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.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Youngsters On The Hunt

Tyler Karel, 8, took home a birthday present on December 26 when he bagged his first buck.  He killed the 7-pointer with a .243 in southern Warren County.  Tyler is the son of Nathan and Jenny Karel.

Beth Martin, 10, shot her first deer while hunting with her father, Robert Martin, at Long Lake in Warren County on December 9.  The doe weighed 115 pounds, and was shot with a .243 from 60 yards away.

Emily Phillips, 9, shot this 7-pointer while hunting with her father in southern Warren County on December 19.  Emily made the 70-yard shot with a .243 rifle.  The deer had a 16-inch inside spread and weighed 180 pounds.  Pictured with Emily is her father, Chad Philllips.  Emily's mother is Zena Phillips.


Michael J. Croisdale bagged two deer this season.  the 13-year-old Vicksburg resident shot a 135-pound doe, his first, during the youth weekend at Magnolia Hunting Club.  On December 19, he took a 162-pound doe north of Vicksburg.  Michael is the son of Cassie Croisdale Samith and Lane Smith, and gradson of Bob and Elizabeth Croisdale. 

My sincere congrats to all our young hunters in our great outdoors!

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