Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Good times in Virginia

With Karen being the editor of the NWTF's Turkey Country magazine, and my wife, you would think we'd have plenty of time to hunt together but it rarely works out that way. However, this spring she received an invite to turkey hunt at Virgina's Primland. And she invited me to join her. (Yes, I did bug her non-stop until she did — but that's beside the

The new lodge is almost too good to be true, and everyone who works here is first rate. We chased ridge running gobblers in the mornings and fly fished and explored the property on ATVs during the afternoons.

During the fishing trip I managed to land a great 15-inch brown trout, but Karen ruled the roost on turkeys. She tagged the attached longbeard this morning with just a few minutes left in the morning hunt. (Virginia stops all turkey hunting at noon until the latter part of the season.)

A great trip and certainly a place we hope to visit again soon.

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