Realtree Kids: January 2023

Brad Gill | January 1, 2023

Mattie Sieveking, 9, of Hiawassee, was hunting with her mom, Molly, in Habersham County when she killed her first deer. She shot the spike with a .243 rifle.

Gavin Oliver, 11, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., shot this big hog in Macon County on Nov. 22.

Harper Young, 7, of Sandersville, was on his second sit for the 2022 hunting season when he shot his second deer. He was hunting with his dad, London, in Laurens County.

Luke Dawson, 9, with his first successful duck hunt. He was hunting with his dad on Nov. 22 in Thomas County.

Katey Crance, 9, of Nicholson, had the winning fish at a kids event in Jackson County on June 4 with this 18.3-lb. catfish.

Josie Gramling, of Riverview, Fla., holds a 5-lb. bass that she caught at her Pop’s pond in Macon County on March 23. Her 7-year-old cousin Mara Gramling looks on.

Brenlyn Mime, 5, of Nicholson, with her personal best fish caught in Jackson County on June 4.

Madeline Hejnas, 3, got some helping landing this Forsyth County bluegill from her 5-year-old brother, Reid.

Bently Silvers, 6, was hunting with his uncle Gordon in Baldwin County on Nov. 26 when he killed his first buck.

Beau Bugg, 6, of Colbert, with his first deer taken on Dec. 3 on a Madison County farm.

Andrew Bond, 13, of Cumming, with two deer on a 30-30 Ministries’ hunt in Putnam County.

Aliyah Duncan, 15, of Clarkesville, was hunting in Habersham County on Nov. 25 when she this 5-pointer.

Six-year-old Brady Lajaunie killed his biggest buck yet on Nov. 19 at Ocmulgee WMA.

Walker Massey, 10, of Jefferson, was hunting with his dad in Banks County on Nov. 20 when this 8-pointer walked out, resulting in his first buck of the season.

Walker Atkins, 13, of Social Circle, killed his first deer Oct. 30, 2021 in Morgan County but didn’t recover him until months later. It’s his best-ever buck.

Walker Anderson, 6, of Hiram, made a 50-yard shot with a 7mm-08 to take his first deer.

Vincent Motes, 9, with is first deer. He took the 8-pointer on Oct. 22 in Pike County.

Brayden Hester, 6, was hunting with his peepaw Tommy Freeman when he killed this 12-pointer in Walton County.

Wren Fraser, 10, of Dublin, with a Laurens County deer taken on Dec. 2.

Wiley Queen, 10, of Bogart, with a great buck from Ossabaw Island on Nov. 25.

Eight-year-old Whitley Griffeth, of Royston, was hunting with her father in Madison County on Nov. 12 when she killed three does in five minutes.

Weston O’Barr, 7, shot his first buck in Canon.

Knox Matthews, 12, of Cartersville, with his first deer, a 4-point, shot in Colquitt County on Nov. 5.

Laurie June Maloy, 9, of Greensboro, shot her first deer, this 7-point, on Nov. 23 in Morgan County.

Leila Wesley shot a doe and a spike in Putnam County.

Lincoln Davenport, 7, killed his first deer on Nov. 19 in Newton County.

Luke Bartlett, 15, of Dooly County, killed this 10-point on Nov. 14.

M.J. Foster, 9, dropped his first deer in its tracks in Carroll County on Nov. 28.

Madison Suttles, 10, and Colby Suttles, 7, were hunting with their father in Sumter County on Nov. 23 when he connected with this 11-point.

McCoy Gibbs, 10, from Irwin County, took two does on Oct. 24.

Michael Eidson, 12, of Dawsonville, killed his first buck in Lumpkin County on Nov. 9 with a crossbow.

Rhett Smith, 6, of Fitzgerald, shot this doe in Sylvester on opening day of youth season. His brother Landon is pictured with him.

Ross Hulbert, 10, of Orange Beach, Ala., shot this doe at 100 yards in Putnam County on Nov. 25.

Russell Hale, 11, of Watkinsville, killed this 9-pointer in Oconee County on Nov. 13.

Sam Crabtree with his first deer. The 3-point buck was killed Nov. 5 while hunting with his granddad on the Big Pine Hunting Club in Jasper County. He also killed a boar on the same sit.

Sawyer Lane, 8, of Albany, with a buck taken in Baker County.

Skylar Fountain, 12, took her first deer on her grandfather’s Montgomery County farm on Oct. 18.

Trey Talton, 13, of Powder Springs, shot his first 8-point buck while sitting in a box blind with his dad on Nov. 19.

Hudson McClure, 11, of Watkinsville, with a 10-point buck taken in Oconee County.

Hunter Dahlstrom, 8, of Eastman, with a Dodge County doe that will help fill the freezer.

Hunter Head, 10, with his first deer taken in Henry County on Nov. 11.

Jace Polman with an 11-point taken on Nov. 19 in Cherokee County.

Jack Bowden, 10, of Columbus, rattled in and shot his first buck with a .243 rifle in Harris County.

Kaleb Vining, 11, of Shady Dale, took down this buck on Nov. 20 while in the stand with his dad.

Kate Finger took this 8-pointer in Franklin County on Nov. 22.

Keith Waters, 14, with his first buck, this 7-point taken in Bulloch County. His dad, Jake, couldn’t be any happier.

Caleb Jones, 8, of Palm Coast, Fla., was hunting with “Gramps” Sam Hoyt in Jackson County and harvested his first deer.

Cam Brown, 14, of Lawrenceville, with a Putnam County buck taken on public land on Oct. 30.

Cameron Maybin, 14, of Rincon, killed this 10-point on a family farm in Toombs County on Nov. 12.

Cayden Maybin, 10, of Rincon, killed this 8-point on a family farm in Toombs County on Nov. 5.

Cason Van Dyke, 10, of Dallas, was hunting in Hancock County on Nov. 19 when he took this 7-pointer.

Cason Lee Byce, 7, of Watkinsville, got his first deer, an 8-point buck, in Greene County on Nov. 15.

Casey Aurelio, 10, of Statesboro, killed this 9-pointer on Oct. 15 in Screven County.

Cannon Padgett, 9, with his first buck of the season. He killed the deer in Lee County.

Caleb Jones, 8, of Palm Coast, Fla., was hunting with “Gramps” Sam Hoyt in Jackson County and harvested his first deer.

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