2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

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2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

Postby urbanHog312 » Apr Thu 26, 2018 9:04 am

It only took 2 days of being mocked by giant birds to lay the hammer down. A pleasant nap under a tree took a sharp turn when I was awakened to find this dinosaur beating up my decoys. As I lifted open my other eyelid, he took off downhill in pursuit of a hen. A brief moment later, I was wrapping my tag around the leg of an Illinois gobbler.

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Postby Phil6 » Apr Thu 26, 2018 9:57 am

Hilarious story, one for the books. Nice bird, congrats!
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Postby SpecialEd » Apr Thu 26, 2018 10:19 am

Awesome. Turkey hunting IL is on my bucket list.
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Postby BassCaster » Apr Thu 26, 2018 10:48 am

Lunch and dinner are severed :clap:
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Postby catchafew » Apr Thu 26, 2018 11:16 am

Awesome job! Congrats! Yeah decoys have saved the day vs. My calling.
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Postby Aux Pleins » Apr Thu 26, 2018 12:59 pm

How's a wild Turkey taste compared to a jeanie-o injected with msg?
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Postby DasGoby » Apr Thu 26, 2018 2:34 pm

Outstanding!
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Postby billebob5 » Apr Thu 26, 2018 2:46 pm

wow, congrats. this is on my bucket list.
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Re: 2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

Postby Rambler » Apr Thu 26, 2018 3:34 pm

You murdering bastard!! Now some poor, young baby turkeys won't have a daddy anymore. :lol:
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Re: 2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

Postby Bobba Down » Apr Thu 26, 2018 6:19 pm

Nice bird!! Congrats. Spring gobbler huntin is the perfect way to break up the long wait till Oct. 1

This weather is breaking at just the right time. My season starts tomorrow!!
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Postby HEDDONFROG » Apr Thu 26, 2018 6:56 pm

Urb, Nice bird! I don’t think most people know how hard it is to get a gobbler. Requires a lot more perseverance and patience than I ever had. Have a great meal
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Postby jmdog2003 » Apr Thu 26, 2018 6:58 pm

:clap: :crazy: What a specimen!
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Re: 2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

Postby Woohoodude11 » Apr Thu 26, 2018 7:12 pm

Man, you're gonna have enough leftovers to feed us jealous bastards! Great shootin!
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Re: 2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

Postby urbanHog312 » Apr Fri 27, 2018 8:28 am

Yep, It felt pretty good carrying that one back to the truck after a long winter. Its no butter ball but it fries up real nicely with a couple beers on the side. Thanks, all!
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Re: 2nd season spring turkey; tagged out

Postby badger75 » Apr Sun 29, 2018 11:24 pm

Well done!
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