ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 
























 
Kentucky Color: Petty's Fork Bobcat

Huge animal trapped just south of Columbia Click on headline for full Kentucky Color plus more photosNext earlier Kentucky Color: How to spot Frost Flowers, review of what they are

By Billy Joe Fudge, Retired District Forester
Kentucky Division of Forestry

Herbert Turnercaught one huge Bobcat this week. He caught the Bobcat while trapping just a little over a mile from the Columbia city limits on Petty's Fork Creek in the Northern extremities of the Flatwoods.



Herbert Turner is also helping reduce the coyote populaton in Adair County with his trapping skills.

Herbert as usual was out at the break of dawn running his trap line. Herbert says that trapping is some of the hardest work he has ever done but "I'm happier doing this than anything I know and most of the cattle farmers are happy when I show up at their place".


This story was posted on 2010-12-09 12:08:51
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


 

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

Kentucky Color: Big Bobcat trapped in The Flatwoods



2010-12-09 - Photo By Billy Joe Fudge. Near Inroad, Southern Adair Co., KY
R. C. Cobb on the left, and his son, Kenny, proudly display this huge Bobcat that Herbert Turner caught this week. Turner caught the Bobcat while trapping just a little over a mile from the Columbia city limits on Petty's Fork Creek in the Northern extremities of The Flatwoods. The three coyotes were caught at different locations in the Great Wooded South. R.C.'s wife, Wanda, is Herbert's sister-in-law and her family are on an extended hunting trip/house renovation trip from Wappappello, MO. The photo was taken at Herbert and Rita Turner's home which is the old O P Petty home place which overlooks scenic Crocus Creek in Southern Adair County.

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



 

























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/columbiamagazinerss.php.

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.