2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by yella yelper » April 17th, 2017, 9:41 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/12/17
TIME: 10:30AM
STATE: AR
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Remington 870 youth 20 ga
AMMO: TSS #9 1 5/8oz
CALL & MAKER: Hooks Executioner 2
BEARD 1: 9.25
RIGHT SPUR: 3/4"
LEFT SPUR: 3/4"
WEIGHT: 17lbs, 4oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Caught a 2 year old lonely mid morning. Repositioned 3 times and barely got settled the last time before he came running full speed. Cut him down at 22 yards full sprint.

Running Total: 55Image

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » April 18th, 2017, 2:33 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/18/17
TIME: 7:30AM
STATE: MO
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Browning BPS
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Lights Out Aluminum
BEARD 1: 10 1/2"
RIGHT SPUR: 1 1/8" (chipped)
LEFT SPUR: 1 1/4"
WEIGHT: 25lbs, 2oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: I found where the hens usually exit the fields to go nest in hopes a tom would follow. He did.

Running Total: 56

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by TimberlandTaxidermy » April 18th, 2017, 6:38 pm

WHO:Timberland
DATE:4/18/2017
TIME:9am
STATE:MO
SPECIES:Eastern
WEAPON: PSE Bow Madness 3G
AMMO: Rage Hypodermic
CALL & MAKER: Made to Hunt slate call
BEARD 1: 10.5"
BEARD 2: 8"

RIGHT SPUR: 1 1/8"
LEFT SPUR: 1 1/8"
WEIGHT: 18lbs
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT:
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Running Total:57

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by davisd9 » April 20th, 2017, 10:25 am

WHO: davisd9
DATE: 4/20/17
TIME: 7:20 am
STATE: SC
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Mossberg 500 20 ga
AMMO: BIGXL #9s
CALL & MAKER: XT Havoc by Steve Kinder
BEARD: 11.25"
RIGHT SPUR: 1"
LEFT SPUR: 1"
WEIGHT: 18 lbs 14 oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Lucky

Running Total: 58

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by swampchicken » April 20th, 2017, 2:08 pm

Me
4-20-17
7:55 am
Missouri
12ga 2oz 9 TSS
beard 10.25"
spur 1 1/8"
weight 22lb 2oz

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Spurhunter » April 21st, 2017, 9:04 am

Who:Spurhunter aka. Gobblergetter
Date: 4/19/17
Time: 7:00 am
Where: Michigan
Species: Eastern
Weapon: Remington 870 Supermag
Ammo: Winchester LB 3.5" #6
Call & Maker: Primos signature series mouth call, Blodgett Slate (Harry Blodgett)
Beard: 10 3/4"
Spurs: 1"
Weight: 22 lbs.
Reason for a successful hunt: Scouting, calling and location,location location!
Scott's 4-19-17 Gobbler 22 lbs. 10.75 beard and 1 inch spurs.JPG

Who:Ken
Date: 4/19/17
Time: 7:20 am
Where: Michigan
Species: Eastern
Weapon: Remington 870
Ammo: Winchester LB 3" #5
Call & Maker: Primos
Beard: 9 5/8"
Right Spur: 1"
Left Spur: 15/16"
Weight: 23 lbs.
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by el diablo » April 23rd, 2017, 6:39 am

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4/22/17
El Diablo
VA Eastern
10.5" beard 3/4" spurs
Benelli M2 1 7/16oz 9's
Billy White Hustlin' Hen and XT Havoc
Dumb setup, luck prevailed! Shot at 8 steps.


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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Matt / PA » April 24th, 2017, 9:59 am

Who: The kid
Date: 4/22/17
Time: 7AM
Where: Pennsylvania
Species: Eastern
Weapon: Mossberg 20ga
Ammo: TSS #9 , 1 5/8oz
Call & Maker: Stainless over Slate , John Sinclair, PA
Beard: 9 1/2"
Right Spur: 1/2" (busted off)
Left Spur: 1 1/8"
Weight: 18.3 lbs.
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by hobbes » April 24th, 2017, 10:39 am

Hobbes
4/13/17
Montana
Merriam's
Remington 870 Supermag
Federal 3 1/2", 2 oz., #6
Motherlode Calls -
BEARD 1: 8 1/8"
RIGHT SPUR: 5/8"
LEFT SPUR: 5/8"
WEIGHT: 19.9 lbs
23 yards
#1 Reason for success..........He was lonely and I filled his head with holes when he came to the call.

Running total #64

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by hobbes » April 24th, 2017, 10:45 am

Hobbes
4/14/17
Montana
Merriam's
Remington 870 Supermag
Federal 3 1/2", 2 oz., #6
Motherlode Calls -
BEARD 1: 2"(barely visible, beard rot)
RIGHT SPUR: 11/16"
LEFT SPUR: 1/2"
WEIGHT: 20.0 lbs
15 yards
#1 Reason for success..........Roosted them the night before. Four hens drug three toms into range and we doubled after an hour and a half.

Running total #65

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by hobbes » April 24th, 2017, 10:54 am

Olivia (my daughter)
4/16/17
Montana
Merriam's (shouldn't be anything here but Merriam's but we've killed a couple at this location that really stretch the color range)
Remington 870 Youth 20
Federal Triple Beard 3", 1 1/4 oz, 5,6,7
Motherlode Calls -
BEARD 1: 9 1/4"
RIGHT SPUR: 11/16"
LEFT SPUR: 13/16"
WEIGHT: 19.3 lbs
30 yards
#1 Reason for success..........He was really lonely and Olivia filled his head and neck with holes when he ran in strutting and gobbling.

Running total #66
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » April 24th, 2017, 3:46 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 4/24/17
TIME: 6:50AM
STATE: MO
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Browning BPS
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Lights Out Aluminum, Champions Choice Purr Pot, Judge and Jury
BEARD 1: 11"
RIGHT SPUR: 1 1/4"
LEFT SPUR: 3/4"
WEIGHT: 24lbs, 1oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: I was able to sneak in early and set up close to the roost.

Running Total: I have no idea anymore.

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Shooter » April 24th, 2017, 6:03 pm

Gophert and I
4-21-17
6pm
TN
Eastern
Benelli M1, 20
90/93 1 5/8oz, of 8s
9 1/2" beard
1" spurs
18 lb
Snuck in on em standing up to 35 yds. No crawling for this crip anymore






Running total 68
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by OLE RASPY » April 24th, 2017, 9:09 pm

The misses
4-15-17
6:00am
935 mossberg 3.5" 6 shot win longbeards
Ky
Eastern
Setup where he wanted to be. Used no decoys or calls.
Her first bird.
20lbs 8oz
10" beard
.750 spurs (both)
Running total 69
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TURKEYS
COYOTES
DEER
SQUIRRELS
(all in this order)

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by OLE RASPY » April 24th, 2017, 9:17 pm

Me
4-20-17
9:00am
Eastern
Ky
935 mossberg 3.5" win longbeards 6shot
Called off and on using gooserbat bacon. Waited patiently. Had to set timer on phone to take pic. Hunted solo.
22lbs 4oz
10" beard
1.125 spurs (both)
Runnin total 70
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TURKEYS
COYOTES
DEER
SQUIRRELS
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by HunterGKS » April 25th, 2017, 10:07 am

WHO: HunterGKS
DATE: 04/25/2017
TIME: 06:57 A.M.
STATE: Ohio
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Remington 11-87
AMMO: Federal Heavyweight #7
CALL & MAKER: Thanks Giving Box Call by Ron Clough & Primos Mouth Call
BEARD 1: 9 ½”
BEARD 2:
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR 1 ¼”
LEFT SPUR: 1 ¼”
WEIGHT: 20 lbs. 5 ozs.
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: A super hot bird

Running Total: 71
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by tubecaller10 » April 25th, 2017, 1:00 pm

WHO: tubecaller10
DATE: 4/24/17
TIME: 5:00 pm
STATE: AL
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: 20 Gauge Remington 870 with leopold scope
AMMO: TSS 7x9
CALL & MAKER: Houndstooth batwing
BEARD 1: 10 3/4"
RIGHT SPUR: 1"
LEFT SPUR: 1:
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Finding his track, and patience.

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by swampchicken » April 26th, 2017, 1:47 pm

Me
4-26-17
11:30 am
MO
2 Oz TSS 9s
35 yds
Beard 11 3/8"
22 lb 0 Oz
Right spur 1 1/2"
Left spur 7/8" broken

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Swampchickin234 » April 27th, 2017, 11:07 am

Me
State: MO
4-23-17
6:57 am
ImageT 9.5
30 yards
Beard 10-3/4
24 lb
Right spur 1/2" broken smooth off
Left spur 1-3/8

He was going where he wanted and I got there first.



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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Spurhunter » April 28th, 2017, 8:09 pm

Who: My Son Justin
Date: 4-26-17
Time: 7:45am
State: Michigan
Species: Eastern
Weapon: Remington 12 ga. 870 Super Mag
Ammo: Winchester 3.5" #6's Longbeards
Call & Maker: Primos Signature Series Diaphragm, Blodgett Slate (Harry Blodgett), Spring Allure Custom Calls (Copper & Cocobolo) Ricky Padgett
Weight: 18lbs
Beard: 9.5"
Left Spur: 1 1/16"
Right Spur: 1 1/16"
Reason for success: Scouting, Calling and Reaping
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by hobbes » May 2nd, 2017, 3:57 pm

Who: Hobbes
Date: 4-27-17
Time: 10:30 AM
State: Montana
Species: Merriam's
Weapon: Remington 12 ga. 870
Ammo: Winchester 3" #6's Longbeards
Call & Maker: Longbeard by Motherlode Calls and Hooks double sided box call
Weight: 17.75lbs
Beard: 8.25"
No spurs
Reason for success: Stayed after him until he apparently lost hen that he'd been following...........and a load of #6s to the face.

Running total #76

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Coalman » May 4th, 2017, 3:41 pm

WHO: Nate (youth hunt)
DATE: 4/30/17
TIME: 06:15
STATE: NH
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: 20 gauge Mossberg Mini Bantam
AMMO: 3" #6
CALL & MAKER: Aluminum slate
BEARD 1: 11"
RIGHT SPUR: 1/2
LEFT SPUR: 1/2
WEIGHT: 18 lbs
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Knowing the farm.
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Coalman » May 4th, 2017, 3:44 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 05/03/17
TIME: 05:15
STATE: NH
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: 12 gauge TC Encore Aim Point Red Dot
AMMO: 3" #6
CALL & MAKER: Aluminum slate
BEARD 1: 10"
RIGHT SPUR: 3/4
LEFT SPUR: 3/4
WEIGHT: 23 lbs
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Calling in his girlfriend. She said bad things to Henrietta.
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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » May 5th, 2017, 3:17 pm

WHO: Me
DATE: 5/5/17
TIME: 9:20AM
STATE: IA
SPECIES: Eastern
WEAPON: Browning BPS
AMMO: H13 3/2/6
CALL & MAKER: Champions Choice Purr Pot
BEARD 1: 10"
RIGHT SPUR: 1"
LEFT SPUR: 1"
WEIGHT: 20lbs, 10oz
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: I was lucky enough to wake up from my nap just in time to see him. He didn't make a sound.

Running Total: 79, maybe?

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Re: 2017 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Post by Jamey » May 7th, 2017, 4:23 pm

#5 for the season, #3 for GA
WHO: Me - Jamey
DATE: 4/27
TIME: evening
STATE: GA
SPECIES: eastern
WEAPON: Mossy SA-20
AMMO: T9 2-3/4" 1-7/16oz Hals load
CALL & MAKER: me Rex Calls trumpet
BEARD 1: 11
BEARD 2: 7
BEARD 3:
RIGHT SPUR: 1
LEFT SPUR: 1
WEIGHT: ?
#1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: Put the sneak on him crawling to within 100 yds and then called in his hen with him in tow. Shot him at 10 yds while laying down in the briars.

Running Total: 82
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