Ross Masters, 16, of Great Falls shot his first whitetail deer, a five-point buck, in the Little Snowy Mountains with a 7mm rifle handed down from his grandfather, Jud Masters.
Thirteen-year-old Mark Hovland shot his first deer this year near Reedpoint while hunting with a Remington .30-06 rifle handed down to him by his grandfather, Bill Cline.
Thirteen-year-old Jake Anderson, of Laurel, took this nice mule deer buck on a hunt with his dad, Steve Anderson, thanks to generous landowners in eastern Montana who also have Jake access to take his first antelope buck this year.
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