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Wake up turkey hunters!!
Posted: 21 April 2014 07:28 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Yesterday was the first good day I’ve seen this season. Lots of gobbling until 8:30. Birds were active. Had two Jakes in bow range but held off hoping for a bigger bird.  Launched an arrow at a coyote but missed.  Fun morning.

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Posted: 22 April 2014 08:03 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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When hunting with my Dad Saturday and Sunday, we couldn’t quite close the deal on any birds, but his luck changed today (while I was at work)!!  I heard of quite a few birds that were taken today. He was pumped!

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Posted: 23 April 2014 10:34 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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When you gobble then the bobcats come and eat you, and they say turkeys are stupid.  LOL Bobcats love the taste of turkey, and every day is thanksgiving if your a bobcat. Thank you turkey hunter for supporting the bobcat populations here in Illinois, please continue to do nothing concerning predator control, so bobcats may continue to thrive upon your birds. Thank you .......Sincerely
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Posted: 27 April 2014 11:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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With the wind blowing like crazy, I thought about turning off the alarm and staying in bed this morning, but I am darn glad I didn’t.  I took this nice gobbler at about 6:30am.  I didn’t hear a single gobble (first time this year) today, although not sure I would have anyways with the wind.  I struggled more than ever this year to get the gobblers fired up and to commit to my set up.  Yesterday I had about a 5 second opportunity to take a nice gobbler at 40 yds, but I didn’t take the shot.  The patience paid off with a chip shot of a 15 yd shot right in the decoys.  This bird was consistent with others I have heard taken with a fairly low weight.  10.5 inch beard, 1 3/8 inch spurs, but only 21.5 lbs.

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Posted: 05 May 2014 05:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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Went out this morning and killed a big old ugly Tom. Saw six birds total and didn’t hear a sound from any of them.

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