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Sitting here waiting...

Old 03-18-2017, 02:47 AM
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Default Sitting here waiting...

So as I sit here in my truck at 5:30 AM on opening morning of the central zone opener in Florida I'm thinking to myself, why do I do this? Currently it's 43 degrees and of course I didn't dress warm enough, it seems like there is a hundred people parked next to me in the same spot and I had to drive almost two hours to get here. I'm guessing I do this because this is my one TRUE love and nothing gets my heart pumping like hearing that first gobble in the morning, but why do you all do it?
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Old 03-18-2017, 05:35 AM
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Are you serious about that many ppl at the same spot? How big a place is it? Public ground isn't near as crowded where I am. That is crazy.
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Old 03-19-2017, 05:55 AM
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Yeah, I couldn't handle all that pressure from all the other hunters!!! Sounds like an accident waiting to happen
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:55 AM
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Welcome to Florida public land!!! (not all of it, but much of it)

I had a colorful experience opening day here (FL) saturday as well.

I loved the 43 degree weather, the day prior was 37 at the same joint, that was a bit chilly but if got the birds going bonkers on the roost

I turkey hunt b/c I'm pretty sure I'm clinically addicted at this point
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