|I credit Mr John Byrne and his son J.T. the
most in promoting fall turkey dog hunting.
Mr. Byrne and J.T. breed and raise the finest turkey dogs in the world.
I have been privileged to now own two of their dogs, Zeke and Magnum.
Here's a song honoring the Legend of John Byrne written by Michael Fitch and performed by the Buskars.
After 9 years hunting with Zeke, without a doubt fall turkey hunting with my dogs is my favorite thing to do.
A friend asked me one time - if I could only hunt one thing the rest of my life, and I could have all the resources to do it, what would it be?
I replied fall turkey hunting with dogs before he could finish his question!
|The dogs are just a tool in helping you find and
flush the turkeys.
A lot of times, even if the dogs flushed turkeys, you still don't see them, or call any back.
Having a dog is still no guarantee that you will find or get a wild turkey.
After hunting all day, even if we hadn't found any turkeys, I enjoyed the
companionship with my dogs, watching them hunt, and enjoying their affection.
The last picture above on the right is with Billy Whitman and his german shorthair Katie in the mountains of Virginia.
In HIM, 'Deadeye' Tommy Barham, Capron, VA. Member of the Primos® Prostaff since 1992.
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