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HSO/FM Turkey Quest 2016 Final Results

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Team #1    Total Team Score = 239.875
Wallydog    -----   51.375
123fish    -------   72.625 *****Adult Biggest Tom****
Fishuhulik
x1957x  ---------  62.875
Archerysniper-Jr - Y
cooter  --------  53

Team #2     Total Team Score = 248.625  ****Winning Team******
Pumper317
Morgan E - Y    ------   63.75  ***** Youth Biggest Tom******
nbadger23  -------  62.25
Archerysniper --------  62.625
Siwulat
walleyehunter02    ------   60

Team 3 Toes     Total Team Score = 228.7875
rkhinrichs   -----   53
Scoot    --------    56.3125
dukhnt      ------    52.5
Dalton(x1957x) - Y
bmc
Illini Walli      ------     66.975

Team #4    Total Team Score = 91
ANYFISH2
featherslayer1     -------   64
DrJ        --------     27
Cheetah
crow hunter
Ryan E - Y

Knock on Wood     Total Team Score = 210.0625
DonBo    --------     66
Monstermoose78  --------  49.625
totally_addicted
dillon(x1957x) - Y  ----------  28.75
PFunk    -------------    65.6875
Paintbrush
 

Congrats to Team 2!  Also congrats to Morgan E and 123fish for your big toms.  I have prizes ready for the big toms and will have some custom strikers made up later this summer for team 2 members.  PM me you address's and I'll get stuff send out in the next month.  Winners also get to post their accomplishment in their signature for the next year.  It was a fun spring!

 

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Yes congrats to team 2. That is a bunch of nice toms. I think if I could I would trade the nice double bearded tom I shot and take the one I missed two days earlier. I truly believe he would havebeen my first 24 lb. plus bird. Certainly not complaining though as the one I shot provided a fun hunt. Thanks Borch for putting the contest together and I will PM you my address.

P.S. Also wanted to say congrats to Team 2, we made a real nice run for the title and just got nipped at the buzzer.

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Thanks Borch - it was fun once again!  Morgan is excited to be part of the winning team. 

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