Wednesday, May 31st, 2023
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Christine Thomas: A trip down memory lane from the turkey woods

Christine Thomas with her first turkey, a jake shot in 1999 near Princeton on a farm owned at that time by the Hotmar sisters. Thomas was hunting that day with Prof. Dan Trainer, who was then chair of the UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources. (Photo by Dan Trainer)
I am writing this from my turkey stand at the little cabin, opening day of Season B in Wisconsin. The toms gobbled early. However, only hens have come into my decoys. There is one milling around them right now. Turkey hunting has me thinking about an invitation I received earlier this year that allowed me to revisit the spot where I harvested my first turkey.
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