posted on September 21, 2014 07:21
Few Southerners get the chance to track deer in snow, which sounds easy enough.
A Louisiana oil man thought it would be a piece of cake, but that was before the giant whitetail he shot last January ceased bleeding, before its tracks began disappearing as the temperature began rising.
It was fun while it lasted, but when four sets of eyes could no longer pick out the buck's trail, Ricky Book started making phone calls. Reinforcements, one wearing a collar, arrived around noon that day, four and a half hours after he squeezed the trigger.
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