Tracie Murphy of Petal, MS, and his son worked hard for this bird for the last three days and it gave them the slip. Finally, they caught up with it yesterday morning. It had a 12-1/2 inch beard and 1-1/4 spurs. His son shot his first turkey! He's hooked now, Tracie said. My congratulations to this young hunter who is hooked on turkey hunting in our great wild and wonderful Mississippi outdoors. Way to go little hunter! #getyourkidsoutdoors
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.