Vertical turkey kill

Discussion in 'Crossbow Hunting - Turkeys' started by bbahunter, Apr 30, 2018.

  1. bbahunter

    bbahunter Active Member

    First day of the season here in mass.
    Setup in blind with my new Elite Impulse 31
    I put the decoys out and did a little calling.
    I had one gobbler answer.
    Next thing you know here are 3 jakes and a gobbler behind them.
    The gobbler was a little hesitant to cross the shooting lane. He finally stuck his neck out at about 17 yards, I shot for the neck and almost severed it clean off with a rage hypodermic.
    Nice bird, 22lbs 3/4 “ spurs and 9.5 “ beard.
    Tomorrow I will see if I can get one of the jakes.
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  2. robertyb

    robertyb Member

    Very nice bird. Good looking bow too.
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  3. bbahunter

    bbahunter Active Member

    Thank you Robert, the rage put the hurt on him. :D
  4. Masboy

    Masboy Active Member

    That,s one nice bird an a nice shot ! them wing feathers sure would make some pretty fletching. love the grip on those elites .
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  5. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    Congrats, great bird. Wind was bad here today.
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  6. jacol84

    jacol84 Active Member

    Great job, Brian. Excellent shooting!:D
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  7. xcaliber

    xcaliber Active Member

    Awesome Brian, congrats!
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  8. bbahunter

    bbahunter Active Member

    Thank you everyone.
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  9. Stalker

    Stalker Member

    Congrats! Great shot and bird!
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  10. bbahunter

    bbahunter Active Member

    #2 turkey down with the bow this morning.
    I had that group of jakes hanging around again and put a rage through the body on this one. 14 lbs of tender meat.
    Sorry about the picture, took it when I got home. Turkey season is over for me.

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  11. xcaliber

    xcaliber Active Member

    Nice, that Elite is serving you well Brian.:cool:
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  12. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    Congrats! I'm just getting warmed up, still dealing with those darn hens ;) here, they need to get on a nest and leave me alone.
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  13. bbahunter

    bbahunter Active Member

    Bruce, I was lucky in the fact that I got to these birds before they got to the hens.
    Each day I was done between 7-7:30.

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  14. Oppie

    Oppie Active Member

    I'm hoping the warm weather this next week will get the hens on the nest. Fri. morning I set in my blind in the rain until almost eight, come out to see a gobbler 75yds away all by him self :rolleyes: just feeding. Took Sat off to catch up, back after em tomorrow :D.
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