Bagging first turkey at 68: Earning Turkey of the Week

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Jim Max with his first turkey at 68.
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Jim Max bagged his first turkey at “68 years young,” his buddy Mike Kortum emailed, on the second day of the second season in Williamson County.

“We went 3-for-3, first time we’ve all limited out in two days,” Kortum emailed.

TOTW, the celebration of turkey hunting stories and photos around Chicago outdoors, runs Wednesdays as warranted on the Sun-Times’ outdoors page. Submit nominations on Facebook (Dale Bowman), on Twitter and Instagram (@BowmanOutside) or email (BowmanOutside@gmail.com).


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