Whitetail Deer Antlers

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Brian Padat with his 18-point nontypical killed Dec. 15 in St Helena Parish in Louisiana.

Monstrous Ghost Buck Arrives for Chilly Deer Hunter

Brian Pradat was getting antsy due to chilly temperatures, but a ghost buck seen on game cameras that stepped out in front of his stand chased the chill away. Pradat was in the stand for a morning hunt in St. Helena Parish in Louisiana on Dec. 15. Wind chills were getting a bit nippy...

Walter Dowdle with his massive Alabama buck.

Dowdle Buck Came Late, But Definitely a Stunner

Walter Dowdle got to the hunting club late but still had enough time to see the buck of a lifetime and squeeze off a shot. He may not be able to top this giant buck, his best in 38 years of chasing deer. The mainframe 12-point has a few extra stickers and some non-scoring...

Alex LeBlanc of Louisiana with his possible state record 204-inch buck.

Gigantic 204-inch Buck Could Be New State Record

When December rolls around in Louisiana a couple of things are on most folks’ minds in the Pelican State: duck hunting, cool weather for deer hunting, the upcoming Mardi Gras and joy or frustration depending on the LSU Bengal Tigers’ football season. So with temperatures in an unseasonably warm range on Dec. 20, Alex...

Dr. Jeffrey Lusk with his Mississippi River island 183-inch 16-point buck.

What a Difference a Year Makes for Monster 183-inch Buck

Dr. Jeffry Lusk pretty much planned things out but, as we know, making plans when you’re dealing with big white-tailed bucks is kind of like building a bridge with twigs. Everything can go right and you get a gorgeous twig bridge. Or you do one thing wrong and it collapses. Ditto with dealing with...

George Simolke of Louisiana with his 187 inch jaw-dropping buck! (Photo: LousianaSportsman.com)

Simolke Buck a Staggering 187 Inches With Two Droptines

George Simolke calmly watched the wide-racked buck step out into the field and wondered about how many game camera photos he’d seen of the mature monster in the last six years.   Simolke made one well-placed shot with his 7mm Mag rifle and dropped the buck in his tracks. After laying his hands on...

Record Wisconsin Buck

Astonishing 260 Inch Baker Buck Shatters State Record

The Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club has officially panel-scored a state record, non-typical whitetail buck killed by Jim Baker while bowhunting Sept. 18, 2013, in Waukesha County. Six measurers from the Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club convened to officially score the antlers following a mandatory 60-day drying period. The measurers included: Ron Strauss, Wisconsin...

Tim Watkins' giant buck scored 170-plus inches on a high-racked frame with 12 points. It is the new North Carolina bow record and first known in the state to top the Boone and Crockett minimum of 170 points. (Photo: NorthCarolinaSportsman.com)

Tall 176-Inch Archery Buck Shatters the Record Book

Summertime game camera photos of a tall-tined buck that showed up every three or four days gave Tim Watkins hope for a great hunting season, and then everything fell into place. Watkins, 45, arrowed a monstrous North Carolina buck Sept. 18 while hunting on private land in Stokes County. It was larger than what...

Andy Smith's buck, which he hunted for roughly a year, scored 150 with great mass from the bases through the rack.

Shed Puts Deer Hunter on Quest For 150-Inch Brute

Mississippi bowhunter Andy Smith knew the shed he picked up in spring came off a buck with potential to be a head-turner this autumn, and at that point he put all his efforts into hunting this specific whitetail. After a year of preparation, game camera photos and then a sighting of the buck this...

Kamryn Vogel of Iowa dropped this gorgeous Iowa 206-point buck on opening day of the state's youth season.

Sweet Little 10-Year Old Girl Drops Monster 206-Inch Iowa Buck

Kamryn Vogel wanted to shoot but couldn’t get a good sight line on the monstrous buck standing in the shoulder-high Eagle Seed soybeans growing in the fertile Iowa soil. At 10 years old and already with a few deer under her belt from previous seasons, Vogel was ready to do something. Sitting there in...

This monster whitetail buck was reportedly killed in Waukesha County, Wis., and could be a new state record bow kill. Amazing buck! (Photo: WhaleTalesArchery.com)

244-Inch Buck Could be a New Record Bowkill in Wisconsin

A giant nontypical buck — that has been reportedly gross-scored 244 inches — could be a new record in Wisconsin. The photo of this buck and hunter is making the email rounds today. It was posted on the Whale Tales website; that’s an archery retailer in Waukesha County outside of Milwaukee. The Internet has...