Olivia Oakes bagged this 8-point buck while hunting in Claiborne County. Its rack measured 14-1/2 inches. She made the 75-yard shot with a 7mm-08. Olivia is the daughter of David and Ida Oakes.
Eight-year-old Mary Claire Lovins used an AR-15 to shoot this 8-point buck at Buck Bayou Hunting Club on November 23. The deer weighed 222 pounds, and its rack was 18-1/4 inches wide and 22 inches long.
Elizabeth Hughey bagged her first deer while hunting with her father, Bob, in northern Warren County on November 19. The 10-pointer's rack measured 15 inches on the inside spread and the main beams were 20 inches. It was shot with a .243 from 120 yards away.
I am so proud of these three young ladies hunting in our great wild outdoors and my sincere CONGRATS to each one of them. Yay!