Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...

Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...
Stories of my hunting experiences with family, friends or whatever else I want to blog about.

A Dixie Lady Deer Hunter

Article by Fred Messina, editor of "On Target Outdoors" from The Vicksburg Evening Post on Friday, January 19, 1990. Photo by Bob Phillips.

Bob Phillips came up the other day with a photo of his wife Marian and a deer she got on Brown's Point New Years Eve. The deer was an 8-point with 16 inches of inside spread that weighed in at 190 pounds. A nice trophy in anyone's book. However, the tale Bob told is that this was Marian's fourth deer this year and he claimed that he would have done better than he did if he had not spent so much time hauling Marian's deer out of the woods. Come off it, Bob. We all know who the hunter was.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Deer With Christmas Lights

I was watching the late news last night and a story caught my attention of a deer seen with Christmas lights in its antlers. According to the Associated Press - Santa may not need Rudolph's red nose this year. Residents in Colorado Springs, CO have been reporting a deer with a tangle of Christmas lights wrapped in its antlers. Neighbors have tried to chase the buck to remove the lights, with no success.

State wildlife officials say it's not unusual for deer to get tangled in outdoor decorations. The had reports two weeks ago of another deer in CO Springs with lights caught in its antlers. Wildlife managers say they simply leave decorated deer along unless they hear reports of deer with cords caught around their necks or mouths.

Residents have been asked to use shorter strings of lights and to keep lights off trees and bushes.

Information taken from: KKTV-TV,

[For some reason my copy/paste is not working today or I would have had this video up for you to watch]

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