Reader Deer Photos, 1/8 update

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Ed Decker of Ross shot this 7-point on Dec. 8 2014 in Sewickley Heights.



Greg Traynor of Canonsburg.
 harvested this great 8-point with my crossbow and adaptive hunting setup. The guys from Whitetail Handicapped Hunting and Associates took me out in Allegheny County. I shot it with my Tenpoint Maverick at 25 yards. 


On Oct. 25, 2014 Brayden Young, 12, of McKees Rocks shot his first deer in Robinson. He shot the doe during the special junior-only hunt.

Zachary Abel, 15, of Franklin Park bagged an 8-point in Marshall on Nov. 4, 2014. The previous year he killed a 425-pound bear


Cody Lubic, 11, of Wexford with his deer shot on opening day 2014. He has taken a deer each of the last three years. Last year's 5-point is mounted in his bedroom.


Jason Huber of Gibsonia took this 8-point with a 7mm near Marienville, Pa.

On Dec. 8, 2014, while hunting with her grandfather in Washington County, Anamarie Martinez, 13, of Baldwin surprised her family by shooting an 8-point buck. This is Anamarie's first year of hunting.





Steve Vamossy of South Park shot this nice 8-point Dec. 1, opening day of the statewide rifle deer season, while hunting near Tidioute, Warren County. As his son helped drag the deer out of the woods, a 6-point ran straight towards them and his son shot it.



Caleb Norman, 14, of New Brighton took this 8-point whitetail near Clarion on Dec. 6, 2014.




At 10:45 a.m. on the opening day of firearm deer season, Eric Clark of West Deer was high in a tree stand in Warren County.

“I hear noise to my right, I look and two bucks are running right at me about 40 yards out,” he said. “I took my shot at about 15 yards. I wasn’t losing this one, so I took two more shots and he went down right away.”
The fine 11-point, his first deer, was taken with a Savage .30-06 bolt action and Remington 165-grain Core-lokt shells.





Justin Vasil, 17, of Allison Park, shot his first buck, an 8-point, Dec. 1 near Tionesta, Forest County. It was his first deer in three years of hunting.




Cousins Jackson Wetzel (left) of Seven Fields, and Nicholas Wetzel (right) of Greensburg, both 10 years old, each bagged their second bucks with one shot on the first morning of the 2014 deer season. They hunted with Grandpa Merle Wetzel, their fathers Matt Wetzel and Bradley Wetzel, and cousins Denny, Dan, Doug and Logan Wetzel on the family's property near Parker, Pa.




Naythan Krutules, 11, killed his first deer during the Oct. 23 youth hunt. He had hunted in the mentored youth program for three years.  










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