Two Hunters Eight Birds = A Double Slam We Will Never Forget!

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Two Hunters Eight Birds = A Double Slam We Will Never Forget!
Our Osceola`s
Linda draws first blood in Florida 3/22/2011
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20 pounds
11 &1/8 inch Beard
right spur 1&1/4 & left spur 1&1/4 left spur
Then it was my turn 4/2/2011
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19 &1/4 pounds
10 &1/2 inch beard
right spur 1 &1/4 & left spur 1 &3/8

The Eastern`s
Eastern`s from Our Farm in Missouri
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Linda`s Bird and My Bird taken a couple hours apart on opening morning 4/18/2011
Linda`s Bird
26.9 pounds
12 inch beard
1 &1/2 inch right spur left spur 1 & 3/8
My Bird
24.09 pounds
10 &1/4 inch beard
1 inch right spur & 7/8 left spur

The Merriam`s
Linda again draws first blood in Nebraska thanks to my friend Alan who hunted along with her as her guide 4/27/2011
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17 pounds
8 inch beard
1/2 inch right spur 3/4 inch left spur
On the very next morning it was a bird for me 4/28/2011
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18 pounds beard
2 beards 8 &1/2 beard & 6 &3/4 inch beard
1 &1/4 right spur & 1 &1/8 left spur

Final Leg The Rio`s
Again on our first trip to South West Kansas Linda scores
completing her Slam on 5/5/2011
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17 pounds
3 beards even though beard rot was present
5 &1/4 inches & 4 &1/8 inches & 4 inches
right spur 3/4 inch & left spur 1/2 inch
Thanks to Linda for sending me back to finish and My friend Jim that wanted to hunt the last couple days and made the return trip possible I closed the deal on 5/29/2011
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17 pounds
8 & 1/4 inch beard by only 3 hairs left by the beard rot
1 inch right spur & 1 inch left spur
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A Year We Will Never Forget
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