by foodplottrot
12 minutes 9 seconds ago
West Virginia
by Deer archer
13 minutes 4 seconds ago
Travel corridors or bedding area
by turkeynuts1
13 minutes 32 seconds ago
Friday Morning Hunt
by PA Waterfowler
14 minutes 36 seconds ago
New Topics
MAHA Hunting Lease/Club
by BFMsam
6 minutes 34 seconds ago
Friday Morning Hunt
by PA Waterfowler
17 minutes 5 seconds ago
Does your Woman need Snake boots?
by atr
Today at 01:41 PM
Old Time Game Photos
by nrowles
Today at 01:38 PM
Uncle Ted and wolves
by
Today at 01:37 PM
looking for comments in Sproul SF
by beezer
Today at 01:02 PM
Travel corridors or bedding area
by turkeynuts1
Today at 12:52 PM
Top Posters
great white hunter 35663
RonM 30850
RB-HPA 27983
Bluetick 24017
DennyF 22974
TATERDAVID 22737
SigPro2340 21480
Peppy 20895
DIYASUB 20647
timberdoodle 19402
Forum Stats
33642 Members
97 Forums
113573 Topics
1437751 Posts

Max Online: 1869 @ Mon Nov 03 2014 08:43 PM