A.E.D.C. WMA Turkey Hunting Results

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32 turkey (18 adult toms, 13 juvenile toms ("jakes"), and 1 bearded hen) were harvested during the first turkey hunt of 2005 on AEDC WMA held April 2-4, 2005.

The heaviest tom taken this hunt was a 25 lb. bird with an 10.2 inch beard and a 0.8 inch spur taken by R. L. Miller of Decherd, TN. The longest beard was 11 inches, belonging to a 21 pound tom taken by William Cox of Manchester, TN.

The remaining 2005 turkey hunts for AEDC WMA are scheduled for April 8-10, April 22-24, and April 29-May 1. All hunters must have the appropriate licenses and WMA permit. Hunters must also sign in before and sign out after the hunt at the hunters checking station.

The gates at Dixie Road and Hunt Creek Road (off the Wattendorf Highway) will be open at 5:00 AM and will close at 8:00 PM the day before and during each scheduled hunt.