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, December 30, 2012

An Afternoon Hunt

This afternoon I took off and went down to my granddaughter and her husband's land to hunt south of town.  The temps were in the mid-40's and got on my stand around 3:15.  It has been awhile since I have had a chance to go hunting and was glad to get out of the house to go.  Only saw two yearlings walk out between 5:10 and 5:15 and enjoyed watching them.  Also, the owls, squirrels playing and barking and the birds singing their hearts out.  I also had a small stream running by my stand and was nice to hear the water trickling along.   An 8 point and a couple of does have been taken off of this stand this season.  Our hunting season will be over with by the end of January 2013.  My husband and I have been invited to hunt at the famous Christmas Place Plantation and Hunting Club with my blogging friend/mentor and his family soon.  We are looking forward to our hunting trip and hopefully harvest a deer and maybe a hog or two.  Below are a few pictures I took while on my stand today.

Yearlings came out at the far end of the road and walked from left to right..

Shadow of me in deer stand. 

To the right...

Later in the evening behind me on the right.

5 comments:

Lindsjö taxar said...

Great that you been out!!
Looking forward to the post from your next hunting.

Happy New Year!

Rick Kratzke said...

That looks like a beautiful place to hunt. Sure wish I was there with you. As for me my season is over with no tags filed but there is always next season and I was as usual happy to get out anyway.

Marian Love Phillips said...

Yes, it helped to get away for an afternoon hunt. I'm looking forward to my next hunt also. Nothing like being in nature and enjoying the adventures and sites!

Happy New Year Lindsjo taxar! :)

Thanks Rick for coming by. Wish you were here also and especially up at the Christmas Place...it is like paradise there. Sorry your season is over with and you did not get a deer. Maybe next season you will get lucky! You know...just being in the woods is luck enough.

Wishing you and yours a very Happy New Year my friend. Take care of yourself and maybe 2013 will be good to all of us! :)

CDGardens said...

Very nice location. Half of deer hunting is just the time you get to spend outside waiting for them to show-up. Wishing you and Bob success during your hunting trip to Christmas Place.

Marian Love Phillips said...

Thanks CD Gardens...you are right about spending time outside waiting. Always an adventure.

We are looking forward to seeing Rex and his family and hunting at the famous Christmas Place. It's always a pleasure to go there. They really make you feel so welcome! :) PS: Good people!

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