Bama Bird

Discussion in 'Turkey Hunting' started by Capttrae, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Capttrae

    Capttrae 12 pointer

    Apr 2, 2012
    When I got off work last hitch cane straight to Al to see my son and get ready to head to FL. I also always hunt down here while I’m down here. That first Friday I got three located, Saturday got set up but they wouldn’t play along they pitched down in the other direction and one got killed. Sunday called them in to about 75-80 yards, they saw my hen decoy and locked up and I would t take the shot. That afternoon we left for FL to go hunt Osceolas. Got back Tuesday afternoon, hunted them Wednesday morning called them to the edge of the field and they wouldn’t cross the fence. Went home for a few days, hunted Ky opening day, had to leave Saturday afternoon. Got back Saturday night was going to hunt Sunday morning but had tornadoes rolling through. Monday, set up about 100 yards closer to the roost but a front had rolled through Sunday night and they were just shut down. Got up Tuesday morning actually a little late, got set up and they started hammering about 0615, gobbled on the roost until 0715 flew down and shut up. I’d been throwing a yelp or click out every few mins. At 0745 I’m responding to a text from the gf, he short gobbled once, then two of them step out at 75 yards, one is blowed up strutting the other is just watching acting skittish. He turns back to the woods I let out a cut the one breaks strut sticks his head out and I sent a loaf of #7 tss to his head. He just did the flop then and there. Got to him, realized it was farther than I thought it was ranged it, turned out to be 75 yards, it’s one of those times I’m glad I didn’t know how far it was because I’d have passed the shot, but everything cane together flawlessly and had a great end to my season
    childersb24, bondhu, Munson and 3 others like this.
  2. trapper perry

    trapper perry 12 pointer

    May 10, 2009
    Sounds like a good hunt way to stay after him
  3. 300winmag

    300winmag 12 pointer

    Sep 1, 2009
    Way to go, You spent a lot of time on the road!

    OLE RASPY 8 pointer

    Sep 9, 2018
    Barren county
    Good job. Congrats
  5. Mainbeam

    Mainbeam 12 pointer

    Jul 7, 2012
  6. luvtohunt

    luvtohunt 10 pointer

    Sep 1, 2011
    Eubank, Ky
    Congrats man!! Driving wears my ass out I couldn't imagine putting those miles on the road and staying after it that hard!!
  7. Dark Cloud

    Dark Cloud 12 pointer

    Aug 14, 2009
    Lawrence Co.
    Glad you got him, sounds like you worked for him, seventy five yards is just unreal, shells have came a long way ,with that tss shot
  8. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
  9. model70

    model70 8 pointer

    Jan 11, 2011
    Western Ky
    Great job, congrats!
  10. Ataulbe1

    Ataulbe1 10 pointer

    Oct 27, 2017
    Estill County
    Heck of a shot. Congrats
  11. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
  12. ky.longbeard

    ky.longbeard 10 pointer

    May 15, 2010

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