Well TnTrapper got us on some birds first thing. We were hoping for a double.... Well we set up decoys and had to move twice to try to get where the birds would be coming through. We moved a third time trying to close the distance on a good tom. We set beck up and Trapper did the calling and had that old boss tripple gobbling. Well after a fight with a few hens Trapper had him coming back our way. The old tom was trying to skirt our location. We were setup on the side of a holler. The ole tom came around and I misjudged the distance.... it walked out to be around 55 yards. I shot and the ole tom trotted up the opposite side and went back out 75 yards in the field and started gobbleing again.... not 2 minutes later 2 jakes slipped up behind us and when we were starting to regroup they alarm putted and we decided to leave and let things settle down.|
Went back out the afternoon and saw 1 strutter and 2 more that were with 3 hens. We bumped a tom and 5 other hens trying to work around on the first ones. We set back up in the edge of field we hunted that morning and saw 6 more jakes and 8 hens along with 40+ deer... I could have taken a jake but decided to let them walk. Thanks for the hospitality TnTrapper, had a great time, and see you again in a few weeks. JTHuntsalot it was nice finally meeting you in person too.
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.