Finally put things together.........

Discussion in 'Turkey Hunters Forum' started by Dan Mallia, May 12, 2015.

  1. Dan Mallia

    Dan Mallia Elite Refuge Member

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    So its been a season of missed opportunities, missed shots, close calls and tough, unresponsive birds. I've spent a lot of days and hours in my blind with my bow in the turkey woods this year and just couldn't put things together, couldn't seal the deal. This is our last week of the season here in California and its archery only. Time's running down and I was wondering if I'd get another opportunity at a bird.

    Couple days ago I found a bird on a piece of ground I could hunt on. I went in last night and setup my ground blind so I wouldn't have to mess with it in the morning. Got setup around shoot time and after a couple of calling sequences, I got a bird to gobble.

    It didn't take long for the bird to close the distance. He eyed my decoys and strutted all the way in quickly. He bumped the DSD Jake and when I had a good, clear shot I sent a Magnus Bullhead through his neck!

    17lbs, 9" beard, 3/4" spurs.

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  2. duck stopper

    duck stopper Elite Refuge Member

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    Good job. That Bullhead is devastating.
     
  3. Brottboss

    Brottboss Elite Refuge Member

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    Great job Dan, congrats.
     
  4. redjones

    redjones Senior Refuge Member

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    Congrats,pretty bird.


    Greg
     
  5. DEC

    DEC Elite Refuge Member

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    Awesome Dan!
     
  6. Berganser

    Berganser Elite Refuge Member

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    Nice Going:tu
     
  7. MJ

    MJ Administrator Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Way to hang in there Dan. Nice bird. I like the neck wreckage!
     
  8. Dan Mallia

    Dan Mallia Elite Refuge Member

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    Thanks!

    Thanks everyone.
     
  9. dakndug

    dakndug Moderator Moderator

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    Congrats Dan, that bullhead made nothing but a mere flesh wound eh!
    Devastating!

    Doug
     
  10. Squaller

    Squaller Elite Refuge Member

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    Just saw this post Dan... Well done. I have a feeling this season will be tougher.:doh

    So was the bird dead, or did you have to chase him down?:nutz
     

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