Thanks for the kind words guys, they are appreciated.
dewey wrote: between that weight beard length and spur length that is an extremely high scoring gobbler
To me with turkey hunting the score is not important and I have never calculated one for the same reason I don't participate in hunting contests. Mind you not because there is anything wrong with scores and contests they can be a lot of fun, rather it is the effect they have on me and my behavior which I understand is a personal problem.
Steve_In wrote:How is Vic taking being left out of the action?
Very, very badly. I shot another turkey this morning and he is currently shunning me. I try and sneak out but he is ever alert so I have to be honest telling him to stay until I return. When I return with a turkey; he loves to smell it but will not let me pet him.