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Old 04-15-2012, 12:45 AM
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Opening Day In Colorado

Today was the opener, and I ended up working most of the day. Got out this morning for a couple of hours, and didn't even find a turkey turd.
Driving home late this afternoon I saw a couple gobblers walking across a hay field, and just happened to run into the rancher a half mile down the road. I quick howdy and I'm in. Dashed home and headed back the couple miles to my new favorite turkey place. After a couple hours and three different sets, I moved back toward the truck and heard a distant gobble coming from a jungle of oak brush. I set up at the edge and started calling. In just a few moments he is gobbling from the brush right in front of me. Another moment and I can see him coming. I fired as he walked by at maybe 20 yards.
This is my first turkey with a shotgun, and first attempt calling them. Beginners luck, but I'll take it.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:58 AM
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Re: Opening Day In Colorado

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This is my first turkey with a shotgun, and first attempt calling them. Beginners luck, but I'll take it.

Congrats!!!! Bad news ...your life is ruined!!
Good luck.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:32 PM
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Re: Opening Day In Colorado

now you are hooked.good looking bird
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:06 PM
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Re: Opening Day In Colorado

Great looking bird, congrats!
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