Congratulations to all our 2013 Turkey Contest Participants and thanks to all of you who stopped out at the shop today!
Here are the winners of our 2013 Turkey Contest:
Grand Prize: Largest Bird by NWTF Score went to Michael Nigh with a score of 88.055. His bird weighed 23.875 lbs., had 1 1/8" spurs, and sported a double beard with a total lenth of 21 1/4". Nigh
wins a $50 gift certificate.
Random Drawing: Greg Heath was drawn from the 21 entries into the contest and he wins a $25 gift certificate.
Longest Spurs: Casey Hayes took the longest spurs category with a bird that had 1 5/16" and 1 13/16".
Largest Weight: We had a tie in this category with Kenny Parman and Mike Lawrence both bringing in birds that weighed 27 lbs. 4 oz.. To break the tie we went to spur, beard, and NWTF Score and
Parman's bird slightly edged out Lawrence's tom. Congratulations to both hunters on taking such heavyweights!
Longest Beard: Mike Mayhew pulled top honors in the longest beard category. He shot a triple bearded bird with 9", 6 1/2", and 3" beards totalling 18 1/2". Way to go Mike!
Youth Division: This year we just did a random drawing for all youth turkey hunters who entered their birds. Conner Young was drawn as this year's winner. He took a 21.125 lb. bird, with 1"
spurs, and a 10 1/2" beard. Good work Conner!
While she wasn't drawn, we also wanted to congratulate Madison Frakes who took a 20 lb. bird with a 10 1/2" bird. Way to go Madison!