Scrapbook March 2005

Reader Contributed | March 2, 2005

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A food plot with oats and iron-clay peas produced this Tattnall County 8-pointer on October 22. Larry Bland of Reidsville shot the buck, which had a 13-inch tine.

Here’s Linda Bridges of Dothan, Ala. with a pile of Stewart County pork. The bigger hog weighed 275 pounds, and the other weighed 180 pounds.

Tag-team turkey — David Blasen (left) of Carnesville did the calling, and Brian Botts did the shooting on this 26-lb. Frankin County bird.

Jack Butler of Maysville shot his first turkey ever last March. Jack was hunting in Meriwether County with the help of his friend Mike White when he experienced a hunt he will never forget.

Rocky Mountain PFA produced this 8-lb., 3-oz. hybrid bass. Virgil Beatenbo of Rome caught the hybrid in East Antioch Lake.

Faron Swafford of Temple was hunting on the ground at a fence gap when he shot this Paulding County 8-pointer on October 22.

Harold Davis of Wrightsville with two big gobblers taken on April 24, 2004. One had an 11 1/4-inch beard, the other an 11-inch beard.

This Butts County double was scored by Brian Jones (left) and Shawn Powell of Gray. The birds were taken within a half hour of each other the morning of March 28.

On the way to his Meriwether County stand at 5 p.m. October 23, Jeff Shelnutt of Sharpsburg checked a foaod plot to see if recent rains had helped the growth. This 9-pointer was in the plot, and Jeff crawled to within 100 yards for a shot.

This Walton County 9-pointer was chasing two does on October 16 last season. Mike Pearce of Avondale shot the buck.

Albert Bennett of Jesup with a super 8-point buck from Wayne County that he shot October 27.

No tricks, just a treat. Rob Sprague of Macon with a Laurens County 9-pointer that he shot on Halloween morning last season.

This boss tom was taken by Jim Bilotti of Jonesboro in Meriwether County. The bird weighed 21 pounds, had an 11-inch beard, and its spurs were 1 1/4-inches and 1 5/16-inches long.

It was a turkey-killing kind of day in Troup County. (Left photo): C.J. Moore (left) and Joe Williams with a Troup County bird taken at 9:30 a.m. (Right photo): That afternoon at 5:45 p.m., C.J. (right) and Jay Addison teamed up on two more birds. Jay’s gobbler scored 72.15 in a local contest.

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