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Old 04-22-2010, 03:46 PM
Carlito Carlito is offline
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Default My first turkey!

Well, I mentioned that last weekend I did some turkey hunting on my Dad's new farm up in Eastern Kentucky (Hillsboro area)... Saw about a bizillion birds and nailed this nice tom my first morning out. What a thrill! I'm hooked for life! My buddy Benny did the calling, and that man can talk to those birds. He's a turkey ninja! After I shot my bird, he called 4 other toms straight back to us 3 times in a row in about an hour before he ended up getting one himself! We laid down two birds from the same spot before 8:00!

p.s. that 12 gauge that I'm using belongs to my Dad and was given to him when he was just a boy... really a great experience all around.
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:54 PM
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That's a pretty bird. Congratulations. It sure is a thing to see when they come in strutting. You can just about see your heart beating through the camo it's beating so hard.
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Old 04-22-2010, 05:57 PM
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Grats bro...save those feathers!
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Old 04-22-2010, 09:32 PM
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Nice job Carlito. My back yard is full of them. Had one big guy a couple feet fro the front door last week. I'm thinking about adding another hobby to my list.

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Old 04-23-2010, 01:07 PM
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Nicely done Carl. Congrats on the great looking bird

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