Fourteen-year-old Paslie Werth, of Cimarron, Kan., shot a massive deer on Sept. 6—a 42-point whitetail buck tallying a gross green score of 282 6/8 inches—while rifle hunting on family property with her father.
Kansas' almost 46 million acres of farmland provide a plethora of food for the state's whitetail herd, a veritable yellow brick road paved in corn and wheat. Add to that available mast browse and relatively mild winters, and you've got the makings for big-racked bucks. Would all those factors coincide to put a giant in front of the author? Only time in a stand will tell.
A talented young artist from Kansas has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Margaret McMullen's pair of hooded mergansers will grace the 2021-2022 Junior Duck Stamp.
This latest Member's Hunt comes from Douglas E. Lierle of Lone Tree, Colorado.
The Ringneck Classic was held November 18th through the 21st, hosting 103 hunters from 16 different states.