47 boys hunted with Operation Orphans, Inc. Saturday, November 17, and harvested 63 animals.
The boys came from Gulf Coast Trades Center, New Waverly; Collard Foster Home, Walnut Springs; Cox Foster Home, Orange; Araujo/Castro Foster Home, Elmendorf; Sweeten Home, Brownwood; Boys and Girls Country, Hockley; and West Texas Boys Ranch, San Angelo. The boys harvested 36 whitetail does 10 spikes, 6 bucks, 9 hogs, 1 turkey and 1 aoudad. The boys were accompanied by individuals who served as guides, spending the day hunting and enjoying the outdoors. The groups hunted on area ranches: Bloys Ranch, Kerr County; Comanche Ranch, Kerr; BSAK, McCulloch; CC Davis, McCulloch; Century Ridge, Mason; Crenwelge, Gillespie; Crooked E, Blanco; DTR Family Ranch, Menard; High Lonesome, Mason; Karl Ransleben, Gillespie; Lehmburg Livestock, Mason; Northcutt, Mason; Operation Orphans, Inc. Game Pasture, Mason; Patrick Loftin, Mason; Ranchero 359, Kimble; Schweining, Sutton; Straley, Mills; Wilson, Gillespie; Stone Throw Ranch, Mason; and Zach Zesch-Red Lane, Mason.
Operation Orphans, Inc. will hold two more hunts this season, December 1 and January 12. A girl’s hunt was scheduled in October but had to be cancelled due to the extreme wet conditions. Operation Orphans has hosted over 18,700 youngsters since the beginning in 1960.
Della Osbourn, Charlotte Allin, Cypress Van Delist, Sherry Lehmberg along with Bear Troop 281: Jacob Cortez, Jensen Allin, Patrick VanDelist, Sammy Ruiz and Eli Boyd and Tiger Troop 281 member Jackson Cortez prepared the sack lunches for groups to enjoy Saturday at lunch. Boy Scout Troop 281 members: James Simonton, Jacob Kruso, Garrett Lindsay, Sam Simonton, Michael Segura and leaders Terry Simonton, Clay Lindsay and Stephen Kruso prepared the very early Saturday morning breakfast. They were a big help cleaning up as well.
Please visit the Operation Orphans, Inc. website: www.operationorphans.org for additional information.