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1st bird down in CA
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Contributors to this thread:
Dan Mallia 30-Mar-16
Dan Mallia 30-Mar-16
trkyslr 30-Mar-16
joehunter8301 30-Mar-16
Brotsky 30-Mar-16
Scoot 30-Mar-16
Bowfreak 30-Mar-16
IdyllwildArcher 30-Mar-16
Southern draw 30-Mar-16
Frenchman 30-Mar-16
Dan Mallia 30-Mar-16
Drahthaar 30-Mar-16
drycreek 30-Mar-16
Mark Watkins 30-Mar-16
Hawkeye 30-Mar-16
JohnB 30-Mar-16
Lefty15 31-Mar-16
t-roy 31-Mar-16
QQ Archery 31-Mar-16
Julius K 31-Mar-16
Dan Mallia 01-Apr-16
Dan Mallia 02-Apr-16
Dan Mallia 10-Apr-16
From: Dan Mallia
30-Mar-16
Season started up this past weekend in California. I had found a bird and went in early and setup my blind the day before. The next morning, I went in early and got settled into the blind. The morning darkness and quiet was cut by a thunderous gobble that was close, I was worried that the bird may have seen me put out the decoys or sneak into the blind.

He flew down in the other direction and my concern increased. "had he seen me, he had to see me". I gave a couple of soft yelps and he thundered off and started in my direction. He crested a hill and went into full strut, headed for the DSD Jake that was about to breed a hen......... When he got to 7 yards I drew and let the bullhead tipped arrow fly and had my first bird of the season down. The video was shot with a GoPro and isn't as quality as I'd hoped.

18lbs, 8.5" beard, 3/4" spurs

From: Dan Mallia
30-Mar-16

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Dan Mallia's embedded Photo

From: trkyslr
30-Mar-16
Congrats again dan!!! Great pic!

30-Mar-16
Atta boy Dan. I'm sure you'll get 2 more in no time buddy. Lookin forward to seeing pix

From: Brotsky
30-Mar-16
Way to go Dan! Congrats on a great bird!

From: Scoot
30-Mar-16
WTG Dan! REALLY great picture!

From: Bowfreak
30-Mar-16
Sweet! Congrats!

30-Mar-16
Grats

30-Mar-16
Nice !!

From: Frenchman
30-Mar-16
PLease tell me where you get the bow stand you have in the picture! I been looking for one!

and congrats for the bird! Qu├ębec season open end of April - still a month left to wait...

From: Dan Mallia
30-Mar-16
Frenchman.

October Mountain Products is who manufactures them and they are sold at a number of retailers.

Amazon is a good spot for them, they make different models for different bows.

From: Drahthaar
30-Mar-16
Great job. Forrest

From: drycreek
30-Mar-16
Great looking bird ! Congrats !

From: Mark Watkins
30-Mar-16
Nicely done Dan! Congrats! Great pic as well!

Mark

From: Hawkeye
30-Mar-16
Congrats!

From: JohnB
30-Mar-16
I liked the pic as well. Love the sound of the gobble at first lite, good job!

From: Lefty15
31-Mar-16
Congrats on a nice bird,good stuff!

From: t-roy
31-Mar-16
Congrats Dan & good luck on the rest of your season as well!

From: QQ Archery
31-Mar-16
con grads on a beautifully bird ,well done

From: Julius K
31-Mar-16
Congrats!

From: Dan Mallia
01-Apr-16
Thanks all!

From: Dan Mallia
02-Apr-16
Thanks all!

From: Dan Mallia
10-Apr-16
Here's the short video I spoke of in my original post.

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