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Congrats on the birds, thrill. Enjoyed the read. Stud of a GA bird!

What week were you hunting MS? You hunt the centralish part of state, right? Just curious as to your experience with non-responsive gobblers.
 

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DH88, I was south in Lincoln around first part of April. I heard several other guys mentioning similar behavior but then there are those that had birds gobble every other breath and walk headfirst into their grave. [shootin]

Were you in the area? Have similar experiences?

Congrats on the birds, thrill. Enjoyed the read. Stud of a GA bird!

What week were you hunting MS? You hunt the centralish part of state, right? Just curious as to your experience with non-responsive gobblers.
 

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DH88, I was south in Lincoln around first part of April. I heard several other guys mentioning similar behavior but then there are those that had birds gobble every other breath and walk headfirst into their grave. [shootin]

Were you in the area? Have similar experiences?
No, not in the area. Just from past experiences birds seem to do their thing a bit earlier with early green up. Which leads me to believe there is a little more to the process than strictly photo period. Already getting poult reports way up in north MS. Which is definitely early.
 

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Somewhere in the eastern US

And that's how it's done fellas !!! You don't have to say what state !!!
Another epic season . Now ,,, somebody find this dude a wife and save a few gobblers lives 🤔
Just imagine mindy if you watch THP!!!!!! She could cook and travel with him and apparently does most the driving. Hunt all day then come in to a hot meal????? Be careful what you ask for apparently those ladies are out there!!!!!! He just needs one kid that plays youth sports to slow him down a tad😁
 

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Bonus birds! Taken from here, there, and yonder!
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Dang DL, you been putting it on them!! Congrats on a great season. That ones a goodun!!
 

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looks colonial to me . congrats man.
 

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I hope the little fellas make it. At least she got a good hatch. Getting them hatched without a busted nest is a miracle. Now, it’ll take another miracle for 2 or 3 of them to survive the next 3 weeks. I’m sure hoping for a great hatch this year. Nice pic!! I like the way your grass is short. My plots are waist high already. You’ve put some effort into yours!!
 

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Well.....that’s a 9 acre field and where the pic was taken is recently planted chufa. The middle is corn and the east end is durana clover. There is also a fruit tree orchard. A lot goes into it, but we love it. The negative is that there’s a big cat that caught a mature gobbler in that field a month ago. Made me sick. Hope the old hen keeps her eyes peeled!!! If she raises 3 I’ll be tickled
 

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The mothers are working hard on repopulating after this COVID season..

 
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