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Would this be a shooter?

Old 04-28-2016, 07:21 AM
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My season here opens up this coming Monday and there is not a lot of turkeys around in this area. I have been up around my camp and have been seeing a few birds. Mostly jakes. Then yesterday morning I got to see a tom move in with 3 hens. Now if he survives youth day which is Saturday would you shoot him? I am thinking I would. What do you all think.. He looks like he may have some decent hooks on him as well.


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Old 04-28-2016, 07:31 AM
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Public land? Yeah...heck yeah. I'd say it depends on how many days you have to hunt though.
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:41 AM
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It would for me, I don't eat beards.
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:10 AM
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Public land? Yeah...heck yeah. I'd say it depends on how many days you have to hunt though.
Yes, it is actually private land open to the public.. ( former paper company land)
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:24 AM
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I'd take him.
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:35 AM
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Every Tom is a "shooter". Public land, private land, Cleveland. Deer hunter's use the term shooter.
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Old 04-28-2016, 09:15 AM
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yup........
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Old 04-28-2016, 10:46 AM
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I'd bust him in a heartbeat.
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Old 04-28-2016, 11:17 AM
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^^^^^^Yup! I'd guess him as possibly a 3 year old bird.
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Old 04-28-2016, 06:47 PM
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You know me, I want a big one (long beard in this case), but the young ones eat better !!!

Can I say That ??

Hell YeaaaaaH !!!

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