Great post kygobbler.
My first successful harvest of a turkey came on Easter Sunday of 2003. I wasn't going to hunt, originally, but I decided I'd go out for just a couple of hours and get back in time for church. I went with a buddy of mine who did all of the calling for me and we heard a couple of birds off in the distance but we never could tempt one to coming in. After sitting there looking off to my left I heard my buddy tell me there was a bird out in the decoys. I turned around to see a jake in full strut, prancing around like he was the baddest bird on the whole entire farm. I put the bead from my 20ga. Mossberg 500 pump on the base of his neck and flattened him at 20 yards. I've never been so happy to sling 15 pounds over my back in all my life! He had a 5" beard and I have that hanging on my wall along with his fan. It was a very special hunt and a very special Easter Sunday for me...definitely one I'll never forget!