i don't know about you all , but when i first got serious about turkey hunting ,i was always thinking about what the other hunters would think if they heard me calling . the mouth call was all i had . one call . now it wasn't like i had just started using the diaphram . i had played with several for a long time . confident ? no way . did it sound good to me ? i thought so .
i was just starting to hunt a completely new hunting area , and turkeys to boot . i was intimidated to say the least . and that first day the thought hit me while i sat by a tree . what am i doing here ? TRYING TO LEARN HOW TO CALL IN A TURKEY AND KILL HIM. since that morning in '98 i made up my mind '' I DON'T CARE WHAT ANYONE THINKS ,,,YOU CAN'T KILL TOM IF YOU DON'T CALL HIM IN '' ,,,,,,,,,,,AND I LET IT RIP !
by golly i could call turkeys ! couldn't killem ,,,couldn't even get a shot at 'em. but i called a bunch of birds that first season . my confidence soared . then i had to figure out the other things i was doing wrong .
STILL WORKIN' ON THAT PART !!!!
ADVICE : JUST USE IT ,,,A LOT ! THE MORE YOU USE IT THE MORE CONFIDENT YOU'LL BECOME . learn from mistakes . took me five seasons to kill a bird on that ground . but it wasn't my calling that kept me from it .
impatience and wrong place setup hurt me everytime .