this year i killed my first tom in 4 long years. stupid school finals week overlapping with turkey season. (i actually got 2 toms this year)
the biggest went 21 pounds and had only a 10 inch beard, the smaller of the two was 19 pounds with an 8.5" beard. it was a good season. hope it extends to the fall, i don't have much time to hunt, nor a place (i'm moving out of my dad's farm in ohio.) yet in kansas. but i'll find one for next year, that's for certain!!!
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...