( * note: we are currently updating systems that have caused a delay in the processing. Top 20 counties with wild turkey record book largest birds. The gobbler was killed on ma. This week i was out turkey hunting in southeastern michigan when i was lucky enough to wild turkey record book get my first crossbow kill. 125 pounds, taken by jacob braught in linn, ore. Any wild turkey record book game animal taken in fair chase, no matter the size, is indeed a trophy to be proud of and is every bit as worthy of respect and admiration as wild turkey record book those of record class proportions. Com new york wild turkey records! The national wild turkey federation has a scoring system for both “ atypical” and “ typical” turkeys. As an interesting side note, four of the five mississippi wild turkey record categories have been set in the last three seasons.
Killed a michigan turkey a couple weeks ago and posted a thread here. The fall turkey hunting season taught me there is a record book for wild turkey hunting. The american wild turkey” by henry edwards davis. Interested in putting your name in the " book?
More wild turkey record book images. Current records with the nwtf show that the previous largest turkey harvested on record is 37. The ultimate internet wild turkey record book source for turkey hunters. But the national wild turkey federation endorsed natural resources’ proposal to cut back the hunting season. Sc state game bird – wild turkey the wild turkey, or meleagris gallopavo, is one of only two birds native to north america to have been wild turkey record book domesticated ( the other is the muscovy duck). It was taken in the state of. County state weight go there; lyon: ky: 37. Located in howell. As reported by multiple sources, david cody guess has killed one big turkey.
While it is usually rather lighter than the waterfowl, after the trumpeter swan ( cygnus buccinator ), the turkey has the second heaviest maximum. The national wild turkey federation is the official record keeper of all trophy turkeys entered into the record books. Well, come to find out the spurs ( each measuring 1. The mega- selling guinness world records book has been an annual phenomenon since its very first publication in 1955. , according to the national wild turkey federation. When all the paperwork is filed and processed, the bird will score about 115. Its wild turkey records have 30 years of data on more wild turkey record book than 17, 000 amazing trophy birds. What information do i need to register my bird? Here are some wild, wonderful records for some of the biggest, longest and most impressive animals in the mountain state. Atypical turkeys have multiple beards and/ or multiple spurs on a leg.
Books advanced search new releases best sellers & more children' s books textbooks textbook rentals best books of the month 1- 16 of over 2, 000 results for " wild turkey" the wild turkey: biology & wild turkey record book management. The name of the hunter and measurements or scores will be included in this site, ranked by top measurements or overall scores. The beards total 42. It will look great framed with your score sheet, or tucked within the pages of your record book. Nwtf’ s list of wild turkey records thursday, ap at 12: 34 by ian nance weighing in as the wild turkey record book heaviest bird on record is a mammoth rio grande from oregon – and when i think turkey hunting, i think, “ oregon” – tipping the scales at 37. All wild turkey records listings will be maintained by the sw mi long beards chapter in vicksburg, mi. , howard clifford, portland, me, 10/ 9/ 80, location undisclosed notice: under current law, sea- run atlantic salmon are considered federally- endangered, and wild turkey record book wild turkey record book no fishing is permitted for this species. Go here for more on turkey hunting in wild turkey record book florida. Nwtf' s wild turkey records program offers nwtf members a way to register any legally harvested wild turkey record book wild turkey, taken anywhere in the world.
The national wild turkey record book wild turkey federation attn: wild turkey records p. Their two, multi- bearded gobblers will get them in the national wild turkey foundation record books. 13: go there: williamson. Update customer record; education & outreach. The national wild turkey federation is the place. Funds from the sale of these patches will be used to support the big game scoring program, including enabling the holding of periodic scoring sessions.
Wild hog program; private land habitat program. Of harvest year score weight spurs score beard score bobby robinson, wild turkey record book eupora, ms franklin, spring 88 4/ 8 26 4/ 8. Written in 1949 by a south carolinian, and reprinted twice, this is the book when wild turkey record book it comes to a full understanding of, and appreciation for. Sherri fawcett as part of an assignment in biology 220w, spring ) the eastern wild turkey ( meteagris gallopava silvestris ) is the most abundant and most widely occurring sub- species of the five types of wild turkeys. You need the hunter' s name, address, phone number, county and date of harvest, weight of bird, spur lengths ( both) and beard length( s). Common name: eastern wild turkey wild turkey record book ( information for this species page was gathered by ms. 6 pound wild turkey is the world& # 8217; s largest wild turkey ever harvested. Welcome to turkey- talk. This is a good indication that the best the magnolia state has to offer may still be yet to come. The mi state chapter, nwtf, will update the records annually and post on our web site. Includes membership details, events, photos, sponsors and online merchandise sales.
Ulickey’ s turkey is listed in the category of “ best overall eastern” shot with a bow, typical or atypical. There are some huge gobblers in west virginia, especially in jackson county. These are records only of wild turkeys harvested in ny state. You' ll receive a 8x10 certificate for framing, a supspecies specific lapel pin and have your name listed alongside your bird' s wild turkey record book statistics on our website. 1 lb), with records of tom turkeys weighing over 13.
Box 530 edgefield, sc 29824. Archery in ms schools;. 9 in the country. Mail to: the national wild turkey federation attn: wild turkey records p. The fat from your turkey will mix in with the oils from the fryer wild turkey record book and the pairing will moisten the bird as it wild turkey record book cooks. The national wild turkey federation ( nwtf) has officially confirmed the spring gobbler' s weight at 37. Ulickey’ s gobbler ranks seventh overall in the united states. Complete and official hunting trophy records, scores, pictures, wild turkey record book and species information for over 100 big game animals from the world' s leading wild turkey record book hunting conservation group - safari club international. The categories are broken down by subspecies and state.
5" ) would place it top ten all time in the national wild turkey federation books for spur length in the state! Atlantic salmon: 28 lbs. So, the question that is probably in your mind, whose name will go in the books? Officials of the group, which promotes conservation for turkey hunting, said. Nwtf trophy scoring wild turkey record book guide and wild turkey record book score calculator. Freshwater fish records. About a week after guess registered his bird it was confirmed by the national wild turkey federation that his in fact is the world’ s largest wild turkey ever harvested.
How to score your wild turkey before you begin to score your turkey, be sure to note that all measurements are taken in 1/ 16- inch increments and converted to decimal form. The following listings below where derived from a database of wild turkey records as recorded thru the national wild turkey records. Deep- frying your wild turkey is probably the best method for a truly juicy bird. More than a million wild turkeys have been shot in new york since then, and to take the 5th and 31st ranking birds in a double set is nothing shy of incredible.
For a number of years, ( maybe still, wild turkey record book i haven' t looked lately), the state record turkey for weight was a bird from the houghton lake area. Its rope measured 19. There are only two species of turkey in the world; however there are numerous subspecies, wild turkey record book or variations, of each. Hunter robin shiver killed this osceola using several turkey calls as well. Nwtf records have been kept for 45 years, dating back to 1973. It was confirmed today by the national wild turkey federation that cody guess& # wild turkey record book 8217; 37. 61: go there: linn: or: 37. A nonprofit organization that collects and maintains records on trophy class deer, bear, elk and turkey, taken by legal hunting means. In addition to presenting the larger big game animals taken, this web site serves as a reminder of the joys of memorable past hunts and stimulates dreams of future. The record- sized adult male wild turkey, according to the national wild turkey federation, weighed 16. The shots were so wild turkey record book perfectly in sync, vila said, that lawler turned to him afterward.
Shot ap on his lyon county family wild turkey record book farm, it' s the heaviest turkey ever registered. Since then it has sold more than 143 million copies in over 100 countries, wild turkey record book and has been translated into at least 22 languages. The national wild turkey federation has an easy step- wild turkey record book by- step trophy measuring guide and an online measurement wild turkey record book scoring calculator. Score calculator, and " how to measure" instructions. The national wild turkey federation keeps track of turkey records in the united states. Magnolia records turkey database search. Join thousands of individuals who have their birds registered in our wild turkey records database. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for processing time. Includes wild turkey species information, links to turkey calls, online articles, state hunting information, turkey records and everything else related to turkeys and turkey hunting on the web.
A current wild turkey record book nwtf member or another licensed hunter from the state where the bird was harvested must verify all measurements. 8 kg ( 30 lb) uncommon but not rare. The bird will be the new state- record archery gobbler and also no. Turkey fries for approximately 60 to 75 minutes at 350°. 43, plus shipping, plus 6% state sales tax added to order.
) once records are processed, the following will occur:. Register a wild turkey. " the program ranks wild turkeys based on beard, spur length. I always did wonder about that, because that bird was taken in the mid- 80' s, when the majority of the wild turkey record book trap and transplant operations around the state were just getting going, and houghton lake, to my. Use a deep- fryer when cooking wild turkey this way. Hunter robin shiver killed this osceola using several turkey calls as well. Recordkeeping began in fall 1982 and now we have more than 27, 000 records in our database. A slate and mouth diaphragm lured the bird into range and the record books. Thank you for your patience.