Bag long beards

Cousins Jacob DeSimone of Youngsville, left, and Nick DeSimone of Warren harvested two 20-pound long beard turkeys while hunting with their fathers, Frank and Rich. The two birds were taken only minutes apart and just a couple miles from each other on Saturday April 26, when hunters age 16 and younger took advantage of an early-season opportunity beginning a half-hour before sunrise, accdording to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Pennsylvania’s youth spring turkey hunt was open to properly accompanied junior hunters and mentored youths. All participants in the youth hunt had to be accompanied by adults as required by law.