Hunter: Dakota Heath
Points: 7 (3L, 4R)
My Mama (Haley) and I decided to go out for an afternoon hunt and got in a little late. As we got into our double ladder stand around 5 p.m., we could already hear something walking. About 15-20 minutes into the hunt my Mama said she saw a deer to her right and behind the stand. It appeared to be a doe and was eating on the acorns in the oak grove bottom. We were enjoying watching the doe when we realized there were two deer. After taking a second look, we discovered it was a good buck!! We got turned around and I settled in for a shot. Once the buck gave me a clear shot, I took it!! It was a perfectly placed heart shot and the buck was down in sight! I cried with joy and hugged my Mama. After celebrating and calling the family, we unhooked ourselves and climbed down to recover my buck. It was truly a hunt I will never forget.