It was confirmed today by the National Wild Turkey Federation that Cody Guess' 37.6 pound wild turkey is the world's largest wild turkey ever harvested. It was taken in the State of Kentucky in Lyon County.
Lyon County is located in the western part of the state between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, near Eddyville, the lakes northern end.
"I owe it all to the Lord Jesus Christ, my Savior." Guess said when he contacted me with the news. He continued by saying, "You never know what good things can come your way with a little hard work, dedication, and patience."
I agree with Guess completely.
To be a successful hunter you must put in the effort to succeed. This takes dedication to the sport and with patience, you're able to wait it out for the right time to take the shot. It's evident that living a good Christian life will be rewarding.
On April 21, Guess harvested a turkey that tipped the scales at 37.6 pounds. The average weight of adult male turkeys is 17 pounds.
Guess' bird had spurs 1 ¼ inches long and it had a 9 ¾ inch beard.
Congratulations goes out to Cody Guess on his achievement For more information about the National Wild Turkey Federation, visit their website at www.NWTF.org. To see my original blog on Guess' hunt, CLICK HERE.
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