Bob's 2022 Spring Gobbler
April 27, 2023
Prior to the 2022 spring gobbler season, I had heard fewer gobblers on land to which I have access than I had heard for many years. This included both public and private lands. I had, however, heard regular gobbling on properties where I don't have permission to hunt.
I had pretty much settled on a first-day hunt on a ridge where my son, Bob, has enjoyed frequent success. I figured he could call in one of the gobblers I'd been hearing there. However, the day before the season opened, a friend called to let us know that fields adjacent to the ridge were being "painted" with odoriferous liqui...