Realtree Kids: May 2023

Reader Contributed | May 1, 2023

Claire Beasley, 12, of Lyons, with her first turkey. She was hunting in Emanuel County on April 7.

Thomas Knight, 14, of Sharpsburg, with a Coweta County 8-pounder caught on April 6.

Joe Donehoo, of Norcross, caught this channel cat on carp bait during Spring Break at Sweet Water Creek in Douglasville.

A Polk County get together for a grandmother’s 80-year-old birthday yielded an impromptu family fish fry. The five siblings and cousins are Joshua, Lyla, Emma, Charlotte and Clara.

Rebekah Butler, 13, of Winder, took her first deer, a doe, on a 30-30 Ministries’ hunt in Walton County on Nov. 3 while hunting with her dad.

Walker Atkins, of Social Circle, with a Morgan County bird from March 23.

Blair Tyler, 8, of Alma, with her first turkey, taken in Bacon County on March 25.

Blake Beavers, of Canton, killed his first gobbler on March 25 at 7 p.m.

Cannon Padgett, of Leesburg, with a turkey from the opening weekend youth season.

Chase Cook, 13, of Demorest, with a Habersham County turkey from April 6.

Easton Jennings, 11, of Dacula, with his first turkey, taken April 5 in Greene County.

EJ Mullis, 13, of Sumner, with a turkey killed on March 25 at 7:58 a.m.

Eleven-year-old Ezra Roper with a Troup County gobbler.

Finn Knight, 8, killed his second turkey ever on April 1. It had double beards.

Fisher Allen, of Cochran, took his first turkey on the afternoon of the youth opener. The gobbler had a 9-inch beard and 1-inch spurs.

Hayden Ellis, 12, of Morven, with a Brooks County bird.

Hunter Cook, of Rome, took his first turkey on April 2 in Spalding County.

Hunter Givens, 14, of Monroe, with an Oconee County tom from April 6.

Ian Baldassarri, 14, of Carrollton, with a Carroll County turkey from April 1.

Jake Clements, 12, of Fitzgerald, called up and killed his first gobbler in Irwin County on April 3.

River Merritt, 8, of Sylvester, with a Worth County bird from March 25.

Rowe Zeigler, 9, of Hahira, shot his first turkey in Atkinson County.


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