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2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« on: April 07, 2012, 03:01:13 PM »
Please post your Photos and Measurements here.  :thanks:
Good Luck and Have a SAFE Season!!!! :hunter1:

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 09:53:02 PM »
I killed this bird yesterday morning 20 minuets after daylight.  Absolute perfect hunt, set up 150 yards from the roost he flew down about seventy yards away and called him to 30 yards.  It was on public land so I wasn't using decoys.  This is my first bird off public land and the biggest set of spurs I've ever taken.  I was hurt at work earlier this year and missed the first 4 weeks of season.  This was only the second hunt I've been on this year and after spending the first two weeks of the season in the hospital not knowing if I'd even be able to hunt again, this one was definately special.  Needlees to say there was alot of cheering and alot of high fives.






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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2012, 10:44:17 PM »
congratulations. Did you happen to weigh him?
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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2012, 10:51:34 PM »
21 1/2 lbs

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2012, 08:11:02 AM »
Nice hooks!  :bigup:
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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2012, 08:16:57 AM »
Man, those are some impressive limb hangers.  very nice mature bird there

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2012, 07:05:18 PM »
Heck I'll play

Weight – 25 pounds
Right Spur – 1.125" = 11.25
Left Spur – 1.125" = 11.25

Beard #1 - 12”
Beard #2 - 9.5”
Beard #3 - 7”

Total Beard is 28.5" = 57

Total score 79.5"?













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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2012, 08:32:42 PM »
Congrats on a couple of Fine Birds!  :bigup:

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2012, 07:54:26 AM »
Maybe we need typical and non-typical categories this year......?
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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2012, 08:29:47 PM »
The idea of a typical or none typical category was brought up before and we went with just one category. I won't change it in the middle of the contest so if you all think you want 2 cats we can do it next year. Let me know.

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2012, 11:48:19 AM »
And the Winner is.... Birddog13 Congrats on a nice bird!  :bigup:
Second Place is... Carolina Custom Calls Congrats on another nice bird!  :bigup:

Only 2 entries this year whats up with that  :huh: Well both winners will get a prize soon! Thanks for entering  :2up:

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2012, 04:02:01 PM »
Thanks Larry...

Yeah I would have thought there would have been more entries myself.
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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #12 on: June 17, 2012, 09:27:27 AM »
 I think its a testament to how difficult these birds sre to hunt.  Congrats birddog

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2012, 11:16:23 AM »
I'm not entering the contest since I don't turkey hunt but wanted to post a picture of a bird that was killed by a friend of mine. He was using the 6th pot call that I have made. This is what is really rewarding to me, is to be able to take a block of wood and make something that not only looks good but gets the job done too. I must give kudos to all of you for your sharing of knowledge and to Al for starting the forum! I'm going to have to try my hand at turkey hunting one day!



Missouri bird, 18lbs, 10" beard, my call in the picture.

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Re: 2012 Turkey Contest Leader Board
« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2013, 10:55:25 AM »
Sorry I'm so slow at getting these things done but better late than never. I didn't know what to make for the trophies so I thought for quite some time and came up with this. The Turkey Medallions are a gift from THO Al and the engraved plates are a gift from Ron Gould. The rest is my doings!  :hysterical:



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