Robert Lane
Deer of the Year

Former LSU QB downs 167-inch monster

It is a well-known fact that on the football field, LSU and Ole Miss are mortal enemies: Very little love is lost between the two state-line rivals. Although it may be difficult to imagine, on Oct. 4 a former Ole Miss quarterback passed up the chance to down a huge 14-point buck, and handed the honor over to a former LSU QB. That Ole Miss guy is Bob Lane – and the LSU fellow is his 59-year-old dad, Robert Lane.[…]

Deer of the Year

Young hunter kills second trophy buck in 2012-13 season

Miller Holt may never kill another buck in his life. No matter — the 6-year-old has already accomplished over a five-week period what few deer hunters ever have the opportunity to do in a lifetime.

After killing a 168 ⅛-inch 14-pointer on Nov. 16, the young hunter knocked down a 9-point deer on Dec. 23 that scored 149 6/8 inches Boone & Crockett.[…]

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.[…]