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Turkey video to get everyone fired up!

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My son won a national youth turkey contest two years ago (had to submit three pics from a turkey hunt, one being a hero shot of a youth with the turkey that he/she took with bow and arrow) and the grand prize was getting an all expenses paid trip to Northern California to hunt turkeys out there during the youth season.  We went last year in mid-late March and had a wonderful trip.  Below is the video the guys who hosted us put together.  It only shows one small bit of the hunt, but it was intense and fun!  The whole trip was wonderful!  Hope you enjoy the video...

 

Ryan's CA Rio HERE

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That is so cool Scoot.  What a great tribute to an awesome experience.  I'm sure you'll both remember this for the rest of your lives.

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Very Awesome Scoot!  I know it was a heck of a trip, but it is cool to be part of it for a few minutes!  Ryan has such an authentic and awesome smile in that picture at the end.

 

Hopefully it happens again this year.

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Very cool, and Awesome shot!! Just like a Pro, he didn't shoot until you got some video footage! :)

 

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Awesome hunt and Video!!!....and Wow what a bird, those spurs are quite the hooks. Nothing better than a hunt like that, way to get him outdoors. That will be one his favorite hunts he'll ever have, great composure to boot. Dialed and delivered a perfect shot, not his first rodeo!

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