Two Turkey Hunters Get Shot At by Inattentive Hunter [VIDEO]

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These two guys were out turkey hunting when they found themselves in a very dangerous situation.

They were attempting to call two gobblers into their set-up when another hunter, unbeknownst to them, snuck up from behind and shot right through them.

What makes it infuriating is that the approaching hunter was shooting at their decoys. Which means that he wasn’t close enough to be sure of what he was shooting at. And he darn sure wasn’t close enough to determine what was between him and his target.

Bad form.

The shot happens at 2:09 in the video. The hunter on the left actually took a few of those pellets. (If you click on the little gear in the lower right-hand corner of the video, you can slow it down to 0.25x speed, and you can see that he gets hit in the leg.)

Thankfully, none of the pellets broke skin, and both hunters were fine. Again, the fact that the approaching hunter was SO far away that his pellets didn’t even break skin just makes me certain that it was stupid to take a shot.

The turkey hunters get shot at, but they react pretty well all things considered.

Remember, guys…there are people out there who will take shots like this. Stay frosty.


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5 Responses to “Two Turkey Hunters Get Shot At by Inattentive Hunter [VIDEO]”

  1. Mark Denning

    I’ve had guns pointed at me and been shot at multiple times. One of theses times I or someone else is going to get killed because of their stupidity

  2. Dave Opsahl

    I have been shot at while trout fishing several times. Stupid me, didn’t realize turkeys were waterfowl.

  3. Cheryl

    One of my greatest fears while hunting public lands. Have had another hunter walk up on me, but thankfully never shot at.

  4. Bryan Busch

    This is exactly why it is illegal to stalk turkeys in Pennsylvania in the spring gobbler season

  5. al

    I guess that’s what happens when your camouflage gets too good.