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1st bird down in CA
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
Congrats again dan!!! Great pic!
Atta boy Dan. I'm sure you'll get 2 more in no time buddy. Lookin forward to seeing pix
Way to go Dan! Congrats on a great bird!
WTG Dan! REALLY great picture!
PLease tell me where you get the bow stand you have in the picture! I been looking for one!
and congrats for the bird! Québec season open end of April - still a month left to wait...
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.
Great looking bird ! Congrats !
Nicely done Dan! Congrats! Great pic as well!
I liked the pic as well. Love the sound of the gobble at first lite, good job!
Congrats on a nice bird,good stuff!
Congrats Dan & good luck on the rest of your season as well!
con grads on a beautifully bird ,well done
Here's the short video I spoke of in my original post.