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TAKEN BY: David Laster
DATE: 12/20/09
PLACE: Lowndes Co. MS
HARVESTED WITH: Modern Rifle Firearm
ANTLER CLASSIFICATION: Irregular
SCORER(S): Mark A. Martin
OWNER: David Laster
TYPE: Free Roaming
TROPHY MEASUREMENT DATA
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TOTAL POINTS PER ANTLER 12 16
NO. OF IRREGULAR POINTS 6 11
TOTAL IRREGULAR INCHES 25 6/8 35 2/8
LENGTH OF MAIN BEAMS 27 23 3/8
LENGTH OF 1ST POINT 2 7/8 2 3/8
LENGTH OF 2ND POINT 6 3/8 3 2/8
LENGTH OF 3RD POINT 8 6/8 3 6/8
LENGTH OF 4TH POINT 7 6/8 4 6/8
LENGTH OF 5TH POINT 4 1/8 0
LENGTH OF 6TH POINT 0 0
LENGTH OF 7TH POINT 0 0
1ST CIRCUMFERENCE (C1) 6 5 6/8
2ND CIRCUMFERENCE (C2) 4 7/8 4 6/8
3RD CIRCUMFERENCE (C3) 4 7/8 4 6/8
4TH CIRCUMFERENCE (C4) 4 7/8 4 7/8
SCORE PER SIDE 103 2/8 92 7/8
INSIDE SPREAD 23
PERCENTAGE OF IRREGULARITY 31.1
Total Inches 196 1/8
BTR SCORE 219 1/8
(INCLUDES INSIDE SPREAD)
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David Laster Buck
By Mike Handley

You might not find David Laster’s name on the speakers’ list at any deer hunting seminars, but don’t be surprised if you see the 28-pointer he shot last year hanging shoulder to shoulder with Mississippi’s finest whitetails.

The buck didn’t make a big splash outside of the 57-year-old’s hometown of Columbus, Miss., where it was featured in the local newspaper. And because the rack is covered in velvet, it’s doubtful the deer will ever be included on lists of the state’s “Booners.”

But while B&C might not accept velvet antlers, the Lowndes County specimen is a new state record in Buckmasters Whitetail Trophy Records’ velvet category, which tickles David to no end.

Because he was raised about 60 miles south of Stuttgart, Ark., you’d think David would be more into ducks than bucks. But the “mostly retired” real estate broker rarely misses an opportunity to sit in his comfortable shooting house when the season’s open.

His way of deer hunting is a ...

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