Maryland's Junior Hunters 2017-2018

2016-2017 Junior Hunter decalThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife & Heritage Service provides Junior Hunters (age 16 and under) with a certificate commemorating their deer, turkey, or bear taken during the 2017-2018 hunting seasons. Each deer, turkey, or bear must be taken to an official DNR Junior Hunter Certificate Agent where the Junior Hunter will receive a Maryland Junior Hunter Decal and Information Card. The card will explain how to order their certificate. The certificate can be ordered online or by mail.

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 Ryan Bishop took a 16 pound wild turkey with a 4 inch beard. It was taken with a shotgun on the 22th day of April, 2018

Ryan Bishop took a 16 pound wild turkey with a 4 inch beard. It was taken with a shotgun on the 22th day of April, 2018 in Washington County.

Anthony A. Houser took a 23.3-pound wild turkey with two beards (11 and 9.75 inches). It was taken with a shotgun on the 14th day of April, 2018 in Montgomery County.
Anthony A. Houser took a 23.3-pound wild turkey with two beards (11 and 9.75 inches). It was taken with a shotgun on the 14th day of April, 2018 in Montgomery County.
Ronnie Long took a 125 pound, 4 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Ronnie Long took a 125 pound, 4 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Brandon Sholter took a 120 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Baltimore County 
Brandon Sholter took a 120 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Baltimore County.
Trey Richardson took a 125 pound, 7 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Queen Anne's Co
Trey Richardson took a 125 pound, 7 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Queen Anne County.
​​Dean Schaeffer took a 150 pound white-tailed deer with a bow on the 16th day of September, 2017 in Carroll County.
Dean Schaeffer took a 150 pound white-tailed deer with a bow on the 16th day of September, 2017 in Carroll County.
Carina Michelle Walters took a 6 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Charles County. 
Carina Michelle Walters took a 6 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Charles County.
Grace Torano-Conway took a 120 pound, 5 point white-tailed buck with a crossbow on the 15th day of September, 2017 in Montgomery
Grace Torano-Conway took a 120 pound, 5 point white-tailed buck with a crossbow on the 15th day of September, 2017 in Montgomery County.
 ​Logan D. Neilson took a 100 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 26th day of November, 2017 in Cecil County.
​Logan D. Neilson took a 100 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 26th day of November, 2017 in Cecil County.
Casey Gray took a 130 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Wicomico County.
Casey Gray took a 130 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Wicomico County.
Josie Stevens took a 60 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.
Josie Stevens took a 60 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.
Spencer Gibbons-Neff took a 155 pound, 12 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 2nd day of December, 2017 in Queen Annes
Spencer Gibbons-Neff took a 155 pound, 12 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 2nd day of December, 2017 in Queen Anne’s County.
Abby Ozgar took a 100 pound white-tailed deer with a crossbow on the 2nd day of December, 2017 in Carroll County. 
Abby Ozgar took a 100 pound white-tailed deer with a crossbow on the 2nd day of December, 2017 in Carroll County.
Mason Gaigalas took a 60 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 25th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Mason Gaigalas took a 60 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 25th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Justin Lewis took a 23 pound wild turkey with an 11 inch beard. It was taken with a shotgun on the 14th day of May, 2017 in Dorc 
Justin Lewis took a 23 pound wild turkey with an 11 inch beard. It was taken with a shotgun on the 14th day of May, 2017 in Dorchester County.
John Joseph Ferry took a 130 pound, 6 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Dorchester Count 
John Joseph Ferry took a 130 pound, 6 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Dorchester County.
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Garrett Thomas Hughes took an 80 pound white-tailed deer with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Prince George’s Co 
Garrett Thomas Hughes took an 80 pound white-tailed deer with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Prince George’s County.
Avari Morgan took a 90 pound, 6 point sika buck with a rifle on the 26th day of November, 2016 in Dorchester County. 
Avari Morgan took a 90 pound, 6 point sika buck with a rifle on the 26th day of November, 2016 in Dorchester County.
Ashton Sharon took a 2 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Allegany County. 
Ashton Sharon took a 2 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Allegany County.
James Cole Letchworth took a 130 pound, 3 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Kent Count;
James Cole Letchworth took a 130 pound, 3 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Kent County.
Jesse Tobias took a 5 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County. 
Jesse Tobias took a 5 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Henry B. Sheets IV took a 180 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 26th day of November, 2017 in Caroline Co. 
Henry B. Sheets IV took a 180 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 26th day of November, 2017 in Caroline County.
Seth Combs took a 130 pound, 5 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 25th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County. 
Seth Combs took a 130 pound, 5 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 25th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Steven Hutchinson took a 147 pound white-tailed deer with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.​ 
Steven Hutchinson took a 147 pound white-tailed deer with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.
Dylan Mackley took a 165 pound, 13 point white-tailed buck with a crossbow on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Somerset County. 
Dylan Mackley took a 165 pound, 13 point white-tailed buck with a crossbow on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Somerset County.
Brandon Burnopp took a 125 pound, 4 point white-tailed buck with a muzzleloader on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Anne Arunde 
Brandon Burnopp took a 125 pound, 4 point white-tailed buck with a muzzleloader on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Anne Arundel County.
Dawkins Smart took a 185 pound, 10 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County. 
Dawkins Smart took a 185 pound, 10 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.
Jonathan Smith took a 97 pound, 6 point white-tailed buck with a muzzleloader on the 10th day of November, 2017 in Worcester Co 
Jonathan Smith took a 97 pound, 6 point white-tailed buck with a muzzleloader on the 10th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.
Gabriel A. Laboy took a 160 pound, 3 point white-tailed buck and an 80 pound doe with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 
Gabriel A. Laboy took a 160 pound, 3 point white-tailed buck and an 80 pound doe with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Washington County.
Nathan Deyton 
Nathan Deyton took an 8 point white-tailed buck with a bow on the 8th day of September, 2017 in Frederick County.
Matthew Tribeck, Jr 
Matthew Tribeck, Jr took a 103 pound, 2 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Wicomico County.
 Jonathan Smith took a 45 pound, 2 point sika buck with a muzzleloader on the 10th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County. 
​Jonathan Smith took a 45 pound, 2 point sika buck with a muzzleloader on the 10th day of November, 2017 in Worcester County.
Kaylyn Nagel 
Kaylyn Nagel took a 180 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Dorchester County.
Benjamin Lambert 
Benjamin Lambert took a 70 pound white-tailed deer with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Aaron Scott McKay took a 130 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Washington Co 
Aaron Scott McKay took a 130 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Washington County.
Nathaniel Dunton 
Nathaniel Dunton took a 60 pound white-tailed button buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Carroll County.
Ellie Kreiser
Ellie Kreiser took a 175 pound, 9 point white-tailed buck with a rifle on the 12th day of November, 2017 in Dorchester County.
Gavin Whitby took a 140 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Talbot County.​ 
Gavin Whitby took a 140 pound, 8 point white-tailed buck with a shotgun on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Talbot County.​
Skylar Deters
Skylar Deters took a 100 pound white-tailed deer with a rifle on the 11th day of November, 2017 in Allegany County.