Beau River Henderson’s velvet 8-point buck

8-point buck

8-point buck was first for young hunter

Beau River Henderson killed his first buck during a hunt on Aug. 23, 2023. The young hunter, of Camden, SC, shot the deer with a crossbow at 35 yards. The 8-point buck was in full velvet.


Bag A Buck Contest

Congratulations to Henderson, who is now in the running for our monthly prize of a free 1-year subscription to Carolina Sportsman Magazine, a Mini Maglite, an 18-ounce Yeti Rambler, and other prizes, as well as our Grand Prize, which includes a 3-year-subscription to Carolina Sportsman Magazine, a 2-day two-person hunt at Cherokee Run Hunting Lodge in Chesterfield, SC, and other prizes to be determined.

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