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ChuckN

Michigan Gobblers - pics

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I spent some time visiting family in Michigan last week and I had heard the stories of the "wild" turkeys that roamed the property, and some of the stories were indeed wild.

We arrived late at night and when visiting we hopped onto the computer and I saw some photos and video that blew my mind! Big Toms and Jakes beating on their house, the roof, the walls, and mainly on set of french doors that exited the walk-out basement. Blood covered glass, cut screens, and turkey poo all over the cement slab near the door. shocked.gif

Then, my first morning in the house I woke up to a couple sounds of gobbles, and sure enough, 2 big ole' Toms are strutting their stuff in front of the french doors outside the bedroom. I quick grabbed the camera and took a couple shots before the turkeys saw me and took off.

The photos are poor quality, but you can see one screen that obstructed the picture a bit and how mangled it is just above the backs of the turkey. These were some dandy Toms... crazy.gif

Every morning of our visit they stopped by these doors for a visit. grin.gif

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nice pictures. the second one seems to have some mighty spurs.

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Chuck, Do you hunt longbeards in Michigan?? grin.gifgrin.gif

More then happy to help with damage control wink.gifgrin.gif.

Dan

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Quote:

Do you hunt longbeards in Michigan??


Never have, but I'm going to try next year!! grin.gifgrin.gif

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Looks like they've got a couple trouble makers that need to be taught a lesson. Maybe you should bring a Posse. wink.gif

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Chuck:

Spurs look too sharp. Threat to the children. I think you'll have to get a MI permit next year and show them how it works in MN!

Joel

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