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Big Buck Contest at Pelican Branch

Posted: Nov 17, 2021, 3:53 PM

The Pelican Branch is holding its annual Big Buck Contest from Oct. 1, 2021 until Jan. 31, 2022. No pre-registration is required and there is no fee to enter. If you would like to enter your trophy buck, simply bring a photo with your name and phone number by the Pelican Branch Library, 145 Jackson St., Pelican, during business hours Monday, 9 a.m.—6 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.—5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.—1 p.m.; email photo to, post it to our facebook page: DeSoto Parish Library (while you are there, click like!) or text a photo to 318-461-3711. We would love to know the story of your harvest! Tell us what you used to take your buck down… bow, rifle, primitive firearm, etc.; if it dropped in an instant or if it took some time to track it. We love the details! The largest buck taken will win $100!!!! Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Nick Shoalmire, last year’s Big Buck Contest winner, we will be having a 12 and under category as well! The largest buck taken by someone under 12 years old will win $100 and the largest buck taken by someone over 12 years old will win $100! BIG BUCK CONTEST

It’s open season at the library! Steady your sight and shoot straight! Call Kriston Newsom, Branch Manager, at 318-755-2353 for more information


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