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Tagged out in Maine

Old 05-11-2021, 01:49 AM
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Hi all after being on vacation this past week I did some great turkey hunting up here with few people tagging any birds as of yet. My week started out with missing them. One case I had them coming in and some hens spotted me and off they all went. My first bird was taken on Friday an 18 pound one with a 9 inch beard and both spurs being 1 inch. A nice bird for these parts. My second bird I decided to take a jake and it was shot on Saturday. I am trying to mentor a friend that is trying to learn how to turkey hunt. He missed one yesterday.. But we have been seeing a few and all but one bird came in gobbling. All the other birds have been tight lipped..That makes it hard trying to teach someone trying to learn the ways of a turkey hunter. I had taken the jake out because I have a lot of work going on with scraping and then painting my house. Also finishing up on the outside of my camp. I will use the jake fan in one of my decoys anyway that has one that has been getting used a lot. So the jake will serve well for that as well..

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Old 05-11-2021, 06:41 AM
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Congrats, Always good when plans come to together. Hope your friend is hooked. Hunting for sure has been harder this season than in the past. Especially with them being tight lipped.
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Old 05-12-2021, 09:30 AM
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Tight lipped?
Severe case of Lock Jaw!
I did ok in Mich. Struggling in Wisc but then I'm not putting the time scouting I have past yrs. Just too much of life getting in the way.
Congratulations Phil.
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Old 05-13-2021, 03:28 AM
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Way To Go Phil ! Congrats !
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Old 05-13-2021, 08:08 AM
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Congrats Phil!!
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Old 05-13-2021, 09:43 AM
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Thank you everyone and yes JW lockjaw would serve as a better word for whatís going on..
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