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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2017, 08:21:36 AM »
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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2017, 08:59:41 AM »
Beautiful bird, congrats!!!!!
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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #17 on: April 18, 2017, 10:01:26 AM »
Congratulations.  Those Easterns are special and my favorite to hunt.  Altogether different than hunting the other two subspecies we have.  Nice bird. :tup:   
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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2017, 10:31:08 AM »
Nice! Can I ask what time he flew down from his roost? I've been watching an eastern and it's been like an hour after daylight. Is that normal?
I have seen em stay in the trees for hours. It depends on the a lot of factors. Rain, predators, how hard of a day he had the day before. I have seen em stay on a limb and fan out trying to attract the hen that is only branches away...

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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2017, 10:33:24 AM »
Nice bird. Wasn't that you that I talked to on opening morning???? On your bike, I came out behind a tree with my bow and told you there was an eastern right in front of me.. I heard the tom and let you go after him. It sure looks like you or your look alike and the clearcut looks like the one I was going to.  If not than you must have been near by,, looks like the same bird... :)
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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2017, 12:08:36 PM »
Nice! Can I ask what time he flew down from his roost? I've been watching an eastern and it's been like an hour after daylight. Is that normal?
I have seen em stay in the trees for hours. It depends on the a lot of factors. Rain, predators, how hard of a day he had the day before. I have seen em stay on a limb and fan out trying to attract the hen that is only branches away...

Huh. I didn't know that. Thank you.

For some reason I thought they always came down around sunrise.

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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2017, 05:35:29 PM »
Nice work!  Congratulations  :tup:

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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #22 on: April 18, 2017, 07:31:55 PM »
Nice bird. Wasn't that you that I talked to on opening morning???? On your bike, I came out behind a tree with my bow and told you there was an eastern right in front of me.. I heard the tom and let you go after him. It sure looks like you or your look alike and the clearcut looks like the one I was going to.  If not than you must have been near by,, looks like the same bird... :)

Must have been someone else you saw. I drove in.
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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #23 on: April 18, 2017, 08:50:09 PM »
Nice bird. Wasn't that you that I talked to on opening morning???? On your bike, I came out behind a tree with my bow and told you there was an eastern right in front of me.. I heard the tom and let you go after him. It sure looks like you or your look alike and the clearcut looks like the one I was going to.  If not than you must have been near by,, looks like the same bird... :)
You let another guy go after him. You are a good dude..
I have been trying to  get the eastern for going on 5 years and still haven't seen one. If I heard one I am pretty sure I could not let another guy go after it.
You sir are amazing , hats off
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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2017, 07:21:35 PM »
Damn nice Eastern!

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Re: Big Eastern down!
« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2017, 10:08:07 AM »
Always impressed by your posts. Great job!
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