2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » May 14th, 2018, 8:20 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/16/2018
TIME: 7:55am
STATE: IA
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Benelli M2
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Lights Out Aluminum, Champion's Choice Judge and Jury
BEARD 1: 9"
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 1"
LEFT SPUR: 1"
WEIGHT: 26lbs, 7oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: I got argumentative with a hen who dragged him in. Wind chills near zero. It was a brutal morning. The turkeys didn't seem to care, though.
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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » May 14th, 2018, 8:24 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/17/2018
TIME: 9:05am
STATE: MO
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Benelli M2
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Lights Out Aluminum, Champion's Choice Judge and Jury and purr pot
BEARD 1: 10"
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 1 1/8"
LEFT SPUR: 1 9/16"
WEIGHT: 23lbs, 6oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: I knew where the prime nesting areas were and set up between there and the strut zones that were on the neighbor's property.
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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » May 14th, 2018, 8:29 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/23/2018
TIME: 9:00am
STATE: MO
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Benelli M2
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Lights Out Aluminum, Champion's Choice Judge and Jury
BEARD 1: 10"
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 7/8"
LEFT SPUR: 7/8"
WEIGHT: 23lbs, 6oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: I set up outside of the flydown strut zone on the way to the nesting sites. Although the two big longbeards in the group ignored me, this guy was apparently the gatekeeper and didn't like jake yelps.
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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » May 14th, 2018, 8:34 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 5/3/2018
TIME: 9:50am
STATE: IA
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Benelli M2
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Lights Out Aluminum
BEARD 1: 12"
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 7/8"
LEFT SPUR: 15/16"
WEIGHT: 26lbs, 10oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: He came in behind me all silent and acted spooky when I saw him. I had to contort and rush the shot...and of course, I missed. I ain't gonna lie. The reason this hunt was successful was because I had three shells.
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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by jhogue » May 18th, 2018, 10:30 pm

WHO: me
DATE: 5/18/18
TIME: 7:32 pm
STATE: Kansas
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: 870
AMMO: 1.75 oz TSS #9
CALL & MAKER: Gooserbat Heckler
BEARD 1: 10”
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 3/4
LEFT SPUR: 7/8
WEIGHT: not heavy, probably under 20#
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: staying close where I heard a bird and finally firing him up almost four hours later. Called him across a creek and up a hill.
Running total: number 60
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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by SwampDrummin » May 19th, 2018, 4:04 pm

Look at the spurs on that thing. Helluva NC bird.
hawglips wrote:
April 17th, 2018, 12:26 pm
WHO: hawg
DATE: 4/17
TIME: 6:40 am
STATE: NC
WEAPON: .410 Yildiz O/U
AMMO: TSS 9x10 370NM
CALL & MAKER: Quaker Boy Kee Kee
BEARD 1: 9-1/2"
RIGHT SPUR: 1-5/8"
LEFT SPUR: 1-7/16"
WEIGHT: 19.4 lbs
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: careful planning on approach, lucky positioning, sounded more attractive than the competition apparently


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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Patoad » May 20th, 2018, 10:24 am

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/28/18
TIME: 10:30 am
STATE: PA
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Mossberg SA-20
AMMO: Fed Hvwt #7
CALL & MAKER: MAD Poison 2
BEARD 1: 10 1/2"
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 1"
LEFT SPUR: 1"
WEIGHT: 17-18 lb range
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Sticking with it and found one mid morning willing to play.

Running Total: 61
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Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Patoad » May 20th, 2018, 10:29 am

WHO: Me
DATE: 5/16/18
TIME: 6:15 am
STATE: PA
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Mossberg SA-20
AMMO: Fed Hvwt #7
CALL & MAKER: MAD Poison 2
BEARD 1: 8 1/2"
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 1 1/8"
LEFT SPUR: 1 3/16"
WEIGHT: 18 lbs est.
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Hunted the same bird 3 times, figuring him out a bit more each time and on the third morning, slipping in close enough to him and his hens to pull him in for a shot.

Running Total: 62
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