The Auriemma’s and Andrews kids
tournament attracked 32 team and a total attendance of 80 people. And I hope I
can get a tom turkey as big as the 8 that did. Leading the way was Robert Kurharski
Jr (13) 22#-13oz 11.25" beard 1-1/8 spurs,His Dad called
in the Bird Robert Karharski Sr. Canajoharie; Jarrett Flanders (14) 22#
8oz 10-3/8" beard 1" spurs called in by Dave Paro & Dwight
Flanders; Joshua Hazelton (15) 20#12oz. 8.75" beard 1" spurs Called
in by Mark SerafinAmsterdam; Joshua Hazelton (15) 20#12oz. 8.75"
beard 1" spurs Called in by Mark SerafinAmsterdam; -Adam Oertel (15) 18#14oz. 10" beard 7/8" spurs
called in by Gary Oertel Fort Plain; Colby Fisher (14) 18#10oz.
9.25" beard 3/4 spurs called in by Mark SerafinAmsterdam; Christian Robinson (13) 14#8oz. 5.5"
beard 1/2" spurs Called in by Aaron Robinson & Stan PoslusznyAmsterdam; Shane Viscosi (13) 12#13oz. 4" Beard
5/8" spurs called in by Patrick Viscosi Fultonville; Hunter Jones (13)
12#6oz. 4" beard 1/4" spurs called in by Grandfather Son Team of
Kenny & Dave Jones Mayfield.
Gracious Donations by; Franks Gun Shop,Charles Parrino,Wal*Marts,BCI
Ind.,Ricks Robo Car Wash,Louies Food & Fuel,Vince Orcutt,Robert Reakes,Dick
Andrews,Gary Dlugas,Kenny Jones,Jason Crouch,Kevin Baudhuin,Stan & Dee
Posluszny,John Loucks,Jay Affinito,John Affinito ,Gun Smoke Handgun
Safety,Susan Knapik,Joe Benanto,Greg & Roberta Heck,CPR Tent Rentals,Tim
Longo,Steve Masters,Fred Kuntzch,Jeremy & Temple Wilson,Annie & Scott
Himsle,Stewarts & Danny Sala...Wouldn't be such a success without These
People!!! Great Time,Great Stories,Some Lucky & some Hard Luck but all the
Kids had one & everyone Had one think that We Love the most HUGE SMILES..
I HAVE BEEN A FULL TIME OUTDOOR WRITER FOR THE PAST 49 PLUS YEARS WHICH INCLUDES AUTHORING TWO WEEKLY COLUMNS FOR THE DAILY GAZETTE FOR OVER 25 YEARS NOW. IN ADDITION I HAVE WRITTEN A MONTHLY REGIONAL COLUMN AND SPECIAL FEATURES FOR THE OUTDOORS MAGAZINE. I HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN BASSMASTER MAGAZINE, CABELAS WEBSITE; SHOTGUN NEWS; NY OUTDOOR TIMES;BARKEATER MAGAZINE;ON THE TRAIL MAGAZINE; AND SEVERAL OTHER NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PUBLICATIONS.
I AM A LICENSED NYS FISHING & HUNTING GUIDE AND NYS OUTDOOR WRITERS ASSN. NORTHERN VICE PRESIDENT.
I CURRENTLY HOLD THE FOLLOWING NWTF RECORDS: 7 GRAND SLAMS, A ROYAL SLAM, A WORLD SLAM AND THE FIRST IN NYS TO ACHIEVE THE NWTF MEXICAN SLAM AND THE THIRD EVER TO COMPLETE THE CANADIAN SLAM.
ON APRIL 24, 2010 I WAS HONORED WHEN I WAS INDUCTED INTO THE NYS OUTDOORSMAN HALL OF FAME. MOST RECENT AWARD WAS THE NYS OUTDOOR WRITER'S PASS IT ON AWARD SPONSORED BY BASS PRO SHOPS AND GIVEN TO THE WRITER WHO HAS DONE THE MOST IN PAST YEARS TO HELP PROMOTE AND THE OUTDOOR HERITAGE.
I AM CURRENTLY A MEMBER OF THE PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR MEDIA ASSN.(POMA),OUTDOOR WRITERS ASSN. OF AMERICA (OWAA) AND THE NEW YORK STATE OUTDOOR WRITERS ASSN.(NYSOWA)