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#7121480 - 03/24/18 08:29 AM 3 Bearded Gobbler?
Green Timber Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/27/05
Posts: 139
Loc: Paradise, TX
My son took his first gobbler this morning and it just so happened to have 3 beards. How big of deal is that? I know itís special but not sure how special....trying decide if I should full body mount it or just a fan mount.


Edited by Green Timber (03/24/18 08:34 AM)

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#7121526 - 03/24/18 09:08 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Drahthaar Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/27/13
Posts: 461
Sounds very special to me, congratulations. Forrest

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#7121533 - 03/24/18 09:17 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
stxranchman Online   content
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52775
Depends on the area as to how many but they do occur with multiple beards. Some have even more than 3. Here are some from the past few months on my place that appear to have more than one.



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#7121544 - 03/24/18 09:35 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Wilhunt Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 3702
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Have seen the double but not a 3 beard. Congrats to the boy!

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#7121573 - 03/24/18 10:22 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Gamblinman Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 988
Loc: Yantis, TX
Very special!!, especially if they are all long. I've harvested a bunch of double bearded birds, but only 1- 3 bearded, and 1-5 bearded.

Congrats to the young man.

Sometimes its hard to determine from pics, or even binos whether a bird is multiple bearded. Seen a bunch that looked like they were, only to find it was a single beard with separation.
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#7121642 - 03/24/18 12:20 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Simple Searcher Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5957
Loc: Helotes, Hext
Congrats to your son, very cool up
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#7121690 - 03/24/18 02:03 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Cajun Raider Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 710
Loc: Texas
Congrqts to your son. Please have it mounted.
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#7121886 - 03/24/18 07:07 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Johnny Rocket Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/24/17
Posts: 116
Congratulations to your son!!!

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#7125469 - 03/28/18 06:48 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 8172
Loc: bastrop county
fairly common in some areas, genetics?
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#7127098 - 03/29/18 11:11 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
AF_Chief Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/14/14
Posts: 48
Loc: Cibolo, Texas
Congrats to your son, in my book that's very special, especially when a young hunter takes a good one like that!

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#7127224 - 03/29/18 01:52 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Green Timber Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/27/05
Posts: 139
Loc: Paradise, TX
Finally got around to the pics!




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#7127227 - 03/29/18 01:57 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
spro Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 158
Loc: Highland Village
Very nice bird! Congrats! Got a three beard on my lease last year but I didn't shoot it.

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#7127240 - 03/29/18 02:09 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Green Timber]
Txduckman Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 13210
Loc: Big D
That's a good one! Congrats! We have gotten a few doubles.

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#7127669 - 03/29/18 11:52 PM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Simple Searcher]
Deerhunter61 Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7691
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
Congrats to your son, very cool up

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#7127910 - 03/30/18 11:05 AM Re: 3 Bearded Gobbler? [Re: Simple Searcher]
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
Congrats to your son, very cool up
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