Impressive Turkey Toms taken by young hunters

OPENING DAY GOBBLER — Angela Davis of Margaretville shot this old tom turkey while hunting with her father Pat on Saturday morning on the Utter farm in Millbrook.  The turkey had a nine-inch beard and one and one-eighth-inch long spurs. The tom weighed approximately 20 pounds. — Contributed photo

FIRST TURKEY — James Smith of Long Island, on his first youth turkey hunt, was successful on opening morning Saturday with Carl Shader of Fleischmanns.  The turkey weighed 21 pounds and had a nine-inch beard. — Contributed photo