Today's hero is 11-year-old Katie Taliaferro, right. Katie and her sister, Mattie, admire Katie’s 150-inch buck taken with a 270-yard shot.
Hero of the Day
Hero of the day — Jan. 22, 2013
Hero of the day — Jan. 21, 2013
Today's hero is John Nuckols, who took this buck on the family ranch in Big Wells the final morning of his hunt.
Hero of the day — Jan. 18, 2013
Today's hero is Burnet angler Edward Klaus. Edward holds his 50-inch northern pike caught on a flyrod, while Calgary, Alberta guide Zack Southgate holds the rod.
Hero of the day — Jan. 17, 2013
Today's hero is Trisa Smith, who took this buck on her ranch outside of Lampasas. The deer won the Burnet County Big Buck Contest and had been nicknamed Nick, due to a cut on his ear when he was younger.
Hero of the day — Jan. 16, 2013
Today's hero is D’Hanis hunter Thomas Beard, 10. Thomas harvested this 8-year-old buck with a .243 topped with a Nikon ProStaff scope. He was hunting with his dad, Warren, during the youth weekend.
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