Deer Hunting

169-inch buck killed in Madison County

Jake Cox wanted little brother Joseph to kill the buck. He really did.

And then the 169-inch buck stepped out in front of the elder Cox brother last Wednesday (Oct. 5), and now there is a slight controversy in the family.

“I had to sling an arrow, that’s for sure,” Jake Cox said of the kill. […]

Deer Hunting

Madison County hunt yeilds 171-inch bruiser

The light of enthusiasm tends to dim somewhat over the years as some deer hunters waiting on a chance at a trophy buck. This might describe the buck-hunting tenure of Jack Webb of Madison County, but his long wait is over.

Webb took that proverbial “buck of a lifetime” on Dec. 27. The 170-class deer has renewed the hunter’s energy and dedication to the sport. […]