turkey junky wrote:bad press for us turkey hunters man real bad!!! why would you want to be that guy walking around the woods scouting during the hunting season stinking up the woods 4 everybody else??? maybe these yahoos that shot em were pissed off at what they thought was a hiker??? very dumb situation!!! at least it was in WI & not here in MN we have had enough bad press on our side of the turkey border...
man theres alot of dummys out there turkey hunting now-days!!!
charlie elk wrote:I don't care about the bad press - This is one of my best longtime hunting buddies!!
Just got off the phone with Jerry. He got hit bad, thinks the shooter was 15-20 yards away, the shot bowled him over. All this while he was walking a mowed path and not wearing any turkey colors.
Of course there is an active investigation and the rest of the info is private at this point. I expect to continue hunting with Jerry maybe even this week. He is one tough hombre and has never quit a hunt early or missed one. His first WI season starts tomorrow.
BTW, for what it's worth, this happened on private land not public.
Thanks for posting this Dewey. I did not know about this until your post. This post made it possible for me to call him right away. Thanks again.
dewey wrote: My biggest problem is how the heck do you shoot a person because he thought it was a turkey.
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