Emily Hecker

Emily Hecker, 10, of Colstrip, shot her first deer while participating in the state’s apprentice program. She took this 4x4 buck on Oct. 16 while hunting on the Ashland Ranger District.To share your outdoor photo with Gazette readers, send a copy in an email to french@billingsgazette.com and include your name, phone number, when the photo was taken, the photographer’s name, where the photo subject is from and the general area where the photo was taken. Photos will appear on the Thursday and Sunday Outdoors page and online at www.billingsgazette.com.