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#6739006 - 04/18/17 07:25 PM Rocksprings Tom Down on Camera
JMalin Offline
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Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 888
It was a great season in Texas. I tagged out with four birds, the last two harvested on April 13th. This was my second bird of the season. Beautiful white tips on this bird, comparable to a Merriam's. The fan is drying as we speak. I'll post up a picture when it's finished. Not the longest beard at 8.25 inches, but I'm not too particular at this point of my turkey hunting career. 1 1/8th spurs. Weighed in at nearly 22lbs, making it the heaviest bird I ever harvested. Decent footage of the two jakes in the last minute or so of the video. Enjoy!

Not really much to recap on this hunt. I got setup around 7:20. Called every 5-10 minutes. It was windy, so I didn't expect the birds to be talkative that morning. Around 7:40, the tom fires off at butt pucker distance before working his way into the decoys from the left. The rest is there on video.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83wfOPlZdtg&feature=youtu.be

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#6739935 - 04/19/17 02:20 PM Re: Rocksprings Tom Down on Camera [Re: JMalin]
pdugas Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 06/11/12
Posts: 259
Loc: down da bayou in Louisiana
Neat video

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#6741665 - 04/21/17 06:55 AM Re: Rocksprings Tom Down on Camera [Re: JMalin]
Kevin Heath Offline
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Registered: 01/04/16
Posts: 112
Loc: Midlothian
nice, I always say I am going to video....but never do.
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#6741826 - 04/21/17 09:48 AM Re: Rocksprings Tom Down on Camera [Re: JMalin]
rob valle Offline
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Registered: 11/03/11
Posts: 529
Loc: Pipe Creek, TX
Great video!
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