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Gobbler to brag about
Monticello’s Heath Marty sets Wisconsin, national records with six-bearded turkey
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Monticello’s Heath Marty broke two national records and the Wisconsin state record for an eastern wild turkey he shot with a crossbow May 12 just outside of New Glarus. Marty and friend Casey Wirth used a turkey fan to lure the bird, which measured at more than 25 pounds and was equipped with six beards, shown below.
MONTICELLO — On a midday crossbow turkey hunt just outside of New Glarus, Heath Marty came home with the highest prized gobbler in American history.