One day, about a week before one of these feasts, he met the Supreme Gobbler, who said:
The Supreme Gobbler eyed him for a moment in silence; then he said:
With this significant remark the Supreme Gobbler left him, and thenceforward the Pious Person dreamed of himself as white meat and dark until rudely awakened by decapitation.
“Well done, a gobbler
,” be cried, jumping up and affecting to embrace his bird; “I tell ‘em to poss-up, and you see ‘em dodge.
come and behold the prospect of skirting Ishmael; come and look nature boldly in the face, and not go sneaking any longer, among the prairie grass and mullein tops, like a gobbler
nibbling for grasshoppers."
He was always trying to ride the colts before they were broken, teasing the turkey gobbler
, seeing just how much red the bull would stand for, or how sharp the new axe was.
On our very first trip out I filmed Bob take a gorgeous gobbler
after a nerve-wracking morning of being close a couple of times without a good shot.
A slow shift of the shotgun and a trigger squeeze produced my first Osceola gobbler
. Those birds had never uttered a sound, and so I learned a profound lesson.
I got my first taste in California with my friend John Higley, when I arrowed my first gobbler
. Unfortunately, a helpful friend finished off my bird with his shotgun.
Located a roosted gobbler
? Set up in the dark as close to the roost area as possible and be quiet.
We had arrived in Kingman, Kansas, that May afternoon for the two-day spring gobbler
hunt, and our group of outdoor writers was enjoying our first dinner together as we got acquainted and anticipated an exciting morning ahead.
In fact, I sometimes manage to astonish myself, missing a gobbler
well inside the effective range of the 12-gauge turkey load.