Minden Press-Herald

Sep 18th

Trading box stand for lawn chair worked for Barton

Billy Barton, age 70, had grown tired of day after day sitting in his box stand near Atlanta in Winn Parish without seeing any deer. As he got out of his stand on Saturday, November 9, he spotted something, however, that caused a change in plans, a change that three days later, would result in an encounter with a huge 12 point buck scoring almost 180 inches.

"I hunt on family property near Atlanta in Winn Parish. My box stand has lanes extending out so I can see several directions. However," Barton said, "I hadn't seen any deer from my stand."

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