No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

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No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby 1Morgan » March 30th, 2013, 6:17 pm

Today I carried a 48 year old that had never killed a turkey before. Heard no gobbles from the roost and decided to push deeper into the swamp to where I knew was a good feeding area. He was huffing and puffing behind me asking how far it was. I just kept dragging him along. when we got close, we heard a distant gobble, we moved into a not so pretty area that gave nothing more than a 40 yard shot and sat down. He gobbled a few more times on his own and another sounded off behind us a bit. I hit the mouth call a few times with no response.

Last year, we did a traveling call in the contest that I won. I've carried it with me all year but used it sparingly. It is a sweet sounding slate from Willowridge Calls that Scott Hembrook made. I broke it out and began sweet talking. That bird fire off double and triple gobbles. He was moving closer and closer, it was happening fast. All of a sudden he jumped into our set up. I had to drop the call to get the gun up, took a shot too fast. The gobbler jumped up and too my left right in front of my friends gun. My friend never hesitated and put it down before I racked another round in. He said, " Man, that's my first turkey." I thought he had taken one before. He got it done today without a Log toss!!
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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby maineute » March 30th, 2013, 6:56 pm

great story! congrats on the bird.

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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby kygobbler » March 30th, 2013, 7:20 pm

Nice job Morgan. Way to get the guy a bird.
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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby Duke0002 » March 30th, 2013, 7:58 pm

Beautiful bird. Congrats to you both.

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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » March 30th, 2013, 11:11 pm

Job well done partner. sent you a PM.

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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby misoiltester » March 31st, 2013, 7:06 am

Congrats on another great hunt, pics., and story to go along with it ;)

Mon., our season starts here, with rain & wind forcast .... :roll:
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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby Cut N Run » March 31st, 2013, 4:08 pm

Congratulations to you & your buddy. I love my Willow Ridge Slate too. It beat out my old slate that has accounted for 18 birds. Good luck the rest of the way.

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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby Gopherlongbeards » March 31st, 2013, 6:35 pm

Nice job and congrats to your buddy :D

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Re: No log toss...Williowridge KO's another

Postby dewey » March 31st, 2013, 10:02 pm

Congratulations Morgan as you are having a hell of a great season. Like you said that call that we used last year for our traveling team call was awesome.

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