Opening Day In Colorado

Discussion in 'Turkey Hunting' started by COBrad, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. COBrad

    COBrad Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2004
    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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  2. T3-OleMan

    T3-OleMan Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2009

    Congrats!!!! Bad news ...your life is ruined!!:)
    Good luck.

  3. ragsflh

    ragsflh Well-Known Member

    May 4, 2011
    now you are hooked.good looking bird
  4. HighKnob

    HighKnob Well-Known Member

    Dec 1, 2009
    Great looking bird, congrats!