For one young Waldo County resident, the opening day of the deer hunting season proved a successful experience.

Brook Colcord, 16, of Monroe bagged a 7-point buck in her home town on opening day, Oct. 29.

Colcord used a .243 to shoot the 153-pound animal.

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