7yr old Jackson Smith killed his first turkey after missing three times
earlier in the season. As you can see by the grin on his face, he was very
Turkey had a 10 3/4in beard, 1in spurs, and weighed
16.5lbs. The turkey came into gun range 4 times that morning before he was
able to get a shot at 36yards with his NWTF New England 20gauge!
You can also see
Jackson, as a 2yr old, in the 2007 "Bragging Post" turkey pictures by
here proudly holding up a turkey. His dad, Landon, Smith said, "I
guess he did become a turkey hunter! Ha! So glad he did!"