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The Smile Tells It All: 102 Year-Old Virginia Hunter Still Going Strong

Clyde Roberts102 year-old Clyde Roberts made the 20-foot climb to his Bedford County treestand platform. At about 4:30 PM, a buck appeared along the woodline and began working a scrape. One of America’s oldest—and perhaps the oldest—active hunters touched off the shot. The buck bounded away but fell after less than 40 yards. The following week, Mr. Roberts dropped a mature doe at 144 yards with a perfectly-placed shot with his .270. Clyde’s hearing may not be the best but his eyesight is still great! And the smile tells all!

  • December 7, 2015