suntimes
SPLENDID 
Weather Updates

04/25: Turkey of the Week

storyidforme: 29435913
tmspicid: 10651632
fileheaderid: 4888506

Updated: May 26, 2012 8:19AM



Marty Vician was among the record 1,300 to shoot a turkey during Illinois’ youth seasons.

The Chicago 14-year-old has a special place in my heart. I first met him as a 7-month-old in 1998, as he watched from his baby carriage at Montrose Harbor when perch season reopened. He has grown into quite the outdoorsman.

His turkey, taken April 8, is an impressive 20-pounder, dad John said.



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.