Hunter hunting along a marsh

David Houghtaling

Information

  • Date Taken: 04/23/2022
  • Time Of Day: Morning
  • Method: Shotgun
  • County: Tuscola County
  • Property: Public
  • Type of Photo: Turkey

My first time turkey hunting and I tagged out an hour and a half after sitting down. My step dad called while the Tom was on the roost and made a hen heat up and she came flying down to us. She hung out for more than 15 minutes not more than 5′ from us. Once she started walking away, the Tom came strutting in and I took a 15 yard shot with an old 20 gauge. He was dead before he hit the ground. Hunt I’ll remember forever!