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Bob's 2020 Autumn Turkey

Along with our friend Scout, my son, Bob, is one of the two best autumn turkey hunters I know. Like Scout, Bob hunts hard, covering lots of ground in his efforts to tag autumn turkeys. Unlike Scout, Bob has one liability as an autumn hunter: He regularly shepherds me on his hunts, and I slow him down considerably.

Last fall, however, Bob was not encumbered by my presence on the opening day. The evening prior to the autumn opener, we were scouting; and I slipped on some wet leaves and took a terrible fall onto a rock pile. I could hardly limp back to the truck. I informed Bob that he was going...


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