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#3412405 - 10/21/13 04:59 PM Giant Bearded Hen
mattwhit166
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Funny story behind this one actually. To make a long story short, I missed the running gobbler and hit the still hen. Their paths happened to cross at the wrong time for her. When I saw that the monster longbeard kept running and the hen was left lying, my heart sank a bit...until I approached her. What are the chances?

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#3412406 - 10/21/13 05:00 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: mattwhit166]
mattwhit166
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#3412409 - 10/21/13 05:03 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: mattwhit166]
TheRealSpurhunter
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Registered: 10/09/13
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Looks like a shooter to me!
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#3412410 - 10/21/13 05:03 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: mattwhit166]
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awesome man. have been trying to kill a bearded hen for a couple years. congrats, sorry bout the "other longbeard"
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#3412422 - 10/21/13 05:11 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: Public land rat]
mattwhit166
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I am seeing more and more of them around here. Most of which aren't nearly that size. Looks like if I'd have been shooting at her, I woulda missed anyway. Dumb luck lol
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#3412502 - 10/21/13 06:14 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: mattwhit166]
catman529
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That's a good hen right there, I'd be bummed about the longbeard but definitely glad to get the bearded hen.
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#3413887 - 10/22/13 02:42 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: catman529]
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#3414125 - 10/22/13 05:33 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: DEER REPELLANT]
mattwhit166
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Thanks boys...making me want spring season here that much more.
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#3414291 - 10/22/13 07:18 PM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: mattwhit166]
Gravey
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That's the longest beard I think I've ever seen on a hen. Hate you missed the gobbler but that is a cool hen.
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#3414759 - 10/23/13 03:11 AM Re: Giant Bearded Hen [Re: Gravey]
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Awesome man. Not to hijack but similar thing happened to me last year. Was waiting out big boy, had fallen asleep in my blind, came to, saw the bird with the beard, focused on the beard, and boom. That's a nice beard on a hen you've got
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