NC: 'Lucky' shot will cost turkey hunter more than $1,600
May 12, 2010
'Lucky' shot will cost turkey hunter more than $1,600
Brad Jenkins of Ocean Isle recently killed two birds with one shot, and
it's going to cost him.
Jenkins brought down two turkeys, a 20-pounder and a 16-pounder, during a
hunting trip in Columbus County, an article at Whiteville.com says. Jenkins
was so proud of his shot that he submitted his photo with the birds to the
Now, according to the article, he'll have to pay more than $1,600.
Hunters are permitted to take two turkeys during the season, but only one
per day. So, shooting two birds with one shot is illegal. The $1,617 fee is
the replacement cost of the bird, and Jenkins could face additional court
costs associated with the case.
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