BIG1KENTUCKY (4/4/13) – Many young boys and girls are currently getting fired up and gathering all their camouflage together to get primed for the 2013 Youth Turkey Season weekend in Kentucky.
 
Turkey hunting is a favorite sport for several folks, even over deer hunting, and now the turkeys are beginning to start strutting and gobbling. The Youth Turkey Season weekend is set by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, with the purpose of getting local youths involved in the great outdoors.
 
As for rules, all kids hunting must be accompanied by an adult, and, as always, safety is priority, particularly when handling firearms. A safe hunt is a successful hunt.
 
There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a big smile on a kids face wile win the outdoors as they experience some of God’s wild creatures up close. In many cases, some children never get an opportunity to experience such things in the bigger cities.
 
Big Country urges local hunters to take a kid out this weekend. Be patient and remember that the kids will be quite excited to be out there. I also recommend hunting from a ground blind to help eliminate the obviousness of young excited movement. Make them as comfortable as possible and set them in a place where they can see all the movement and action throughout the hunting area.
 
Big Country would like to wish everyone the best of luck this season. If you would like your hunting picture to be featured on SurfKY News, take a good picture and send it, along with your information, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If you cannot email your photos, you may text them to Big Country at 1-270-543-8040.
 
FISH OF THE WEEK
Big Country is currently featuring local anglers throughout the region in his Fish of the Week section. This week’s Fish of the Week title goes out to 3-year-old Noah Alverson of Ebenezer in Muhlenberg County. On a fishing trip with his Dad, Adam Alverson, on April 2, Noah caught this bass and bluegill in a pond in the Ebenezer area. A big congratulations goes out to Noah!

fish1

fish2

fish3

Randy Adams
Contact Randy at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Disclaimer: The content supplied by columnists and letters to the Editor on this site does not in any way, shape or form, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest endorsement or support of any of such content, statement, or opinions therein. SurfKY News does not necessarily adhere to or endorse content provided by outside non-staff sources.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

1 DOW 16,528.03
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 1,972.18
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,776.51
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11582

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4789

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3643

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 3524

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2854

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 17523

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11582

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 3643

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 3524

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2036

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1442

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1432

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1121

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1088

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1054

UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to Increase…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 781

Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 757

Education Chief Reflects on Service

by KET