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Offline Shovelbuck

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Tuesday's Turkey :)
« on: May 01, 2013, 03:59:17 PM »
I really had to talk myself into heading out yesterday as the winds were blowing 25 to 30 mph and I really don't like turkey hunting in that kind of weather. But with snow and rain predicted for the next few days, I figured I'd better go. I sat in my normal spot for an hour or so, and after not being able to hear anything due to the wind, I decided to call it quits. On the way out, I did want to check the other side of the shelterbelt I was hunting for any turkey sign. I was surprised to spot a nice group of birds there and was able to put a sneak on them. :) Shot this guy at 10 yds. Although I could get another tag, Two birds is enough for this season.


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Offline blackbruin

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Re: Tuesday's Turkey :)
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2013, 08:51:18 PM »
Congrats.  Like I tell all the kids at the cabin, you don't need 31/2" shells and fancy scoped guns etc...

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Re: Tuesday's Turkey :)
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2013, 09:21:40 PM »
Congratulations on a fine bird, Shovelbuck.
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Offline PPatch

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Re: Tuesday's Turkey :)
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2013, 10:25:09 PM »
Beautiful bird and good looking gun and outfit too. Congratulations on a fine hunt, sounds like one to remember.

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Re: Tuesday's Turkey :)
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2013, 01:47:49 AM »
Nice bird for sure. Must have made a good sneak to get that close. Congrats to you.

Offline WaterFowl

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Re: Tuesday's Turkey :)
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2013, 03:19:55 AM »
Shovelbuck..Great job on both birds.
Really enjoy see those Western turkeys..
Did you happen to video your hunts this spring?

Offline Shovelbuck

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Re: Tuesday's Turkey :)
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2013, 04:18:10 AM »
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Did you happen to video your hunts this spring?

No I didn't. :( Both happened so fast and unexpected I didn't have a chance.
I don't hunt the hard way, I hunt a simpler way.