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    well messed up on probly my last chance with the gun. went out this am and made it to the cutzoo field and 4 turkeys was raising cane of 2 my right in the swamp. so i get set up in the edge of woods. and they were gobblin their heads off. 2 hens fly down rite beside me n make their way 2 the gobblers. u guessed it they shut up. so i back up and move my decoys in the cutzoo field and start cAllin every 15 to 30 min. at about 930 i call again and 1 gobbles about 60 yds behind me. i wait 5 mins and call he anzwers me in the same spot. so i wait another 15mins n call n he gobbles n the same spot. so i get my new thunder gobbler cAll out and gobble 2 times. i wait another 15 or so min and call again. and hes in the cutzoo field now. i shut up and in 5 mins see 3 longbeards comen. they get within 50 yds and i think they spooked cause the decoys. so i shoot and miss. sorry for the book but had 2 get that off my chest lol
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    Dang
    Don't worry about writing a BOOK!! I loved it myself and it happens man!! We messed with a big Gobbler for 2 Hours today in the crazy wind and I had him fired up but he wouldn't cross a 4 foot deep bank so as he Gobbled and wondered off, We relocated and 30 mins later I do some fighting Purrs on a slate and he's peed and closing fast...I'm trying to calm my Girlfriends Nephew down as I see the BIG Gobbler that's missing his center tail feather closing the distance...We are laying flat on the ground and I guess it was too much for her nephew (Pollen he said lol) because when the Gobbler was at 70 yards, he has a coughing Fit and that was that!!!! I couldn't believe it lol...That's hunting!!! I've missed 4 this year...Heck maybe 5? lol
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    tore up
    dang man.. ive just been beatin myself up all day i just crushed under the pressure i was shaken cause i was cold and tbe gobbler had me tore up. ive benn huffin n puffin all day lol my wife said y dont u just calm down. ive never taged out b4 and i just knew today was gona b it. buuuttttt lol. guess its allways next year.. good luck
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    Don't sweat it
    It's OK man...Heck I even have a Scope and I'm thinking it makes things worse when your under pressure because I can't hold it still lol...It was cold this AM and The Gobbler that gave us the Slip yesterday didn't show up but his 2 Girlfriends did...Hope he is still around...Good Luck if ya make it back out!!!
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    thanks
    thanks man. it seems ur quite the turkey man. do u think id be wastein my time if i went after them same turkeys 2maro?? i shot 3 times. was thinkin of taken my ground blind and bow n setn up n the swamp but dont no if they would come 2 my callin after today
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    good Luck
    Good luck if you try it again tomorrow. Good thing is we usually learn from our mistakes. I think a good hunting season is made by all kinds of experiences.I mess up just as much as anybody else,just like today when I had two coming to my call and I had to ease down on the ground right where I stood because they were eyeing me all the way down the hill. A little over halfway down,my phone chimed letting me know I had missed a call.They didn't run off,but cut sideways instead of coming on down. I was happy to simply know I could call one on gameland,and I think since they only heard something strange instead of seeing me,I might have a chance calling them another day.If not,I just consider it another story to add to my season of hunts.Now I guess I'm the one writing a book.Hope you go back out there and I hope you are successful.Good Luck
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    Yep I would
    I would definitely try them again...Maybe not the exact area but the same Birds...Could have thought it was Thunder?...We have all seen them come back after their Buddy gets killed by a loud shotgun blast and jump on him lol... I would slip in and listen and call softly and if they answered me only once, I would wait them out..You have nothing to loose but another chance.
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    thanks
    thanks diane i hope u call in another bird in as well.. good luck 2 u this last week. and thanks gt if i dont get out there in the am im definantly goin 2maro evenin
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    good luck
    I know what you mean. I have felt like everything I have done until this morning was wrong. Good luck when you go after them next.
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