Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

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Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

Post by HunterGKS » March 15th, 2017, 10:00 am

Back in 2009, I found a package in the mailbox that was filled with a crystal over slate, Everglades tamarind & red mahogany turkey call!!!! There was also a tulipwood, a mahogany, & a cherry striker. I tried all 3 strikers on both sides immediately & really like the sounds. The slate will really reach out there while the glass is a little more subtle.

The call design is unique in that there is a "lip" forming the top of the call. I can place the call between my thumb & 1st finger & it rests there quite comfortably.

The call is from Capt. Mel of Gotcha Game Calls. Thx for the great call, Capt. Mel & the super turn-around time.

Since I received the call, it has always been in my vest & has called many birds to the gun. I used it along with a Ron Clough box & a Primos Sonic Dome Triple with Bat Cut mouth call on all 4 of my 2016 spring birds.


From left-to-right, I believe the strikers are: Cherry, Tulipwood, & Mahogany.

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From Capt. Mel:


Glad you like the call George. You had the strikers in the right order. The cherry is a Quaker Boy striker they discontinued, its Cherry that they stained to a walnut color. The other 2 I did make and you have them correct. The mahogany and tamarind grows here in the keys in a tropical hardwood hammock setting, they are protected but these are trimmings, hurricane damage etc. Good luck!
George

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Re: Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

Post by guesswho » March 15th, 2017, 11:13 am

He always seemed like a pretty good guy. I didn't realize he made calls.
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Re: Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

Post by HunterGKS » March 15th, 2017, 11:33 am

I'm not sure he comes here but he is on FB, Mel Walker. I got 2 of those calls & someone, whom will remain nameless, ran his over with a truck. Need to see if I can get him another.
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Re: Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

Post by Gobbler » March 15th, 2017, 12:12 pm

Gotcha is on this forum. I hunted with him at Fisheating creek. He is a great guy. :thumbup:

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Re: Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

Post by gblrsrst » March 15th, 2017, 1:54 pm

"I got 2 of those calls & someone, whom will remain nameless, ran his over with a truck. Need to see if I can get him another "



Another Truck? :bootyshake:
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Re: Capt. Mel's Everglades Call

Post by HunterGKS » March 15th, 2017, 3:14 pm

gblrsrst wrote:"I got 2 of those calls & someone, whom will remain nameless, ran his over with a truck. Need to see if I can get him another "

Another Truck? :bootyshake:
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