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Offline redi

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2018, 07:59:41 AM »
Great story and bird. Congrats

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2018, 08:48:46 AM »
Good job Dad!
He'll remember this bird the rest of his life.

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2018, 09:20:17 AM »
Awesome story! Congratulations to you and your son! Incredible tom.

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2018, 09:24:36 AM »
Well done man, Congrats  :tup:
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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2018, 09:27:03 AM »
Big old bird right there!  Great job on a great hunt :tup:
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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2018, 10:53:31 PM »
That's what it's all about right there!
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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2018, 03:48:55 AM »
   Congratulations to the young man on a fantastic Tom.  :tup:
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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2018, 05:17:16 AM »
 :tup: :tup:

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2018, 09:47:36 AM »
Congrats to the young man, and what a tom!  Rare to see those fully developed spurs on birds less than 4 years old.
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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #24 on: May 03, 2018, 09:20:46 PM »
Congrats to the young man, and what a tom!  Rare to see those fully developed spurs on birds less than 4 years old.
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So, I'm not a turkey expert.  How do you know the age of the bird?
Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.  That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #25 on: May 03, 2018, 10:20:54 PM »
Congrats to the young man, and what a tom!  Rare to see those fully developed spurs on birds less than 4 years old.
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So, I'm not a turkey expert.  How do you know the age of the bird?
that bird is a four year.  Awesome tom, congrats!  I've shot about 18 or so toms down there.  General rule of thumb is 1/2 is a two year 3/4+to 1 is a three year old.  A bird with 1 1/4" is for sure a four year old.

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Re: Little Pathfinder's First Gobbler
« Reply #26 on: May 06, 2018, 09:09:29 PM »
Congrats to the young man, and what a tom!  Rare to see those fully developed spurs on birds less than 4 years old.
[/quote

So, I'm not a turkey expert.  How do you know the age of the bird?
that bird is a four year.  Awesome tom, congrats!  I've shot about 18 or so toms down there.  General rule of thumb is 1/2 is a two year 3/4+to 1 is a three year old.  A bird with 1 1/4" is for sure a four year old.

Cool.  Interesting information. Thanks :tup:
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