Tail of the Hunt

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Tail of the Hunt

Postby rsmithpa » November 7th, 2012, 7:28 am

I got this PA fall turkey on Nov 6. As you can see by the photo there is no tail on this hen. That is cause after I shot her she took off running and the chase was on. I caught up to her under a down tree and as I reached to grab her she took off again, I got her a hold of her tail and all the feathers came out. A few feet later I got her in a small ravine. So this is the short version of the tail of my hunt. Bob

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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby Steve_In » November 7th, 2012, 8:37 am

Way to keep after her. This is a tail that had a happy ending, at least for you.
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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » November 7th, 2012, 11:17 am

Congrats Bob, Those foot racers aren't the prettiest bird once you finally catch them, but they are good eatin :) .
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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby Duke0002 » November 7th, 2012, 11:21 am

Sure got your exercise in yesterday! Nice grab and congrats on the hunt and bird.

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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby dewey » November 7th, 2012, 11:28 pm

Steve_In wrote:Way to keep after her. This is a tail that had a happy ending, at least for you.


Lol!!! That is pretty funny stuff. Seriously congratulations on keeping after that hen and harvesting her.

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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby rsmithpa » November 8th, 2012, 1:50 pm

If someone filmed this, I think it would have made America's Funniest Home Video's. At the time it was not funny to me but after telling the story, most people thought it was funny. Not the preferred method of turkey hunting but in the end, I was sure that I hit her and wanted to make sure. At least she made it to my vest and not as a coyote dinner.
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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby Dixie Belle » November 10th, 2012, 9:50 pm

Congrats on the bird. Glad I wasn't the one having to run her down, I think I might have wound up the coyote dinner :lol: .
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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby rsmithpa » November 25th, 2012, 11:08 am

Finished product, nuggets in Chipotle Pancko bread crums....these were great right out of the deep fryer!
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Re: Tail of the Hunt

Postby gooseberry » November 25th, 2012, 12:46 pm

That's some tail.


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