On the hunt

Published 8:41 am Friday, February 14, 2014

The Vicksburg Post invites all hunters to submit photographs of wildlife they have killed. Please include the following: A general location of the hunt; what type of weapon was used; how long the shot was; and the size of the animal. If it is a buck, include information on rack length, width and points. Please submit pictures of children before they have been blooded. Pictures with an excess amount of blood will not be considered. Photos can be hand-delivered to The Vicksburg Post, 1601F North Frontage Road, Vicksburg; e-mailed to sports@vicksburgpost.com; or mailed to: Sports, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS, 39182.

Siblings Colby and Carlyle Smith had some happy hunting for Christmas. Colby, left, 13, killed this 6-point, 220-pound deer near Valley Park on Dec. 23. He was hunting with his grandfather, Jerry Smith, and uncle Jason Smith and used a 7mm-08 to make the shot.

Siblings Colby and Carlyle Smith had some happy hunting for Christmas. Colby, left, 13, killed this 6-point, 220-pound deer near Valley Park on Dec. 23. He was hunting with his grandfather, Jerry Smith, and uncle Jason Smith and used a 7mm-08 to make the shot.

His sister, 11-year-old Carlyle, right, shot a 10-point, 180-pound buck three days later while also hunting with their grandfather Jerry Smith and a 7mm-08.

His sister, 11-year-old Carlyle, right, shot a 10-point, 180-pound buck three days later while also hunting with their grandfather Jerry Smith and a 7mm-08.