...Into Kansas, to chase a few jayhawks on the archery opener. Had an insane day, and I literally could have shot jakes on about 15 different occasions. We called in 4 strutters at about 930, and my buddy was able to connect. He left shortly thereafter.
From the time he left, until 130, the birds gobbled nearly nonstop, and I had turkeys within 20 yards of me for about 90% of the time. I was finally able to call a group of hens in, and they drug in 7 longbeards with them. After whiffing on a headshot attempt (dumb!), I reloaded, and wacked on that stood there gobbling.
From then, it was game on, as suddenly, a herd of turkeys poured out of the woods, and began thrashing my bird for a solid 30 minutes. I called in two more gobblers while they pecked at mine, but passed on shooting, as I wasn't ready for the season to end just yet. Shooting both my birds in 5 minutes last spring made me sad.
I love wackin turkeys!