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Illini Walli last won the day on April 18 2017

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  1. congrats, fun huntin em in the fall, too actually, not much different than spring, call and hope you can fool one into coming in range IL deer/turkey archery starts thursday and i always focus on turkeys the first couple weeks. we have a 9 day shotgun turkey season last week of october, too
  2. my favorite v jig combo is an avid 63mlxf w/1000 smmytre very sensitive and lightweight with 1/8 to 3/8/th jigs and 6lb 832
  3. wow is right,, looks like fun times
  4. woodhaven diaphragms definitely my favorites copperhead, yellow venom, black venom, red wasp always in my call pouch shot 3 toms using the new ninja hammer last spring, so it's my new favorite mouth call i always have slate, glass and chrystal calls and a box in my vest, too
  5. i think you're on the right track, minky i like the idea of manufacturers matching their chokes and shells. of course its about making money but they also have done a lot of the patterning for you i am nearing a milestone with my ol mossberg 12 gauge that gets heavier every year and am planning on retiring it for a 20 gauge. not sure what gun i will get, but i've always shot winchester turkey loads and think i will go with the longbeard choke and shells
  6. we do a package similar to big dave's shrimp boil but with walleye layer of sliced new taters on the bottom, then the walleye filet, add carrots, bell pepper and sweet onion from the garden, w/butter pat and old bay i seal the packet and poke once with a fork to let some of the steam escape. on the grill at 350 for 40 minutes
  7. me too!!!!!!!!!!!! archery season starts oct. 1 down here. usually hear a few gobbles on the roost early in the season if its still warm got my fall firearm tag but gotta pick up an over the counter archery tag
  8. thanks to borch and hso for puttin on the contest a big high five to team 5 teammates for going 5-for-5 and a special shoutout to dillon for taking youth honors some nice toms taken by hso hunters this season i was fortunate to pull that big boy away from his harem. he fell victim to some sweet notes from a woodhaven copperhead diaphragm (which has become my favorite call the past few seasons) will be the envy of my huntin buds when stylin my hso hat at the local pubs
  9. way to go, guys yep, the toms not about to give up even though its close to closing time have seen several strutters the past couple weeks and heard gobbles yesterday while fishing
  10. great job. makes it 5 for 5 for team 5 congrats on a nice tom, 57 and that willl give our team score a boost
  11. i've made the Walleye Cakes with Blue Cheese Aioli recipe in the "old thread" above for years its from an old Walleye Insider and the recipe was from the Nisswa Grill in Nisswa, Minn one of our favorite change of pace fish recipes gotta cook the fish first and i dont see why you couldnt substitute pike for walleye
  12. so ... dillon has a bird to enter and 1957 is still hunting? looks like we are in good shape, but lot of guys still hunting in MN and WI, i assume ended my season friday. got the blind set up before the shower started. it quit right before sunrise time and there was lots of gobbling on the roost a couple hundred yards away but none where i heard them close by when scouting a couple days earlier. a few distant gobbles on the ground, then nothing after the rain and wind picked up again. finally saw a hen step out of the woods about 830 and start heading toward me. soft yelp
  13. nice tom and cool pix, congrats
  14. congrats, guys, those are a couple really nice ones
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