Deer of the Year

East Carroll Parish trifecta produces more than 500 inches of antlers

Lake Providence brothers Bo and Tim Holt, along with Tim’s son Miller, worked a spell of magic on three gargantuan East Carroll Parish bucks this season, with 6-year-old Miller starting the onslaught on Nov. 16 — the last day of special youth hunting season prior to opening of regular gun season.

His dad, Tim Holt, who with his brother operate an East Caroll Parish farm tells how it all started.

“I have two sons, ages 4 and 6, and Miller (the oldest,)has taken a special interest in hunting, especially in looking at the photos on the 14 trail cameras I have out on the land we hunt,” Tim said. “I was going to take Miller on the last day of youth hunting season on that Friday, and the night before we were looking at photos of the bucks the trail camera had captured. […]

Deer of the Year

Forgotten camera card leads to 150-inch 7-point East Carroll Parish buck

In most cases when you’ve gotten to your deer stand and realize you forgot something back at the truck, it’s unsettling. However, for 20-year-old Tanner McDonald it’s the best thing that could have happened to him the morning of Jan. 12.

Soon after McDonald hopped in his Ranger UTV and heading back to his truck to retrieve the item he needed, a monster buck shot across the path 10 yards ahead of him. […]