Bay County turkey woods - 3/25... short version

My first spring gobbler this past Saturday...

All the details...

http://forums.floridasportsman.com/showthread.php?45825-Spring-Turkey-Second-attempt-this-year-and-really-second-attempt-ever...-SUCCESS!

Photos...

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Pretty awesome. Granted, the noon kill was more like deer hunting than turkey hunting, but hey.... I LOVE deer hunting, so it's all good. Maybe next time I'll get one (perhaps a bigger one) by calling it in, and maybe even from my homemade brush blind. Problem is, I'm pretty much slammed with work / wedding / fising / bachelor paty stuff from here on out.

Anyway, I bagged the bird and the gt back to the house, cleaned him up and of COURSE, I'm making the most of my first spring turkey...

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Thank you all for your help!

Going fishing tomorrow. A Saturday gobbler and a Sunday cobia would be hard to beat. We'll see!

PH80
"Whatcha doin' in my waters?"

Replies

  • KyTrkyHntrKyTrkyHntr Posts: 47 Deckhand
    Congrats on a great bird!! May have to hit you up for a hunt swap next spring!!! You guide me down there and we'll get on them here in KY!! :cool:
  • Panhandler80Panhandler80 Posts: 7,799 Moderator
    Hahahaha. You don't want me to guide you on squat. I'm pretty sure my calling ran off every bird in the county. I ambushed the crap out of this guy at high noon! If you want to come sweat in a blind and deer hunt them on 40 acres, well, then come on down. ;-)
    "Whatcha doin' in my waters?"
  • KyTrkyHntrKyTrkyHntr Posts: 47 Deckhand
    Hahahaha. You don't want me to guide you on squat. I'm pretty sure my calling ran off every bird in the county. I ambushed the crap out of this guy at high noon! If you want to come sweat in a blind and deer hunt them on 40 acres, well, then come on down. ;-)

    haha.... I doubt it was that bad.... looks like it didn't run one off!! :)

    I could kick myself for not coming down this Spring. I didn't realize birds were in Bay County... thought they were further north and I think Holmes Co just recently allowed hunting only a couple of years ago! That's awesome you've got birds using your property! Should have done my homework sooner!!!
  • Red FishRed Fish Posts: 1,162 Officer
    Bay county is loaded with birds. Southern ends and western edges of Holmes has a lot of birds as well.
    Genesis 27:3 - Now then, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me.
  • KyTrkyHntrKyTrkyHntr Posts: 47 Deckhand
    Red Fish wrote: »
    Bay county is loaded with birds. Southern ends and western edges of Holmes has a lot of birds as well.

    :thumbsup:thumbsup

    I know where I'll be next March!! :grin

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