5-11-14 hunting log

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eddie234
 
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5-11-14 hunting log

Postby eddie234 » May 12th, 2014, 9:10 am

Well, I got to go hunting yesterday. I was running a little late it was about 0545 and it was just starting to break light when I hit the woods, the turkeys were gobbling their heads off. I was able to get close to one of them and set up my decoys and made a few soft yelps. I ran back to my tree and waited, around 0630 I decided to call a couple more time and he hammered them and was close. I was set up about 30 yards from an old logging road intersection and had another logging road about 20 yards further up the hill. A few more soft clucks and purrs brought him in to the logging road furthest away.
I think the decoys were my demise, he stayed on that upper logging road just strutting and gobbling till almost 0800. I thought it was just a little out of my comfort zone to take a shot. He put on quit a show, that’s the first turkey I have had displaying like that. Normally they just walk in so it was a good day even if I wasn’t able to get the shot.
I have two weeks left and have a four day weekend coming up and the final two days off so hopefully I will get a second chance at him.
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Re: 5-11-14 hunting log

Postby ylpnfol » May 13th, 2014, 7:21 am

That's what it's all about, sure hope you get another crack at him..... Good luck
David

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