Douglas George’s 23-pound gobbler

23-pound gobbler

23-pound gobbler was an Easter Sunday treat

Douglas George of Gaffney, S.C. was hunting in Cherokee County on Easter Sunday when he killed a 23-pound gobbler. The big bird had a thick, 11-inch beard and a set of long, beautiful spurs.

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