Last Chance Gobblers.

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  1. widgeon

    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    My brother almost got one this morning. The bird circled him at 60 yds through some really thick planted pines but wouldn't step out in the clearing. Then some hens cackled and he went to them.

    Don't understand why the hens aren't on the nest yet.
     
  2. stevena198301

    stevena198301 Elite Refuge Member

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    It was an absolutely weird turkey season for me. It never seemed to really turn up (hens getting nested in and letting me shoot the toms).
     
  3. Shot Caller

    Shot Caller Senior Refuge Member

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    A lot of hens nested early this year. Then all this rain came and washed a bunch of nest out. When that happens be it rain or predators they will breed again so they can nest again.
     
  4. widgeon

    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    At least the weather is cooperating! No rain, sunny, cooler w low humidity. My gobble call disintegrated but I found an old tube call. May be a little different than what they've been hearing.
     
  5. widgeon

    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    I got a tom with an 11 inch beard and 1 inch spurs on the last day! better lucky than good.
     
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    spaightlabs Elite Refuge Member

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    Congrats Widge! Glad it all came together for ya.
     
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    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    Thanks all! I was just sittin there trying to sound like a turkey and it just walked up and I shot it. No gobbling at all. I was about to quit.
     

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