Toms are jacked up!!!

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  1. Shocker99

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    Went for a walk today. I was surrounded by thunder!!! Only 2 weeks for my permit date! Gonna put a Fat Tom Down!........Hopefully :tu: Who else is getting giddy???
     
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    GAAAHHHHH.... I cant wait to get out. I have the 3rd season here in WI. I gotta wait till April 27th.
     
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    Neighbor at our property just sent me a photo of three toms fanned out and bumping chest, cant wait for the 21st!
     
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    I have a confession to make, I think I like turkey hunting more than deer hunting and it not just the weather. I'm an Australian and we don't have Turkeys to hunt in Australia so this is my second season hunting them and I love it. I think the anticipation and interaction get me. The Toms answering you, you can hear them getting closer and closer drives me nuts, my heart is beating so fast by the time they are in range I think I might have a heart attack... what a way to go! MD starts on the 18th why a Monday I don't know but I think I'm going to have eye trouble that morning as in I can't see myself getting into work!
     
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    DSC06162.jpg Getting pretty anxious here in Minnesota. Our season starts next wednesday. Been seeing a lot of toms strutting lately.. Took this picture tonight while out scouting the new property i got permission to hunt.
     
  7. Shocker99

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    I hope I have a reason to take one! :)
     
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    I Know!!! It's a tough call. The first time a good friend of mine took me. He's been hunting turkeys for 25 years so he was a good guide. We had a tough time cause the Toms were henned up. We spent the first day locating them. Day 2 we had a good idea for a set up. Sat all morning with gobbling all around us. Nothing would come..... till one unlucky tom wanted a different flavor hen at about 11am and came spit drumming right into 10 yards of us. Getting ready to scrap with our Jake deek. How I didn't have a heart attack I still don't know. I was hooked for Life!
     
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    henson59 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I hunted Wayne county 1st season. The Toms were gobbling on the roost and for the first 20-30 minutes after they pitched down but after that it was quiet! Every time I thought I was going to have a chance at a bird I was undone by hens. I did end up finally getting a 50 yard shot but I was stupid and rushed the shot and missed. oh well on to the next hunt I guess.
     
  10. Shocker99

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    Stay after it, Every hunt is different! Wayne Co. In what state?
     
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    Cool. I'll be in Pope co. For 4th season. Couple counties south of you
     

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