Christian Oakes shot this 10-point, 17-1/2 inch buck on November 21 in Claiborne County. The deer weighed 200 pounds and was shot with a 7mm-08 rifle. Christian is the son of David and Ida Oakes. (Ink spot on face from paper)
Jay Jackson, 13, killed his first buck on November 26 while hunting on private land in Yazoo County with his grandfather, Michael Morrissey. Jay shot the 9-pointer from 130 yards with a 7mm-08. The deer weighed about 160 pounds. Jay is the son of Darryl and Suzanne Williams Jackson of Thomasville, Ala., and was visiting his grandparents for Thanksgiving.
Dillon Little, 12, took down this 9-point buck while hunting on private land in Warren County with his father on November 5. The buck weighed more than 300 pounds and its rack measured 17-1/2 inches. Dillon is the son of Joe and Nichole Little of Vicksburg.
Tobbie Koestler shot this 8-point buck, his first, while hunting with his father, Daniel Chester, in northern Warren County. The buck had a 15-inch spread with 20-1/2 inch main beams, and weighed approximately 165 pounds.