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Author Topic: Tagged Out in PA!  (Read 82 times)

Offline Bearclaw

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Tagged Out in PA!
« on: May 08, 2019, 09:51:24 PM »

Second PA Gobbler Down!

I am indeed a blessed man! I have a God that loves me and a wife that understands my passion for the outdoors. That's really blessed because I spend a lot of time in the turkey woods this time of year!
 I was hunting this morning in Clearville, PA in the same area where I shot the gobbler on April 29th. I was in the woods and ready to go around 5:45AM right before daybreak and hadn't heard a gobble all morning. When you know there are turkeys in that area, your best plan is to just sit tight and see what comes around. For whatever reasons, turkey gobblers will walk around quietly and just suddenly show up out of seemingly nowhere. You need a lot of patience and a comfortable seat!
 Around 11:10 I noticed movement to my left from behind me. I noticed three jakes (young gobblers) and a hen coming in not more than 10 yards from me.They milled in and around a small creek behind me that separates Maryland from Pennsylvania. They started to leave and I thought if I could call them back, actually the largest one, I would take a shot if he gave me the opportunity. I used my Cutter Magnum mouth call from Hardy's Custom Calls and the jake came back! It was difficult to wait as there were four sets of eyes watching everywhere. I let him walk out for awhile until it was safe to take the shot and down he went! I am now officially tagged out in Pennsylvania! That means that in the Spring Gobbler season in PA, with a special second tag, you are allowed to harvest two male turleys, which I have.
 Let me repeat, I am a blessed man! Thank you Jesus!










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Offline BLUETOE

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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2019, 08:18:16 AM »
Congrats!!! I hunted the first week in Pa and them birds were hen tight and closed mouthed, of the 3 birds taken only one mine was before 10am. Tough hunting when they ain't gobblin"
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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2019, 09:47:59 AM »
Congrats on the bird .  ##$%#1118
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Offline yari

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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2019, 10:02:44 AM »
nice work. congrats

we had 2 1/2" of rain and 30's yesterday. there were 2 lone toms in the filed by my office all day. they didn't move much at all. this season would have been good w/ hens on nests
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Offline MichiganLouie

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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2019, 11:26:36 AM »
Congrats, BC!  Great story.  I wish it was legal to tske two toms in the spring, in Michigan.  Btw, last monday afternoon, there was a nice mature tom strutting and parading for a reluctact hen, in our backyard.  We're watching them from the house.  Of course, they fled when I took Shiloh out for her walk.
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Offline Flintlock1776

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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2019, 12:17:19 PM »
That is a special season to savor! Congrats!
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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2019, 02:31:05 PM »
Congrats on another fine PA bird, now stay on your side of the boarder and give the rest of us a chance.  @--0--0105

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Re: Tagged Out in PA!
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2019, 07:29:22 PM »
Congrats BC, that's a dandy of a hunt!!
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