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#6741856 - 04/21/17 10:07 AM Duval County Gobbler
rob valle Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/03/11
Posts: 513
Loc: Pipe Creek, TX
Got this guy last weekend in Duval. It didn't take much to coax him to fly over the high fence onto our place after he saw the decoys I had set up. Got him at 10 yards. He was a two year old bird with an 8.5" beard although he looks like a jake in the picture.





Edited by rob valle (04/21/17 10:10 AM)
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#6741962 - 04/21/17 11:53 AM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: rob valle]
quackiller Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/30/12
Posts: 98
Now that's an accomplishment to have a bird fly a high fence. Congrats! I once had a pair of toms fly a pond to get at me-now that was a sound ill never forget.

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#6742059 - 04/21/17 01:03 PM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: rob valle]
Wilhunt Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 3307
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Congrats, nice gobbler.

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#6742097 - 04/21/17 01:28 PM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: quackiller]
rob valle Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/03/11
Posts: 513
Loc: Pipe Creek, TX
Thanks! There were two of them and only one flew over. I didn't think they would as the high fence has stopped them before. Once he saw the decoys though, he was over in about 5 seconds. Very exciting!
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Rob Valle
www.hillcountrytaxidermist.com
Originally Posted By: Texsun
The three things you need in life are a good doctor, lawyer and taxidermist.


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#6742282 - 04/21/17 05:11 PM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: rob valle]
Drahthaar Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/27/13
Posts: 359
Good job. Forrest

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#6742396 - 04/21/17 07:41 PM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: rob valle]
pdugas Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/11/12
Posts: 238
Loc: somewhere down da bayou
Nice bird

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#6746472 - 04/26/17 09:45 AM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: rob valle]
STX Hog Hunter Offline


Registered: 06/28/09
Posts: 258
Loc: Deep South Texas
Congrats
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#6746843 - 04/26/17 02:59 PM Re: Duval County Gobbler [Re: rob valle]
RCM3 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/17/17
Posts: 6
Loc: Graham, TX
Nice tom! Hard to beat a lynch box call

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