The teenager sure is a happy camper taking a free ranging rocking buck of a lifetime.
Texas Teenager Takes Monster 23-point Buck, Sets a Youth Record
December 10, 2013
"Last month (Nov. 2nd) 15-year-old Makayla Hay harvested this record-breaking buck in Madison County, Texas"
"The Hay buck is also slated to join the Texas Big Game Awards as the largest free-range whitetail ever harvested by a youth in Texas."
"An official Boone and Crocket Club measurer scored the nontypical buck at 213 7/8 inches gross with a net score of 203 1/8 inches."
Big Buck: 15-Year-Old Texas Girl Shoots a 23-Point, Youth-Record Whitetail
December 09, 2013
"Makayla Hay had her eye on a gnarly 23-point buck as the Texas firearms opener approached"
"The 23-pointer green-scored 213 2/8 gross, 203 1/8 net."
"photograph of the bruiser swimming the Trinity River appeared in the local newspaper in October"
"Texas officials say, it will likely stand as the biggest free-ranging non-typical ever taken by a youth hunter in Texas"
"It would also be the biggest Madison County buck in the last 46 years, and second only to a 223 2/8 inch 24-pointer shot in 1967."
"About a month before the season opener a pair of fisherman snapped this photo of two bucks swimming in the Trinity River."