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Old 04-04-2010, 05:03 AM   #1
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Went Turkey hunting yesterday and had the best day ever. I called in a Big Tom and had him in the bag by 9:30 am. It was spectacular, heard the gobbler answer the call at about 300yds away. I was in a bad spot to get a view of him due to a big oak so I low crawled to get a better view and still no sight. I crawled back to my tree and there he was about 75yds out. Called him up to 25yds and it was all over. 21lbs and 9.5in beard.

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Old 04-04-2010, 05:09 AM   #2
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Nice bird. One heck of a shot at 25 yards, what shot were you shooting?

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Congrats! Sure is a pretty bird too.

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Most excellent. I can't wait for the season to start here.

Pics, man, pics!

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awesome! nice pic. congrats.
I have to wait till the 28th of april.

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Got him with my new Remington 887. I was using Remington Turkey loads 3" #6 shot with a Kicks Gobblin Thunder choke.

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Congratulations! That's a dandy Tom and I bet he'll eat well. I'm leaving on the 20th. This will be my 18 year of hunting thunder chickens and I hope to see one as nice as the one you bagged.

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Just had one breast for Easter dinner. Marinated, wrapped in bacon and grilled. He was very good! Good luck on your trip. I'm going back out and have a hunt that I won scheduled on a private lake still to go. More to come I hope.

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now that you killed him, what you gonna do? aint much worth eating and a major pain to get that breast meat, tell me how you love those big drum sticks.

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Hey TX patriot. Took the breasts and had one for Easter dinner. Other in the freezer. Curious why you ask.

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