Youth hunter downs 9-point buck

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Youth hunter shot the buck in Darlington County

Hunting with a 4th-generation .30-06, John Patrick Carroll killed a 9-point buck in Darlington County, SC on Nov. 25, 2022. It’s the first buck he’s ever killed.

Carroll dropped the buck with a 65-yard shot to the heart.



Congratulations to Carroll, who is now entered in our Bag-A-Buck Contest and in the running for these monthly prizes and the Grand Prize package:

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