“Ol’ Sneaky” Harvested

“Ol’ Sneaky” Harvested

On March 29, 2014, Youth Day, Knox Rauton killed his first turkey.  Knox was hunting with his father, T. J. Rauton and Alex Cheatham “Calling.” Knox would like to thank the owners of the property for allowing him to hunt. The turkey known as “Ol’ Sneaky” weighed 20lbs., had a 10 ¼ beard, and 1 […]

Book Review – Growing Up Southern: A Memoir

Book Review by Jim Long Growing Up Southern: A Memoir, by Bobby F. Edmonds, hard laminated cover, 6”x9”, 232 pages, 160 b&w photos, 67 color photos, printed by Sheridan Books, published by Cedar Hill Unltd., 1000 Cedar Hill Road, McCormick, S.C., $20 plus $5 for shipping. Talented local writer and historian, Bob Edmonds, who has […]

Kate Boyd Harvests First Turkey

Kate Boyd Harvests First Turkey

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, Kate Boyd harvested her first turkey while hunting with her stepdad Travis Sumner.  Travis called up four longbeards and Kate was able to make her shot from 15 yards.  The longbeard weighed 18 lbs, had 3/4″ spurs and a thick 10″ beard.  Kate is the daughter of Hank Boyd and […]

Dakota Quarles Bags 19 Pound Turkey

Dakota Quarles Bags 19 Pound Turkey

Dakota Quarles, son of Richard and Ginny Wall, pictured with his 19-pound turkey.  The bird had 1”spurs and a 10.5 inch beard. Just in case you missed it his sister, Katie, harvested two turkeys with one shot weighing in at 20 and 17 pounds a few days back. It is important that all know Dakota’s […]

Turkey Harvested on Youth Day

Turkey Harvested on Youth Day

Adam Smith harvested his first turkey with his uncle Dale Cullum on March 30. It weighed 16 lbs had a 10″ beard and 3/4″ spurs. Adam is the 13 year old son of David Smith and Kathy Smith, both of N. Augusta.  

Two Turkeys With One Shot

Two Turkeys With One Shot

Katie Quarles, (12yrs old) daughter of Richard and Ginny Wall of Edgefield, harvested her first Longbeard on Saturday’s Youth Hunt. She and her mom went on family land and she shot TWO turkeys with ONE shot!! One was 20lbs, had 3/4″ spurs and a 9 1/4″ beard, the other was 17lbs, had 15/16″ spurs and […]