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Old 05-29-2019, 08:46 AM
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It has been a very hard year of turkey hunting up this way. I have not heard a gobble after the first week of hunting. I ended up having a rock flatten a tire on me Memorial Day. It wasnít to bad of a hole so yesterday I took it to get patched up. I just leave camp and see a decent Tom going. Never saw him again. Later that afternoon I set up two hen decoys and seven jakes and eight hens show up. I decided to try and get a jake seeing itís getting late. Yessah I shoot and missed it. I figured I had blown it and wonít be getting another chance. Then just before dark I see three jakes fly across a stream and land up in some pine trees. I figured that I have now found the roosting area. This morning I set up two hen decoys and called for a little while. I waited and up over the edge of some ledges comes a tom and two jakes followed by five hens. When they came in on the decoys I fired on the tom. Yessah it was a decent tom with a nine and a half inch beard, both spurs were 7/8 inches and warn quite bad. Now get this it was skinny and only weighed 17 pounds. It also had part of a toe missing go figure.. But still was a nice bird nonetheless.. But then again I am proud of every bird I get..
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Old 05-29-2019, 01:50 PM
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Good bird Phil. Ended up being a pretty decent season for you!

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Old 05-29-2019, 02:22 PM
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Yes it did Jake but very hard hunting this year.. Thank you..
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Old 05-29-2019, 03:31 PM
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Congrats Phil.......
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Old 05-29-2019, 03:50 PM
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Thank you Arrowmaster..
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Congrats Phil, way to stay after it.
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Old 05-30-2019, 07:20 AM
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Thank you Bornagain.. I was about ready to throw in the towel thinking I would only have a jake this season. Then just like the drop of a pen it all changed..
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Way to go.
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Old 05-30-2019, 10:09 AM
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Thank you GOOD OLE BOY
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:38 PM
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Congrats on filling your second tag and tagging out !
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