The descriptions of the buck taken by Will Clay, 14, on the opening day of youth season on Nov. 5 have varied.
“Pineapple rack,” his taxidermist said. […]
Doug Atkins will remember Nov. 5 for more than the big LSU-Alabama football showdown. In fact, his celebration began an hour before that game even kicked off when he arrowed the biggest 8-point of his life.
“I’m that guy who’s hunted for 23 years and never pulled the trigger on a deer like that,” Atkins said. […]
The entire hunt during which Giles Island Hunting Club’s Jimmy Riley arrowed a 180-inch buck on Oct. 1 was filmed for inclusion in a national cable show, but that video won’t be available for months.
So MS-Sportsman.com sat down with Riley and asked him to talk about the hunt – while showing off the rack that green scored 180 6/8 inches Pope & Young. […]
Bobby Vargas gets to hunt all over the country in his role as product line manager for PSE Archery, but he had never been to Giles Island Hunting Club in Adams County.
But he was impressed with what he saw opening morning of the deer season, and even more impressed on his second hunt because what he thought was a management buck turned into a true trophy. […]
Jimmy Riley rarely hunts, even though he manages some of the most productive deer property in the state. In fact, he had only killed one buck in the past 15 years when he arranged his opening-day hunt.
Now, he’s added another Giles Island buck to his short list of accomplishments – and it’s a 180-class brute. […]