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Offline gobbler509

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Got one
« on: April 28, 2018, 12:15:13 PM »
This was my second turkey ever and the first time I called one in with a mouth call. It was an amazing experience. I set up about 70 yards from the roost and started calling. Naturally the birds went the opposite direction than I had witnessed while scouting. It was pretty open terrain, I couldn't move without getting busted. They flew about 300 yards to the bottom of a canyon and across a river. I thought it was over. It was about 10 hens and two toms. The toms weren't responding to the call but the hens were yelping like crazy. I started making a bunch of cuts and to my surprise the hens started running at me and flew back to my side of the river! Within 5 minutes they closed the 300 yard gap and the big tom started fighting my jake decoy at 20 yards. After four shots and a 100 yard chase, my first tag was filled  :chuckle: I'm pretty sure my decoy took more BBs than the Tom on the first shot... I have  switched to a tighter choke now.

This is my first post so I don't know if I attached the photo correctly.

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Re: Got one
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2018, 12:29:17 PM »
Awesome story and great hunt.  The odds were against you when they flew across the river.

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Re: Got one
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2018, 12:47:36 PM »
Nice work. Great first post

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Re: Got one
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2018, 01:51:51 PM »
Sounds like a great hunt! 4 shots yikes🤔

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Re: Got one
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2018, 03:02:44 PM »
Awesome bird! One of the best first posts in awhile.

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Re: Got one
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2018, 03:35:55 PM »
Good work  :tup:
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

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Re: Got one
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2018, 09:09:58 PM »
Congratulations on your second bird and first with a mouth call.
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Re: Got one
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2018, 10:28:50 PM »
Great first post.

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