Monday, November 12, 2007

Youth Hunt 2007

Toyland, MS> First of all, the youth hunt was a tremendous success. We ended up with 12 kids that had a great time. Friday night Sarah, Spencer, Erin and I arrived at dark most were already there. We had venison bits wrapped in bacon off the grill that night (tar babies) and sat out at the fire aftrwards and actually did the 'smores. The men drank and talked and finally got the excited kids off to bed.
Saturday morning we spread them out and Spencer and I went to Spike Camp. BLAM! Spencer got the first and only deer of the morning.
Marian and Bob showed up to help with the kids and we had a fun morning telling all about his hunt. That afternoon my cousin Davin Lammey put his son Dean near the creek and he and his other son Matt went to the Indian Mound. Blam! Matt got a deer! Sarah and I almost got one but they slipped away at the last minute.

Mark Larson and his son Allen went with Paul to the North Cornfield and Allen got a deer! Marian and Bob went hog hunting and saw deer but no hogs. In fact, everyone that went at least saw deer so there were plenty of good stories but no one got a picture of Thunderhoof. Even Trent took Erin hunting that afternoon and they saw deer.
Saturday night we told ghost stories and ate wild hog and it was delicious. The kids fell off to sleep early and the adults were not long after. The next morning Burney got a nice doe with his bow and we tracked and lost another one that Matt shot at. We took a group photo, cleaned the camp and everyone headed home with plenty of venison. A great hunt! More photos coming!


Jody said...

Looks like you all had a fun weekend. It is always fun to spend the weekend with family and friends enjoying the outdoors.

JDP said...

Looks like all of the kids had a great time.


GUYK said...


Davin said...

I wanted to let you know how wonderful of a time we had at your beautiful hunting camp. It felt so good comming down and hunting with the Howell's again,really brought back great memories from my childhood when our families would hunt together in Abbeville. Dean and Matthew had such a great time and really enjoyed meeting new relatives. I hope that our families spend many more great times together not just hunting but times such as family gatherings as we used to do. Thank-you once again for having myself and the children down for the weekend,you and your family went above and beyond with your hospitality.See you soon cousin!

Editor said...

Davin, it was a great weekend and I really enjoyed you and your boys company. We will see you soon.

Kristine said...

Sounds like a lot of kids got to spend some quality time in the great outdoors. I think this is a great thing you're doing, Rex.