Wife's First Bird

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  1. Wingmaster

    Wingmaster Elite Refuge Member

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    I've been after my wife for years to go turkey hunting with me, finally got her out this year.

    She missed a jake two weeks back, but finally scored on this nice tom. He came in from across the field, where she got to watch him strut to about 70 yards where he hung up, talked him into 40 yards, still thinking that would be a long shot for her. From across the field I see another turkey running at us, so does the tom, he turns toward the bird, bristles some more and I am thinking Fights On! ...turns out to be a hen, she runs right by him up to the decoys and he just turns and struts in to 12 yards.

    10", 1", 17 lbs

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  2. MJ

    MJ Administrator Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Very nice bird. Congratulations to your wife on her first bird.
     
  3. SB2MAG

    SB2MAG Elite Refuge Member

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    Very Niiiiice!!!
     
  4. Quarne

    Quarne Elite Refuge Member

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    Congrats! The first one is always a landmark event.
     
  5. soiltester

    soiltester Elite Refuge Member

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    That's got sweet all over it!! Congrats :tu
     
  6. marsh-mello

    marsh-mello Elite Refuge Member

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    Very nice. Hard to beat that for your first bird....a big plus was getting to see the strutting show.
     
  7. spaightlabs

    spaightlabs Elite Refuge Member

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    Right on - congrats to you both.

    Now she will understand a bit better what your passion is about.
     
  8. valleyhunter

    valleyhunter Senior Refuge Member

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    My wife got her first last season and is now hooked.
     
  9. samuel joff

    samuel joff New Member

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    Congrats dude! Hope she will enjoy the first one.
     
  10. Calikev

    Calikev Elite Refuge Member

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    Awesome! Tell her congrats!
     
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