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Old 05-09-2010, 03:54 PM
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I was hunting this weekend at our Va farm and this hog of a turkey came in sat am. Hit box call and he came in from pines running right in on 3 decoys set up at 25yds. I had both my Ross and shotgun but once I seen his beard dragging the ground the 12g was in hand. By far my biggest bird. He was 20lbs on my bass scale but not sure how accurate that is.
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Old 05-09-2010, 04:33 PM
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WOW....Congratulations
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Old 05-09-2010, 05:24 PM
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Man, that's a bruiser Jaybez. You must have put him right down. His feathers aren't beat up at all. Congratulations.

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Old 05-09-2010, 06:31 PM
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I was thinking the same thing Semisane. You must have knocked the snot out of that pig. Also I think you need a different scale. I would guess that thing around 25 pounds plus. What a beautiful bird.
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Old 05-10-2010, 02:52 AM
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Thanks.........Head shot and I was so nervous that he was shot coming in like they do with head forward and on a mission. He will be mounted for sure.
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Old 05-10-2010, 03:15 AM
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Congrats on the nice turkey.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:44 PM
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Congrats!!!! That is a fine-looking bird there.
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Old 05-10-2010, 01:26 PM
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Thats one heck of a beard on that turkey. Congratulations. I hunt turkeys in sw Virginia. By far the least amount of turkeys I have ever seen or heard this year. All the folks in that area swear the super cold weather killed them off. My hunting buddy got a 23lb turkey on opening morning but after that it was all downhill for the whole week of April 12 thru the following Saturday. Maybe I was hunting too early after such a cold winter. Even the hens were scarce. Congrats again
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Old 05-10-2010, 04:56 PM
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Beauty bird really nice beard,up here in NY I had a smallish about 12-15 lb come in to the box and at about 35yds he changed his mind and boogied.
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Old 05-13-2010, 02:40 AM
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congrats beautiful bird
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