Woman Shoots Her First Buck: 10 Point, 209 Pounder

November 29, 2009


Melissa Hogan, 29, shot her first buck Saturday at the Black Water Hunting Club at Barnett Crossroads in Escambia County, Ala. Hogan’s buck was 10 point, 209 pounds with a 21 3/4 inch wide spread. Submitted photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


15 Responses to “Woman Shoots Her First Buck: 10 Point, 209 Pounder”

  1. mira on March 27th, 2013 4:24 pm

    Melissa congratulations on the occasion of the deer hunting
    Hoping to continue the hunting

  2. J.R. on December 5th, 2009 6:10 am

    Congratulations Melissa! Where exactly do you hunt close to barnetts crossroad? I hunt on the grissett rd close to monroe county. I have some pics that may be the deer alive. the pictures are not great but it looks alot like your deer.

  3. Roll Tide on December 4th, 2009 10:06 am

    Im not sure this was a fair hunt. I accidentally met Mrs. Hogan at her work the other day and this buck never had a chance!! I too, stopped dead in my tracks when I seen her!! Seriously though, great job Mrs. Hogan.

  4. tlc on December 1st, 2009 9:46 am

    Way to go gurl…”Silly boys, bucks are for gurls.”

  5. ROLL TIDE!!!!Cantonment on December 1st, 2009 7:05 am

    now I no what the problem is! you have to clean your foggy scope before you shoot!!!! thanks for the tip!!!! ( AL GONNA WAX FL)

  6. Think First on November 30th, 2009 11:58 am

    Congratulations! What a cool thing to share with your husband. You have the edge on allot of women!!! No kissing in the shooting house!! On a serious note. I credit teaching my grown boys to enjoy hunting and fishing and enableing them to go often with helping them grown into “Drug Free” respectable young men. It is a much greater joy to see a kid take a deer or catch a fish than stareing into a video game.

  7. robert on November 30th, 2009 10:23 am

    Good job!!!!! we had a 14yr old girl kill her first deer saturday also it was only a spike but by the smile on her face you would have thought it was as big as this one. I hope my 9yr old gets her chance before the end of season. This is what i like to see women and girls getting interested in the sport of hunting. i have three girls and i hope they all turn out to love it as much as i do.

  8. redneck123 on November 30th, 2009 9:06 am

    To tell you how good a deer you got,I have been hunting for about 47years an you got me beat by a long shot.GOOD SHOT.

  9. observer on November 29th, 2009 4:45 pm

    GREAT JOB MELISSA!!!!! I’ve been hunting all my life and I’ve killed deer of varioes sizes and sexes and I had rather see someone like yourself or a child kill there first animal . Again great job and props go out to your husband to taking and enjoying the GREAT OUTDOORS as a family .

  10. Melissa Hogan on November 29th, 2009 1:06 pm

    It was an awesome deer! I was going to shoot a doe, but my scope fogged up and when I cleaned it off and looked back through it, there he was. Didn’t look at his horns long enough to see what he was. We had to track him for about 25 yards, but once we came up on him, I think my husband was more excited than I was!! I was still in shock. :)

  11. Madalene Hudzinski on November 29th, 2009 12:26 pm

    Melissa, Way to go. Good job. That is a great picture.

  12. janet on November 29th, 2009 11:41 am

    way to go girl…..nice picture too….janet

  13. WOW on November 29th, 2009 10:45 am

    A great deer and a pretty girl too! Congratulations!

  14. bill on November 29th, 2009 6:08 am

    Way to go Milissa, you managed to achive most hunters dream.

  15. R. Bell on November 29th, 2009 4:08 am

    People use to drive up to Wilcox and Dallas counties just in hopes of seeing a good buck like this. Escambia and Conecuh counties are becoming the trophy hot spots for bucks and plenty of does for the freezer. Good job Melissa, maybe you could write about your hunt and post it here.

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