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Old 04-26-2008, 07:08 PM
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Very windy and cold morning. Heard lots of gobbling but only had 2 hens enter the food plot all morning. Around 10:30 this longbeard entered the field followed by a second.

They paid no attention to the decoys for the longest time. I purred a few times and this gobbler started strutting. It took them FOREVER to make their way to the decoys and I shot him at 12 yards.

I thought the shot was good but discovered it was too far forward and a little high when I cleaned him. He ran about 300 yards and it was pure determination that found this turkey. He was piled up in a thicket.

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Old 04-26-2008, 08:56 PM
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I was just gonna call you to seee if you found it. Great job buddy! Did you get good footage? We had a tough first day. Holly and I heard lots of gobblers but they didnt come in the field they normally do. We only saw 2 hens. Oh well Holly and I took off the whole week to hunt at home. So if we dont get abird this week I will be miserable come next weekend.

Oh yeah what were the measurements of the turkey?
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Old 04-26-2008, 09:15 PM
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nice job Scott!
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Old 04-27-2008, 07:06 AM
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Way to go Scott!!!! I need to take notes!
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Old 04-27-2008, 07:59 PM
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Babe??? what's up with that?
Congratulations Scott super bird and great photo, love the old wheel in the photo...that is getting creative
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Old 04-27-2008, 08:06 PM
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I started another post the day before "calling my shot"....just like Babe Ruth did.
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:24 PM
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That sure was a fun hunt!!!!
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Old 04-28-2008, 07:48 AM
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Nice One!! He covered some ground didn't he? Glad you were able to recover him though.
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:10 AM
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Way to go Scott!!
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:31 AM
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great bird!
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