Any of y'all shooting turkeys?

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Any of y'all shooting turkeys?

Post by Briarhoppers » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:45 pm

http://our-southern-roots.com/turkey-hu ... ig-fields/

I was able to get great video footage of an awesome hunt in middle TN! The field was full of birds to include 9 Toms. I had 3 Toms hang-up just out of range and after about a 10 min. stand-off they finally commit and came in nicely!
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Re: Any of y'all shooting turkeys?

Post by outlaw » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:10 am

awesome video!! congrats nothing like having a field full of birds on you like that with multiple gobblers!!

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Post by deadeyebeagle » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:35 am

my buddy got a bearded hen 9in.weather has sucked for me iv worked 3 birds and no shots this has ben the worst year iv had in a long time.
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Post by deadeyebeagle » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:36 am

great video it got me pumped
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Post by bluecollar beagler » Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:46 am

took off all week in ohio to hunt. monday morning i dropped a 23lb 1 1/4 in spurs, cant tell you how big the beard was bc i shot it off.. 15 yards with a 3.5in turkey load will do some damage lol.. thursday i called in a 22lb 11.5in beard and 1 1/2in spurs to my cousin that smoked him at 40 yards.. i took pics of that one just havent loaded them on photobucket yet.. all in all it was a nice week of vacation. turkey hunted in the mornings and picked mushrooms and ran dogs in the afternoons!!!

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Post by Sonny Preece » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:31 am

Nice video! And congrats!! Knocked down two last week here in WV.
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Post by drcbeagle » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:37 pm

opening day my 13 year nephew shot his first one 21 lbs 10 1/2 beard 1 1/4 spurs had at least 4-6 gobbling on roost right near us 7:10 he came into field walked to within 7 yds of blind after shot my friend who was calling for us told him go get him said nephew was shaking so bad could hardly hand it to him i know it was pretty cool seeing his face when he got out to it and looked back at us

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Post by Briarhoppers » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:04 pm

Thanks guys for the feedback - been a good turkey season here so far... still have one more tag to fill!
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Post by oef10 » Fri May 03, 2013 12:10 pm

I got mine this morning!! Only get one here in Michigan.

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Post by Briarhoppers » Fri May 03, 2013 12:36 pm

Looks like a great bird! Did u score him?
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Post by oef10 » Fri May 03, 2013 1:51 pm

Dont know how to score him but he was 23 pounds, 10 in beard, and 1 1/8" spurs. Solid 3 1/2 yr old bird.
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Post by Briarhoppers » Fri May 03, 2013 4:10 pm

That would be a NWTF Score of 65.5. Spurs x 10 + Beard x 2 + Weight = Total Score.
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Post by chris1971 » Fri May 03, 2013 10:06 pm

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My buddy got this one. 5 beards he said it scored 110. Im not sure what that means cause i dont hunt them

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Post by Briarhoppers » Sat May 04, 2013 6:32 am

That's a heck of a non-typ gobbler! I've shot one w/ 5 beards that looked just about like that a few years back... also have shot a couple w/ 2 beards. Its pretty rare to shoot a bird w/ more than one beard!
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