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Getting Into Trouble

I sometimes write something in a column that a few readers find offensive. These readers are often not bashful about telling me about it.

In a recent column about my son's harvesting a gobbler last spring, I included Bob's telling me that I was not to use baits (aka food plots), blinds, and decoys because he believes using them constitutes a dishonorable way to kill a turkey. He believes this because their use, especially the blinds and decoys, removes the gobbler's best defense: his sharp eyesight – making the contest unfair.

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