2017-05-04 / Outdoors

GOOD LOOKING GOBBLERS



AUDREY SMITH (left) shot her first long beard, a 21-pound tom with a 9.5-inch beard, last week. Audrey’s brother, Nate Smith (right), shot an “identical bird” the next morning. AUDREY SMITH (left) shot her first long beard, a 21-pound tom with a 9.5-inch beard, last week. Audrey’s brother, Nate Smith (right), shot an “identical bird” the next morning.


MICHAEL SCOTT of Schoolcraft shot this jake west of South French Road on Friday. Scott made the shot at about 20 yards behind some blown-over trees. “Just a stub of a beard and pencil eraser spurs did not stop it from being a great experience,” Scott said in an email. MICHAEL SCOTT of Schoolcraft shot this jake west of South French Road on Friday. Scott made the shot at about 20 yards behind some blown-over trees. “Just a stub of a beard and pencil eraser spurs did not stop it from being a great experience,” Scott said in an email.

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