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#1312618 - 05/03/09 10:18 AM I finally got one!!
Baxter83
Good ol' Boys
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Well, he ain't much, but I don't think I'm going to get to go anymore and beggars can't be choosers. \:D

I never heard the first bird gobble this morning and it was raining constantly. I started to call it a day early so I could go ahead and get home and get ready for church. On my way out I decided to stop and try one more spot. I drove down to the turnaround and saw four jakes crossing the bulldozer trail where they just burned. I decided to watch them walk on by and go somewhere else. I went to the other spot and saw nothing but mosquito's by the thousands and by the time I got back to the truck I decided that one of those jakes might just have to take a ride. I went back to where I saw them last jumped out of the truck, put the sneak on for about two hundred yards, picked out the biggest of the four and pow. I wouldn't have shot one if it wasn't my last day to hunt and my first bird of the season.

The first picture is a scan from a polaroid. That's all my granny had at her house.
The second one is at my house with our camera. I couldn't get the pregnant wife out of bed to take my picture....Scared to try. \:D

14lbs
3-7/8" beard
1/2" spurs (jake nubs)

Heck, it's a jake....What can I say!! \:D






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#1312639 - 05/03/09 10:33 AM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Baxter83]
shopson
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Nothing wrong with that. Good deal!
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#1312647 - 05/03/09 10:47 AM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: shopson]
A.Hall
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Way to go
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#1312807 - 05/03/09 12:54 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Baxter83]
VolDoug
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 Originally Posted By: Baxter83
I wouldn't have shot one if it wasn't my last day to hunt and my first bird of the season.


Never apologize for taking a legal animal that you wanted to take. It satisfied you, and that's all that counts!

Congrats man!

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#1312822 - 05/03/09 01:01 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: VolDoug]
RNT
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That's good eatin right there...good job!
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#1312855 - 05/03/09 01:13 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: RNT]
Dodgeball
Woodpile Boys
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Registered: 01/29/09
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Great job congrats
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#1312945 - 05/03/09 02:14 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Dodgeball]
Wrangler95
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Very nice going,congrats!!!!
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#1312948 - 05/03/09 02:15 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Wrangler95]
easy45
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congrats
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#1312963 - 05/03/09 02:27 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: easy45]
THE ONE
Woodpile Boys
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congrats!
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#1313015 - 05/03/09 03:09 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: THE ONE]
buckdead
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#1313139 - 05/03/09 05:26 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Baxter83]
spitndrum
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#1313158 - 05/03/09 05:36 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: THE ONE]
postal rage
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congrats
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#1313199 - 05/03/09 06:08 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Baxter83]
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#1313204 - 05/03/09 06:12 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: THE ONE]
DaltonsDad
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congrats, All we got this weekend was wet!!
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#1313268 - 05/03/09 07:11 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: DaltonsDad]
Baxter83
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 Originally Posted By: DaltonsDad
congrats, All we got this weekend was wet!!


I hear ya! I've had a couple of those this season. This morning started out to be another.

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#1313306 - 05/03/09 07:52 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Baxter83]
Grizzly Johnson Moderator
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Congrats on your bird Baxter!!!
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#1313371 - 05/03/09 08:27 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: VolDoug]
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 Originally Posted By: VolDoug
 Originally Posted By: Baxter83
I wouldn't have shot one if it wasn't my last day to hunt and my first bird of the season.


Never apologize for taking a legal animal that you wanted to take. It satisfied you, and that's all that counts!

Congrats man!
very true. congrats

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#1313372 - 05/03/09 08:28 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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Congratulations dude, that is awesome. \:D
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#1313392 - 05/03/09 08:40 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: RUGER]
TurkeyBurd Moderator
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Its ashame some folks are ill at you. Dude- i think its great, kill them all!!!!!!!!!!!
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#1313396 - 05/03/09 08:43 PM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: THE ONE]
ROOKIE2323
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congrats
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#1315380 - 05/05/09 04:03 AM Re: I finally got one!! [Re: THE ONE]
Buck Assassin
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CONGRATS!
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