Local wild turkey chapter wins awards | News | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | March 26, 2016 5:00 am
Last Updated: March 23, 2016 at 1:44 pm
National Wild Turkey Federation Salkehatchie Longbeards Chapter held is annual fundraiser and dinner on Saturday March 12 and the sponsors’ dinner at chairman Rusty Kinard’s farm Saturday March 19.
At the March 19 event, Tony Chachere’s cooking team from Louisiana prepared fried catfish, shrimp, oysters and e’touffee. Philip Rizer added steak and lamb.
All youth hunters received a door prize. Steve Cobb with Hunters Specialities made turkey calls for all the young hunters.
The Salkehatchie Longbeards Chapter won several awards at the state level for 2015, including Chapter Excellence Awards for achieving 100 or more sponsors and having the highest total chapter sponsors.
At the 40th NWTF convention in Nashville, Tenn., Rusty Kinard received the 2015 L.A. Dixon Jr. Memorial Outstanding Chapter Grand Slam Club Award.
Story and photos by LORI BEARD