Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


November 3, 2013

MARTINO: Passion for turkeys leads to unique invention

Gobbler Gauge is made by Kokomo's Graphics Lab


“We even make the Gobbler Gauge in pink for the ladies and to promote breast cancer awareness,” Shannon added proudly.

For the Willetts and Davis brothers, working together has added benefits.

“There is a problem in today’s society with poor business ethics,” said Matt. “There is a huge trust factor between us because of our lifelong friendship.”

“I am thoroughly pleased with our business relationship, too,” Roger added. “I honestly feel there are no companies in the world that can produce it any better than those right here in Kokomo.”

“Every turkey hunter should have one in their vest,” said Shannon. “With Christmas coming up they would make the perfect stocking stuffer.”

They can be ordered for $14.99 online at Gobblergauge.com or by calling the Willetts directly at 765-323-8174.

So if you happen to be shopping and see the Gobbler Gauge in retail outlets, take pride in knowing these handy tools are made right here in Kokomo.


Rich Roberson, a Kokomo resident and a longtime boat captain for the Jim “Moose” Carden Kids Fishing Clinic, was recently interviewed by global radio host Roosevelt Woods, commonly known as the “Maytrix.” In the interview Roberson details Kokomo’s unique, nationally recognized youth program as well as his involvement. He also covers the wide range of community support surrounding the Kids Clinic and the benefit it has on children as well as the many volunteers.

The program will be aired worldwide between 2-5 p.m. Saturday. The interview can be accessed online at www.radionext/tv.


Many have waited for it all year and we circled it on our calendars. The time when big bucks drop their guard a bit, allowing us to drop the string or hammer on a true wallhanger. That magical time associated with the deer breeding cycle, called “rut” has begun.

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