Connor Whatley, an 11-year-old from Madison, harvested this fine buck the day after Thanksgiving on Kings Point Island. Connor's 8-pointer weighed 220 pounds, which was the heaviest deer taken at his club all season.
I have hunted on Kings Point Island at Brown's Point and got two nice 8 points but this deer is really awesome. I also hunted with his Dad and Grandad years ago. It's nice to see his son get this fine deer in our Mississippi wild and wonderful outdoors.
My congrats to Connor! He's so lucky at such a young age! Way to go Connor!
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.