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#5708382 - 04/20/15 08:49 AM Wore me out!!!
High Country Archer Offline
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Registered: 05/17/11
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
I went out on Sunday morning to work the Thunder Chickens once again. I set my decoys in front of a bow blind I set up to arrow a turkey. I got the birds fired up and had three coming but they turned back halfway in to my set. I could tell that they were 'henned up' and the bow would have to wait. Grabbed the shotgun and headed off to find some action. On the way back towards the truck I was walking across a field when I heard a gobble so I ran for the trees so I could sneak closer to him and start working him. I set out decoys and started calling. The Tom sounded like he was still 500 yards away and wasn't coming any closer so I decided to close some more distance and set up again. After 10 minutes or so I heard some hens talking and threw out some hen yelps and got an immediate gobble. Within a couple of minutes I had two long beards walking down the road headed for my decoys. This one gave me the best shot so I took it.



He had a 10 1/2" beard and 1 1/4" spurs. He weighed 21.4 lbs on my digital scale.
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#5708431 - 04/20/15 09:35 AM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
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Registered: 09/12/13
Posts: 297
Loc: Archer County
Very nice....Congrats !! clap

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#5708590 - 04/20/15 11:23 AM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
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Registered: 02/02/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
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#5708651 - 04/20/15 12:07 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
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Loc: Dallas, TX
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#5708678 - 04/20/15 12:22 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
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Registered: 10/09/12
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Loc: Houston, Texas
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#5709468 - 04/20/15 10:17 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
tdecker22 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/09
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Loc: Emory,TX
Originally Posted By: George - w/ Map My Ranch
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#5710358 - 04/21/15 02:27 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
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Registered: 08/10/10
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Congrats!!!

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#5710426 - 04/21/15 03:46 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
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Registered: 08/20/14
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Nice bird, and way to work at it.
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#5712364 - 04/22/15 08:23 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
miket1 Offline
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Registered: 05/16/12
Posts: 195
Loc: Plantersville, TX
Very nice work, and bird. Congrats

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#5717786 - 04/27/15 12:25 AM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
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#5717855 - 04/27/15 06:55 AM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
hawk Offline
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Registered: 07/19/07
Posts: 1002
Loc: San Angelo, TX
Great bird and hunt! Thanks for sharing!

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#5720486 - 04/28/15 04:11 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 808
Loc: Yantis, TX
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#5720817 - 04/28/15 07:50 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: High Country Archer]
JMalin Offline
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Registered: 04/17/12
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The ones you work for are the ones you'll remember 20 years from now.

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#5722440 - 04/29/15 04:56 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: JMalin]
Matloob (matpk) Offline
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Registered: 03/06/15
Posts: 819
Originally Posted By: JMalin
The ones you work for are the ones you'll remember 20 years from now.
an

Well said JMalin.Memories of hunts are sweeter than Hunts..when you are old.
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#5722451 - 04/29/15 05:00 PM Re: Wore me out!!! [Re: Matloob (matpk)]
Matloob (matpk) Offline
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Registered: 03/06/15
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Originally Posted By: matpk
Originally Posted By: JMalin
The ones you work for are the ones you'll remember 20 years from now.
an

Well said JMalin.Memories of hunts are sweeter than Hunts..when you are old.
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Congrats ! Higcountryarcher.

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