Deer of the Year

Homer hunter drops big Claiborne Parish 11-pointer

Michael Hightower slipped into the woods for a late afternoon hunt Dec. 14 on the lookout for one particular buck he had been seeing on his trail camera.

But with nothing but squirrels and one raccoon around his piles of corn and rice bran, he sent his wife Laney a text he might want to take back.

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Deer of the Year

Homer hunter drops big Claiborne Parish 11-pointer

Michael Hightower slipped into the woods for a late afternoon hunt Dec. 14 on the lookout for one particular buck he had been seeing on his trail camera.

But with nothing but squirrels and one raccoon around his piles of corn and rice bran, he sent his wife Laney a text he might want to take back.

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Deer of the Year

Impressive 8-point down in Claiborne Parish

Austin Vidrine of Monroe accepted an invitation from his friend Scott Gill to hunt one of his stands on the 1,230 acres Gill and his family own in rural Claiborne Parish. On Halloween afternoon, Vidrine downed the first buck he had ever taken — an impressive 140-class buck that had never been seen on game cameras.

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Deer of the Year

Big Claiborne Parish 13-point goes down

With a hunter named Zack Buckner, you’d expect nothing less than a quality deer, right?

Well, after watching a heavy-horned buck on camera for about two years, the 39-year-old lived up to his last name when he downed a magnificent Claiborne Parish 13-pointer Sunday morning with a green score in the upper 160s. 

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