Missing a chance at a trophy buck often means you’ve missed your only chance. After all, deer don’t grow to trophy sizes by making mistakes and putting themselves in harm’s way.
However, a Mississippi hunter not only got a second chance, but a third, and he bagged his biggest deer to date.
“My neighbor actually had him on camera several miles from my place,” said Patrick Hemphill of Smithdale. “He was seeing him across the summer. He was logging and planting some trees and I think it pushed him away.”
When it comes to deer hunting, Hemphill said he and surrounding property owners work…