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Team 3 is on the board.

Old 03-18-2010, 08:11 AM
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Default Team 3 is on the board.

Got a bird this morning!!! Woo Hoo the dry spell is over.
I got set up before daylight in a familiar spot. The birds haven't been gobbling. I heard a gobble a little after daylight, but he didn't want to play and sounded a long ways off. I sat for about an hour or so and didn't hear anything else so I decided to do some walking. I got to a hill top that has big pines surrounded by harwood draws. I took out my trusty custom box and gave a few yelps......nothing. So I started towards the hardwoods and boom!!! There was a gobble. I got a mouthcall in and found a place to sit. I gave a few yelps and he cut me off. I knew I'd found a playmate and about 25 minutes later he was about 40 yds in full strut. He gave another booming gobble and I did my best feeding hen scratch in the leaves and he hammered again, went to half strut and started making his way to me. I let him get to 20 steps and ended the game......except for the piggy back ride. If I can figure out this box......here are some pics.

8 inch beard
15/16" right spur
15/16" left spur
19 lbs
53.75" score

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Old 03-18-2010, 08:21 AM
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Congrats GB !! Way to go. Nice bird, were on our way to No. 1. No wait, we are no. 1, were just fortifieng our lead.
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Old 03-18-2010, 08:25 AM
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Second success story of the day! You guys got me squirming at my desk. 3 more weeks until I get to play.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:29 AM
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