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2006 Spring Turkey Mount

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by Rhinodogg, Jan 24, 2007.


  1. Rhinodogg

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    Just got my tom back from last springs hunt. His tail looks rough because he was fighting 2 other birds right before I shot him. He's got a thick 11.25" beard, and 1" spurs. He weighed 23 lbs. This is my first tom, I got a jake the 2 previous seasons.

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  2. noway

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    Man I hate you... I just shot my computer screen thinking a turkey landed in my room ;)

    seriously , Nice job..... your taxidermist did I do wonder how he did the legs and roost in getting the bird to stand up straight.
     

  3. IMHerDad

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    Nice bird!
     
  4. Rhinodogg

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    Thanks. He has all-thread running up the lower leg, and he pinned the leg joint. I asked the same question. :supergrin:
     
  5. Rhinodogg

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    Thank you. I was pretty excited. He, and 3 other toms came in to a jake decoy mating a hen decoy. They were not happy about that jake. :shocked:
     
  6. gruntmedik

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    I bet he was the most unhappy. :animlol: :animlol:

    Nice bird, I hope to get my 1st this spring.
     
  7. nyredneck

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    Nice bird!:thumbsup:

    P.s. I hate you. I want a bird mounted, just can't free the money up at the right time. :sad:
     
  8. duncan

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    Nice.