May 6th Turkey

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May 6th Turkey

Postby turkeyflopper » May 6th, 2008, 2:37 pm

Well my dad got his first bird of the season here in NY. After I got my bird on thursday, they went quiet over the weekend but it was probably mostly to do with the bad weather. Well we went out today, separately, and we got set up on two toms that were gobbling hard on the roost. As soon as they hit the ground, they didn't make a sound. Both of us ended up moving locations and by eight o'clock my dad had both of them walk by him coming in silently to soft calls which I could here the whole time. We were only about 100 yards appart. After calling my bird away from him thursday, I was nice today and just shut up. Well he ended up shooting the second bird that past. It had a 10.5" beard and 1" spurs! It is actually his first tom too.


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RE: May 6th Turkey

Postby RutnNStrutn » May 6th, 2008, 7:12 pm

Fantastic!!! Congrats to your Dad!!

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RE: May 6th Turkey

Postby STEROIDCHICKEN » May 7th, 2008, 6:15 am

congrats to your dad on his first tom....hopefully more to follow.
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RE: May 6th Turkey

Postby NYSuperSportsman » May 8th, 2008, 6:24 am

Turkey Flopper,
You guys have had a great year!! Congrats!! 2 really nice birds!! I havent had any luck yet! (Except bad luck) lol. But I am taking my last final 2nite and then I am headed home for the summer. Good luck the rest of the season!

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RE: May 6th Turkey

Postby RNC » May 8th, 2008, 6:44 am

Congrats, real good looking bird.

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RE: May 6th Turkey

Postby scotty234_3 » May 8th, 2008, 7:46 am

 Hey, great bird Congrats!!

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