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The Sportsman's Corner

Bob's Fall Gobbler


November 7, 2019

Courtesy of Richard Tate

Bob Tate shot this 16-pound gobbler with a 6-inch beard in 2018.

Last fall, my son, Bob, and I did not get to hunt together during the autumn turkey season. Because of the heavy rain that occurred on the first day, I did not hunt. Bob, like our friend "Scout," spent a fruitless day hunting in the inclement weather.

During the couple of evenings he got out during the first week, he was unable to run down any turkeys. On the Saturday ending the first week of the season, Bob made a long-hike hunt on one of his favorite game lands. "I didn't even see a scratch," he lamented.

"I know the season's over around here. But, you live in WMA 4D. You have another wee...

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