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  • My Son's First Bird on the ground!

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    Well we started out this morning about 9 am with not much luck. We sat for an hour and decided to go back to the house because it was really windy. After taking a lunch break and hangin out for a while my son and I headed back out to the field. We set up around 345 and I put out my jake and feeding hen decoy. After a few yelps and some soft purrs about every 15 minutes on the friction call three jakes showed up in the bottom of the field. I look over to tell my son birds are coming and wouldn't you know it, he's asleep. So I calmly wake him up and get him oriented, he sees the 3 jakes heading for the decoys on a run and springs to life... I get him set up to shoot and he says dad I got the dot on his head about 5 times... problem was all 3 were bunched together around the hen decoy... eventually 2 of them move up to the jake decoy and the one is separate... I tell him to shoot the back one. that's all it took he pulls the trigger and the bird went limp at 15yds. he yells I got him! made me the proudest i've ever been!
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    Turkey
    Great job young man
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    Nice Bird!
    You did a great job there and what a big Bird. Congratulations!
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    Sweeet
    What a great story of what will always be a memorable hunt. Thats a very nice gobbler,I know you both must be beaming with pride,I know I would be.Congrats!!!
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    Turkey Vetrain
    Cogratulations! Tell your son he's a Turkey Vetrain now!
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    Great Bird
    Way to go dad. It is great to see your son do something that a lot of people in this world will never accomplish. I promise you he will never forget it. Congrats little man. You will be hooked on turkey hunting for life.
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    nice
    Way to go young man. Great job to you also Mac.
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    Awsome
    Congrats, To You And Your Son!! That's A Great Looking Bird!! And For Your Son To Be That Clam And Relaxed At 15 Yards Is A Great Deal In itself!! Congrats Again!
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    GREAT GREAT JOB!!!!
    Freaking AWESOME!!!! Buddy!! That's Great!!! I know how you feel!! I was almost in tears when I got back to the blind and Dacota said...You OK Daddy?? I stated I was GREAT!!! Man what a Rush!! I was the opposite of you and your son with myself being the 1 that got sleepy lol...I told my daughter at 11 that If that Gobbler answers us 1 more time we are going Silent for a whole Hour so I took a nap...It worked lol....Congrats to you guys again!!!!
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    great bird
    Nice job fellas, looks like that new 870 did a fine job. Congradulations!!!!
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    Really nice bird!
    I am jealouse and getting more anxious waiting for next weekend!
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    Thanks to all
    Well my son is definitely hooked, I was woken up at 6am today asking could we go turkey hunting haha. I went an pulled my plot watcher camera today that was in the field where we were, and sure enough got the kill shot on camera. pretty sweet! as soon as I figure out how to upload it all ill post it. good luck to all in the coming weeks
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    Congrats
    Good job on a fine trophy!! And to get the kill shot on camera, Awesome!!
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