Mississippi deer hunter mishaps end with buck in velvet


rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-04 21:07:42

A Mississippi hunter accomplished a number of firsts when he harvested a buck on the opening morning of archery season for deer. It is the first buck he’s ever harvested on the opening day. It’s his first buck with antlers still in velvet. It is the biggest buck he’s taken with archery equipment.

But it didn’t come without a comedy of errors that left his nerves frazzled.

“It had been really slow,” said Jerome Grubbs of Guntown about Saturday morning. “I saw a doe and a buck fawn. I saw a bobcat with two kittens. That was cool.”

Grubbs’ plan was to stay in his stand until 11 a.m., but after…

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