March 2021

HER FIRST BUCK

It was November 22nd, 2020 the first day of the Wisconsin gun season. Snow-covered the forest ground that Wisconsin afternoon when Morgan and Jeff Evans took off to their blind. They had set up 30 yards into the woods just off of their Big Tine Buck Brunch food plot.   Morgan, the daughter of Big Tine’s Northern Regional Sales Manager, had hunted with her Dad, Jeff, since she was 5 years old. She had shot her first deer, a doe, at the age of sixteen. Now 18 years old, she was anxiously awaiting her chance to fill her very first buck tag. Wisconsin’s northern timber region where the two hunted, is flat, desolate, and beautiful. Unfortunately, predators such as wolves, bears, coyotes, and bobcats are known to prowl the woods, making deer...

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