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Offline Russ McDonald

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #105 on: May 08, 2021, 11:13:01 PM »
My dsughter got her first turkey today.   First any game animal actually.

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #106 on: May 10, 2021, 10:55:33 AM »
Congratulations Russ & Family ... Proud Dad  :tup:
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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #107 on: May 13, 2021, 06:24:20 PM »
I managed to kill my 2 birds this week over in NE WA.  Definitely had a blast!


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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #108 on: May 14, 2021, 10:30:37 AM »
Congratulations Russ & Family ... Proud Dad  :tup:
Thanks and it was.  Wish I would have done it sooner with her but life happens. Happy as all get out to have it happen.  I don't  smile much for a camera but just couldn't help it.

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #109 on: May 14, 2021, 11:01:38 AM »
Congratulations Russ & Family ... Proud Dad  :tup:
Thanks and it was.  Wish I woukd have done it sooner with her but life happens. Happy as all get out to have it happen.  I don't  smile much for a camera but just couldn't help it.

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #110 on: May 14, 2021, 07:01:07 PM »
Well first one done this afternoon.  Air Force reserve Jesse on his first ever bird.  2 more first time turkey hunters tomorrow and Jesse will still be trying to fill that second tag.

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #111 on: May 15, 2021, 09:34:39 AM »
Well first one done this afternoon.  Air Force reserve Jesse on his first ever bird.  2 more first time turkey hunters tomorrow and Jesse will still be trying to fill that second tag.

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Number 2 and tagged out.  8.5" beard, 1"spurs and weighed 19.2lbs.  Jumped him with a small flock of hens and another tom walking back to the with the other 2 hunters and my wife.  Turned him back to us with a couple yelps.  Done deal. 

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #112 on: May 17, 2021, 06:45:38 AM »
Called in a triple bearded tom and the 3.5" mag did the rest

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #113 on: May 17, 2021, 08:40:22 AM »
Great Season!  Wife got her first turkey with two boys in tow.  Mine a week later.  Different spin on "let's see those birds"!

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #114 on: May 17, 2021, 12:47:58 PM »
Great job, not easy to save those fragile bones!!!

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #115 on: May 21, 2021, 01:18:36 PM »



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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #116 on: May 22, 2021, 09:24:05 PM »
First called in turkey. Called in his gal and she brought along a Jake. Open tag left and 3 mature Tom's in there gobbling, going back in the am to try for em and maybe make it a double for the weekend. Needless to say I'm hooked:)

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #117 on: May 23, 2021, 02:31:23 PM »
Got one opening morning and took me over a month to fill that second tag. Saw more folks in the woods than I think I've ever seen. Not super convenient but really good to see more folks getting into it! Note: The two birds in the one photo are a double with my buddy and I from the opener.

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #118 on: May 30, 2021, 10:44:00 AM »
Washington and Idaho were good to me this year!

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Re: 2021 Turkeys!!! Let see those birds.
« Reply #119 on: June 04, 2021, 10:33:57 PM »
My 1st 2021 Rio Tom taken in the Blue Mountains.  And my 2nd 2021 Tom was a Merriams out of Unit 121.  Both birds came in hot.  Had the Merriams at 8 yards in a stare down.  Had to wait for him to turn so I could raise my fun to shoot him at between 10 or 12 yards as he was leaving.  Came straight at my blind instead of the decoys.  Pretty exciting to have one that close.  Got the Rio right after fly down (right over my head) as he came back to my decoys and following a hen.

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