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No luck here either..The birds had lock jaw by me this morning...Nothing gobbling on the roost the woods were quiet..I had 5 birds coming in 4 jakes and a long beard...only I didnt know they were coming in..They came in with out a peep..So I got up to move to a differant location and I bumped into them..Oh well...Thats why it's called hunt"n" and not Kill"n"
 

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It was windy and cold this AM. Saw a couple of hens early. Was able to get a couple Jakes attention with the call just before I had to quit, but they didnt show much interest. Got a couple more days this week I can try. This is my 4th year out. It'd be nice to finally get something. Even if I dont, its nice to be in the woods.
 

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Well my first ever turkey hunt ended without a turkey but it was nice to be in the woods again. It was cold this morning! I saw a few deer and a couple of squirrels....I didn't see or hear anything that resembled a turkey except for Dragthor of course..:D Still have 4 more days so we will see what happens...I know the birds are there somewhere.
 

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JerseyJim and I got soaked this morning. When the rain died down a little... I gave a couple of loud yelps with the mouth caller. 5 minutes later I had 3 hens 15 yards from the end of my barrel. It was awesome.

I cannot believe they didn't see my eyes blinking or the steam coming out of my mouth (wet and chilly).

I was a full camo statue.

No gobblers chasing the hens.
 

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I cancelled todays hunt becasue it was suppose to rain. But in South Jersey, it was over by 4am. Oh well, i'm going to hit it the next 2 days and see what happens.
 

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It was a wet one for sure... I didn't see a darn thing but rain! There is a turkey across the street from my house right now strutting his stuff for the ladies....Private property...Maybe he will cross the road for the morning hunt...[smirk]
 
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