Shot my first turkey

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  1. P38 Pilot

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    Im not trying to brag or anything, but I shot my first turkey yesterday.

    I just want to show the pics and possibly the video.
     

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  2. Nonskimmer

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    Hey, good for you!:thumbleft:
    Decent sized bird by the look of it too. I wouldn't really know though, I've never hunted turkey.

    Boy, those are some serious duds you're wearing. Expecting to ambush some Navy SEALs? :lol:
     
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    Thanks NS! It started getting hot so I took off some of the other camo I had on.

    Don't plan on ambushing Navy Seals; just invading Armidillos!
     
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    Nice, what gun did you use, .22?
     
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    More likely a shotgun. Probably 10 or 12 gauge.
     
  7. syscom3

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    Good going P38.

    Show us some pictures of the turkey dinner.
     
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    Damm... That turkey is almost bigger than you !
     
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    Yep. Good on you P-38.
     
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    Thanks guys! I used a 12-gauge take him out when he walked toward our decoy. He was less than 10 yards away!
     
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    12 gauge at 10 meters...... youre lucky there was anything left of him! hehehehehhe
     
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    Save us a leg or two m8 ;)

    Nice shooting :)
     
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    nice one... too bad i don't get a gun or a turkey to shoot
     
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    That should make for some good eating there, -38.
     
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    Now I'm hungry.
     
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    As a fellow turkey hunter, congratulations -38.... That Tom is a pretty good size... Decent looking spurs too...

    How long was his beard, and how much did he weigh???? I have taken a few species of turkey....

    BTW guys, a 12 gauge with 00 buckshot at 10 yards would not be a mess, and u aim for the turkeys head anyways....
     
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    Don't hunt much, but that info can be useful if I'm ever craving a juicy turkey. *Drooling*
     
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    At ten yards you might stand half a chance of beating it to death
     
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    ROFL. True.
     
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    Dont get too excited, cause large wild turkeys are not like the Butterball Turkeys u get for the Holidays at the local grocery store.... They are very rough and gamey tasting, and if not cooked properly, taste rather like heated shit....
     
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