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#6306943 - 05/22/16 08:54 AM My First Tom
Jake84 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 02/02/13
Posts: 28
Loc: Fort Worth
This is my second season to turkey hunt. Last year was a learning experience for me but I ended the season with never taking a bird. This year I ended up with a Jake in the second week of the season and the 3rd week I got this Tom. Most of the time I am only able to hunt public land, but on this week a guy I work with offered a chance to hunt his nearly 1000 acre ranch. I only had a couple of hours to hunt then I had to get back home and get ready for my niece's birthday party.

Here is a video from my hunt. After I took the shot the other Toms stuck around so I sat and watched for a few minutes.


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#6307276 - 05/22/16 03:22 PM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
Creekrunner Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9428
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Congratulations! That camera angle makes it look 100 yards away initially.

Welcome to the chase for these stupid, yet frustrating birds.
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#6307282 - 05/22/16 03:25 PM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
Jake84 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 02/02/13
Posts: 28
Loc: Fort Worth
Lol the Gopro makes everything seem so far away. The shot was only about 20-25 yards. This year I definitely got hooked on turkey hunting.

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#6307798 - 05/23/16 12:24 AM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
Western Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 25673
Loc: Wise County Texas
Good job!! Buy that friend a steak too, just the rush is worth it up
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#6307814 - 05/23/16 04:16 AM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
Gamblinman Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 868
Loc: Yantis, TX
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#6308020 - 05/23/16 09:10 AM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
OffCoor1 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/12/13
Posts: 315
Loc: Archer County
Congrats to you !! up

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#6308766 - 05/23/16 06:54 PM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
Wilhunt Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 3394
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Congrats....yes it can become habit forming.

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#6309126 - 05/23/16 11:53 PM Re: My First Tom [Re: Jake84]
kmon1 Offline
junior

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 22468
Loc: Texas
Congrats, Spring turkey hunting is a lot of fun
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