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.

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Hogs Gone Wild

Feral hogs are domestic hogs that either escaped or were released for hunting purposes.  Considered a nuisance animal, they complete with livestock and native wildlife for foot.  Their rooting and trampling can damage native habitat, fields and crops.  It's estimated there are over 1.5 million feral hogs in TX.  Use extreme caution around mothers and their young and wounded hogs.  These hogs were videotaped at the Childress High School wildlife management area.  For more info, visit this site. 

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