5-year-old bags Berkeley County gobbler


Shep Lawrence’s gobbler weighed 18-pounds

Youth hunter Shep Lawrence killed his first turkey on March 19, 2023 during a hunt in Berkeley County, SC. The gobbler weighed 18 pounds, sported 1-inch spurs, and had an 11-inch beard. Lawrence, 5-years-old, shot the bird with a Pardner .410.




Congratulations to Lawrence, who is now entered in our 2023 Tag-A-Turkey Contest.

This makes him eligible for our grand prize, which includes a 3-year subscription to Carolina Sportsman Magazine, a Thermacell prize package, a Convergent Hunting Solutions Bullet HP Bluetooth predator call, and numerous other prizes.

If you’d like to enter your gobbler in our contest, click here.

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Brian Cope is the editor of Carolina Sportsman. He has won numerous awards for his writing, photography, and videography. He is a retired Air Force combat communications technician, and has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of South Carolina. You can reach him at brianc@sportsmannetwork.com.

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