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Smokepole Smackdown!

Old 04-01-2007, 12:44 PM
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This morning was the first time I called in and killed a bird myself. I have killed a few other birds and called in a few but never did them both by myself. This is also my first public land turkey. I am a pretty happy guy right now!. Had birds gobbling all morning from roost until I killed this one. I wasted some time calling to some birds on the other side of a raging creek. They were on private land and they were henned up. I heard birds back behind me so I headed that way. I would strike my box call a couple of times listen for them and them move to close the gap. I didn't want them intercepted by someone else out there. When I got as close as I felt was safe,(75 yds), I set a single hen deke out and got set on a big oak about 15 yds away. It didn't take long, after 5 minutes and a couple more cutts on the box this one and another came in from my left at 15 yds. I gave him my left barrel and sealed the deal. I turned towards the other hoping for a shot with the right barrel but he was long gone in the thick oaks and underbrush. What a great morning! The birds were dead quiet yesterday so I'm glad they got vocal today.
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Old 04-01-2007, 12:48 PM
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Way to go Tex! Congrat's
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Old 04-01-2007, 12:49 PM
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Here's one with me.

I know, the first pic looks a whole lot better![8D]
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Old 04-01-2007, 03:10 PM
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woohoooo, congrats !!!
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Old 04-01-2007, 03:33 PM
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Awesome story TX! That muzzelloader is lookin might fine too! love the camo barrel. GO TEAM 3!
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Old 04-01-2007, 04:32 PM
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Congrats on a fine bird...
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:42 PM
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nice job with the smoke pole!! congrats
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:43 PM
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Nice TX. Sweet looking gun you got there.
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:42 PM
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Good deal and congrats!
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