Two hunters killed gobblers with those measurements. Turkey records search national wild turkey federation. Imb outfitters offers eastern turkey hunting in missouri and iowa from wonderful lodges on the best hunting land in the midwest. Apr 30, 2015 world record turkey taken near kentucky lake its confirmed. Im rick steves venturing beyond europe this time to bring you more travel thrills than ever. Having lived in that part of the world, appreciating the danger from war, extremists, and politics of a woman embarking on such an epic journey alone with a horse, boggled my mind. Winter farms hunting offers guided spring turkey hunts on marylands eastern shore of maryland. Grand slam speaking of wild turkey classification, there is a wild turkey grand slam. Blood feuds, a holdover from feudal justice under the ottomans, are a leading cause of imprisonment. Even then, you should be prepared for a huge diurnal range, with temperatures between day and night routinely differing by over 20. And 26 pounds is at the top of the line for any eastern. The region and the name dogu anadolu bolgesi were defined at the first geography congress in 1941.
The link below is from the national wild turkey federation and they have record book. Mar 30, 2015 also, in some western states rios and merriams have bred as well. However, the national wild turkey federation invites you to register your turkey through their official wild turkey records program. For a beekeeper in eastern turkey, harvesting honey from striped insects is all in a days work and so is his quest to set a new world record. Any 50 points 75 points 100 points 125 points 150 points 175 points 200 points. Nwtf confirms new world record turkey killed in kentucky. Signature outdoor adventures 2019 ohio eastern turkey. Recordkeeping began in fall 1982 and now we have more than 23,000 records in our database. Click on the interactive map above to search our wild turkey records database and discover where to find the largest.
Join thousands of individuals who have their birds registered in our wild turkey records database. A record book for wild turkey hunting maximum hunting. The national wild turkey federation nwtf is a national nonprofit conservation and hunting organization that has worked for the conservation of the wild. Michigan state record bird michigan sportsman online. The national wild turkey federation nwtf keeps records on this sort of thing for those of us who care, and we do. Driving inland from the black sea under 10,000foot peaks, our bus crawled up onto the burnt, barren, 5,000foothigh anatolian plateau to erzurum, the main city of eastern turkey 24 hours by bus from istanbul. The wild turkey that cord maddox shot april 10 weighed more than 25 pounds and had a nearly inch beard. Species code species name bronze minimum silver minimum gold minimum bronze bow minimum silver bow minimum gold bow minimum species. Record books are considered to be the epitome of encyclopedias of big game animals and may be purchased individually. Cody may killed this texas eastern wild turkey gobbler on april 6, 2007. Book early to ensure your spot for a chance to experience this topshelf eastern turkey destination. This record turkey harvested by a young man will leave your jaw dropped.
Ks top 20 turkey records turkey information hunting. The national wild turkey federation nwtf keeps records on this sort. The wild turkey meleagris gallopavo is an upland ground bird native to north america, one of two extant species of turkey, and the heaviest member of the diverse galliformes. Jun 27, 2008 special reporthunting spring gobblers in his home state of north carolina on april 19, 2008, joseph fuller pulled the trigger on one special turkey. Dogu anadolu bolgesi is a geographical region of turkey. Contributor names royal geographical society great britain. Although the national wild turkey federation reports that the wild turkey resides in 49 states across america, 46% of the record tom entries come directly from iowa, illinois, and missouri. When and where to visit eastern turkey turkey europe. Turkey hunt for the record books downwind outdoors. Mississippi state record eastern wild turkey youtube. According to the nwtf, the longest registered spurs for an eastern wild turkey are 2. Turkish beeman all abuzz over world record quest daily sabah.
Yet, these iconic birds only exist today because of dedicated conservation programs. I kid you not about the length you just saw posted here. Also covers extensive adjacent regions including cyprus, georgia, armenia, and azerbaijan. Jun 23, 2015 this video is about mississippi state record eastern wild turkey. Species code species name bronze minimum silver minimum gold minimum bronze bow minimum silver bow minimum gold bow. This video is about mississippi state record eastern wild turkey. Youll receive a 8x10 certificate for framing, a supspecies specific lapel pin and have your name listed alongside your birds statistics on our website. The michigan state chapter of the national wild turkey federation nwtf invites you to register your trophy in our official wild turkey records program. Title map of eastern turkey in asia, syria and western persia ethnographical. Top 5 longest wild turkey subspecies beards realtree camo. Complete and official hunting trophy records, scores, pictures, and species information for over 100 big game animals from the worlds leading hunting conservation group. Mar 23, 2012 but many turkey hunters have no idea where to go to record extraordinary longbeards for posterity, conservation and bragging rights.
Residents of gole in the northeastern ardahan province saw temperatures drop to a record minus 40 degrees on sunday night. Map of eastern turkey in asia, syria and western persia. The official website of the kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism. This video provides an overview of the wild turkeys mating behavior and colorado parks and wildlife s longstanding efforts to conserve this amazing species. Recordbreaking cold grips eastern turkey ice age now.
Its wild turkey records have 30 years of data on more than 17,000 amazing trophy birds. One measured 1 and 916 inches and the other taped in at 1 and 38s. Apr 04, 20 nwtfs list of wild turkey records thursday, april 4, 20 at 12. How this record book bird managed to drag that long beard around without it breaking off or wearing it thin is anyones guess. You have just finished a thrilling spring or fall hunt and have before you a magnificent trophythe eastern wild turkey. But many turkey hunters have no idea where to go to record extraordinary longbeards for posterity, conservation and bragging rights.
You will be hard pressed to find another husbandwife outfitter combo that will work harder and has a more impressive track record than these two. How this recordbook bird managed to drag that long beard around without it breaking off or wearing it thin is anyones guess. It is the same species as the domestic turkey, which was originally derived from a southern mexican subspecies of wild turkey not the related ocellated turkey. The best time to visit the eastern turkey is between april and september, with june probably the best month of all for most places. Nebraska spring turkey hunters report high satisfaction, success. C, and your clothing needs to take account of this. Sweeping across eastern turkey, well learn a kurdish folk dance, see a silk road palace, watch a little oil wrestling, visit the 4,000 year old home town of abraham, ponder a megalomaniac kings attempt to join the gods. So far, abdulvahap semo has managed to grow a bee beard weighing a whopping 10 kilograms, but to qualify for the guinness book of world records, he has to aim far higher, for six times that many bees. Traveller on horseback in eastern turkey and iran is a riveting well written travel journal that i could hardly put down until i finished it. Select from one of these categories to view the current record. The national wild turkey federation has recognized the eastern gobbler as accumulating a total score of 195. I was hunting the other side of the croton creek ranch property last month when i heard the shot. This week i was out turkey hunting in southeastern michigan when i was lucky enough to get my first crossbow kill.
Of course, that doesnt change the fact that he is now in the record books. It contains information that you cannot find in other travel books both in terms of historical and natural sites and places to stay. How this recordbook bird managed to drag that long beard around. Wild turkey beard length records for each subspecies. It has the highest average altitude, largest geographical area, and lowest population density of all regions of turkey. Freezing temperatures, accompanied by snowfall and blizzards, also cut. Nwtfs wild turkey records program offers nwtf members a way to register any legally harvested wild turkey, taken anywhere in the world.
Ohio turkey hunting outfitter worldwide trophy adventures. Nwtfs list of wild turkey records thursday, april 4, 20 at 12. The sci record book of big game animals uses scis unique allinclusive record keeping system, the most used system in the world, to document our hunting heritage. Lewis tagged his on april 22, 1999 in franklin, kentucky.
Read more recordbreaking cold grips eastern turkey. Yes, texas is known for rio grande gobblers, but eastern wild turkeys live there too. Archery world turkey slam before graduating high school. For record book junkies it is difficult to determine where each hybrid bird would exactly fit in, but many love to hunt them just the same.
It was confirmed today by the national wild turkey federation that cody guess 37. Available also through the library of congress web site as a raster image. Two tom turkeys walked passed my blind and at 25 yards. Nwtf confirms new world record turkey killed in kentucky by steve hickoff author of turkey blog with steve hickoff may 12, 2015 its the heaviest gobbler ever registered. Federation for the eastern, osceola, rio grande, goulds and merriams wild turkey subspecies. There are also not many books written specifically about eastern turkey this looks like a bradt specialty. Gole had the unenviable record last year as well, at minus 32. Jason daugherty takes one of the biggest eastern turkeys ever. The wild turkeys springtime mating displays are one of the most exciting and stunning events in nature. Nwtf wild turkey records national wild turkey federation. The 2011 fall turkey hunting season taught me there is a record book for wild turkey hunting. Any 5 birds 10 birds 15 birds 20 birds 25 birds 30 birds. World record turkey taken near kentucky lake its confirmed.559 1363 938 322 1212 319 1182 1019 789 530 1407 570 25 689 44 807 437 723 298 632 1088 465 686 76 381 1041 625 393 932 349 744 254 339 1271 640 1074 355 440 741 431 447 260 1424