Big Bucks

Read expert advice from hunters who consistently shoot big bucks, and browse through success stories about big bucks in this section of Whether you like to simply see pictures of big bucks with large antlers, or you want to read advice for getting a shot on the biggest bucks in your area, this is the column for you. For more big bucks, choose from our best three big-buck books today.

- Tom Miranda, Whitetail SLAM: The Rut Hunters
- Pat and Nicole Reeve: Trophy Whitetails.
- Duncan Dobie: Legendary Whitetails III.

Tom Miranda Blog Whitetail Slam

Miranda: Why the Whitetail is King

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Most of us envision bugling elk, bug-eyed swaying bull moose responding to a plaintive call, or perhaps a few of the critters that call Africa home when we dream big about...

Reece Hankins with his 180-inch Mississippi buck

Giant 180-Inch Buck Gives Lucky Hunter a Second Chance

For most deer hunters, 100 yards with a firearm is a chip shot so it’s understandable that Reese Hankins was upset and disappointed about missing a big buck at that range. Hankins is a hunting guide at Hickory Hills Hunting Preserve in Mississippi. He was hunting Dec. 27 when a giant buck stepped within...

Tom Miranda The Rut Hunters

Big Bucks Coast to Coast: New Tom Miranda Book ‘The Rut Hunters’

Turkey and wild sheep hunters have a Grand Slam, big game hunters have the Super Slam and now whitetail deer hunters have their own slam opportunity: the Whitetail SLAM inspired by hunting personality Tom Miranda. In his new book The Rut Hunters, Miranda enlists some famous hunting friends to deliver the definitive hunter’s strategy...

Shelton Earls with his massive Mississippi non-typical buck, which scored between 222 and 228 inches!

Super Freak Whitetail Buck Scores 228 Inches

Shelton Earls didn’t know what he’d killed, to be honest, when his daughter called after he’d just dropped the hammer on one of the biggest non-typical bucks ever taken in Mississippi. Earls, who is 72 years old, was hunting alone with his .45-70 rifle last December on property near Natchez. He had game camera...