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My First Turkey

Discussion in 'Upland Game and Hunting Dogs' started by RHiller, Apr 21, 2005.

  1. Well, after many years of the turkeys making fun of me and teasing me, I finally got one. I stepped out on the deck of our house and heard them down below our house. I got my camo on and headed over the hill where I sat down behind some briars. I used my home made box call and got them to come my way. There were two jakes and a tom. I shot the tom at 18 yards.
    It weighed 17.5 pounds and had a 9.25 inch beard. 1 inch spurs.
     

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  2. RHITLER, congrats! How much did the two Jakes weigh?
     

  3. Congrats! It's a rush to get that first turkey!
     
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    Congratulations !!!! You must have been thrilled.... Good for you.... CK ~**~
     
  5. Not real sure how much the jakes weighed, but I'd guess 12 - 15 #.
     
  6. Nice job on the bird,and the fact you got him with your own home made box call makes it even better.
     
  7. congrats on your first turkey, it took me five years to get first and only turkey.