First of all, Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there!

My youngest son and I got up at 3:45 this morning and headed over to a friend’s farm for some turkey hunting.

Here’s my son Jonpatrick with a big Tom that our friend shot from the same blind we were in at about 9 this morning (meaning that we could have slept until 7:30 after all — we’d been in the blind since 5:45 a.m.)


We saw plenty of hens before that, but this was the first male that came along (that my son could get in close to the decoys with the turkey call). And we were even back home in time to make a Mother’s Day brunch!

I think I need a nap though.

Again, Happy Mothers Day, moms!


4 Responses to “An Early Turkey Day on Mother’s Day”

  1. Rick on May 9th, 2010 3:04 pm

    Congratulations.Classic photo for his mom.
    A bird to pluck on her day,not so much.

  2. Joyanna Adams on May 10th, 2010 3:37 am

    What a GREAT picture! Mom should be very proud of her boys!

  3. Doug on May 10th, 2010 10:36 am

    Thanks! It was a fun morning but I sure was glad when it was time to go to sleep last night!

  4. imoforpcs on May 2nd, 2017 3:45 pm

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