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#2981471 - 10/14/12 07:09 PM I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but
catman529
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when you crash through the bushes into a field and the flock stands to your left, you don't really look to see how big they are, you just shoot. At least that's what I did. They were smaller than I thought but a great start to the fall season.

just before noon today I finally found some birds in a field. I put the sneak on them. But then lost my phone and tube call somewhere in the field. At first, I kept stalking, but then it started to rain a little.

so the birds disappeared from sight on the other end of the field. I started searching for my phone and call, and found them. I crossed the field carefully, then worked my way through the strip of woods around the field where I thought they might be.

finally I emerged from the privet bushes opposite of where I started out in the field. I looked to my left, and there the flock had re-materialized. They saw me of course and started to leave. I shot one. I then shot another one. By this time, the rest flew off except for one. I ducked and ran full sprint and got in range, but then lost the shot opportunity. The second bird I shot got up, and took off flying. I blew it out of the air with a puff of feathers. So that's 3 shots for 2 birds, and they were poults. But they should taste great. If given the chance to distinguish between adult and young birds, I will always avoid the poults, but this time I couldn't tell. 2 down and 4 to go for Maury County. Public land.



Edited by catman529 (10/14/12 10:41 PM)
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#2981505 - 10/14/12 07:25 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: catman529]
catman529
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I forgot to mention, the first shot was 35 yards and the second at least that far. Farthest I have shot a turkey yet. 25 is my comfortable range but I felt confident in these shots.
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#2981698 - 10/14/12 08:55 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: catman529]
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Congrats but cant see pic.
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#2981756 - 10/14/12 09:29 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: timberjack86]
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Congrats! but pic doesn't work, ill probably hit that public land fri. Or sat.
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#2981780 - 10/14/12 09:47 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: Rockhound]
catman529
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pic worked until I edited the post. I'm on the phone so I will fix it when I get on the comp.
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#2981805 - 10/14/12 10:10 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: catman529]
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Congrats
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#2982159 - 10/15/12 08:29 AM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: easy45]
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Congrats !
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#2982266 - 10/15/12 09:54 AM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: Snake]
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Congrats Catman, keep laying'em down.
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#2983027 - 10/15/12 07:01 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: Andy S.]
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congrats
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#2985178 - 10/16/12 09:05 PM Re: I said I wouldn't shoot a poult, but [Re: rem270]
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