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Old 04-16-2009, 04:18 PM
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Anybody killed any turkeys yet? I'm going out this weekend in search of 3rd season toms!
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Old 04-20-2009, 07:18 AM
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I guess no one on here turkey hunts. I am coming up this week to give it a shot.
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:53 PM
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Leaving tommorow for the Shawnee Nat. Forrest, I too am a little suprised at the lack of response to the post.
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Old 04-21-2009, 07:27 AM
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My dad got this in Richland County two weeks ago.

27.5 pounds

11 inch beard

1inch spurs

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Old 04-21-2009, 09:54 AM
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I got a Tom this morning. 9 inch beard, 7/8 inch spurs


My uncle got this tom Saturday 4/18.


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Old 04-21-2009, 10:22 AM
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3rd Season Jo Daviess Co.

Not sure I'll get out friday...have a wedding to attend saturday, so might hunt sunday til whenever?

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Old 04-22-2009, 08:08 AM
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Nice bird mulvany, I hunted turkeys one time, a few years back in Mo. called all morning for nothing,,, got back to camp to see two toms scatchin in the fire pit,,,got one and my buddy shot the other in flight. What a rush.
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Old 04-22-2009, 07:20 PM
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Just shot a 23 lb double beard on monday morning...they are just getting callable!! good luck this weekend...should be rockin!
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Old 04-23-2009, 03:54 AM
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My buddy sent me a pic of a nice bird his wife shot in Schylular co.. It was her first bird.. Walt
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Old 05-01-2009, 06:44 PM
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I killed 1 first season and 1 fifth season. Called one in for my wife first season. All kinds of turkey pics and video on my club site. Didnt get the first 1 on video. Batt on cam went dead about 2 minutes before I shot it.
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