Whitesburg KY

Record wild turkey now official

It’s official. The National Wild Turkey Federation has confirmed that massive wild turkey bagged by David Cody Guess is in the books as being the world record at 37.6 lbs. He killed the giant bird April 21 on his family’s farm in Lyon County.

Guess says he has been tagging along on hunts since he was three years old and started hunting at age five, The Lake County News reports. The biggest kill prior to this record was in Kansas with a weight of 27 pounds.

“I owe it all to the Lord and my savior Jesus Christ.” And also adds, “You just never know what good things can happen.”

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