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!!!
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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