N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

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N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby Cut N Run » April 13th, 2013, 5:22 pm

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Got the gorilla off my back this morning. There wasn't much gobbling from the roost this morning. I heard 2 shots on different sides of the property and got worried about being two turkeys down before I even saw any. At 7:35 I cutt and yelped on the long box and about 10 minutes later I heard spitting & drumming. A hen crossed in front of me with a gobbler in tow about 15 yards away. I described what I saw over the radio to my buddy, who asked what I was waiting on. I busted the gobbler at 23 yards.

19.5 pounds
9.75 inch beard
1.125 inch spurs
NWTF score= 61.5

Jim
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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby ylpnfol » April 14th, 2013, 7:20 am

was it the magic wing ??? ;), congratulations my friend, i was there a couple years ago [ the monkey on the back thing ], i know it feels good to shake him off....good luck on your next hunt
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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby Chief Many Longbeards » April 14th, 2013, 8:47 am

big congrats on a nice tom!

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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » April 14th, 2013, 1:21 pm

Big Congrats Jim, looks like your new huntin areas are paying off well. :D
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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby kygobbler » April 15th, 2013, 3:36 am

Nice job, Jim. Im glad to see that you got yourself a bird.
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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby RockyMtnGobblers » April 19th, 2013, 2:44 pm

Congrats!!! Great job!
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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby misoiltester » April 21st, 2013, 11:18 am

Congrats and a BIG ATTA BOY!!!! ;)
Been gone a week and just got back from my Peacock hunt last night :lol:
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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby dewey » April 21st, 2013, 3:41 pm

Congratulations on getting back in the groove Jim. I am glad to hear that you are having success especially after last year.

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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby turkeythug » April 23rd, 2013, 1:47 pm

Nice bird great job :P . Opening day here in CT tomorrow.

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Re: N.C. Opening Day Gobbler

Postby eggshell » April 23rd, 2013, 1:53 pm

hey sorry for the slow props, but well done brother well done
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