Great pics. My brother and nephew will be heading out for some Wisconsin turkey hunting on Wednesday. I had hoped to redeem a free plane ticket and film their hunt, but things didn't work out this time.
I did not weigh him, or measure the spurs. They look to be over an inch.
If you saw my scouting pics post, he was the 1st one pictured. Was out glassing for him and saw him. Planned a long stalk. Crawled into a briar patch with camera man and layed flat on the ground. called one time when he entered the field where he could of made me, I shut up. He came from 100 yards out to investigate and got smacked at 40 yards. No cover. Got some pretty good video of the hunt, but it is a bit shakey cause the camera man had to loose the tri-pod in order to film.
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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