Whitetail Deer Antlers

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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...

Freakishly Gigantic Buck

Freakish Gigantic Buck: Do You Think This is Fenced or Free Range?

This is one gigantic buck with width and mass and droptines! It definitely is a beast. Deer this large have several things going for them including genetics, a wonderful supply of forage and usually little to no hunting pressure. Bucks this big wandering around during the day definitely are comfortable in their surroundings. It...

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Michigan Deer Management Group Responds to Column on Antler Proposals

This is a response from the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative in Michigan in response to an opinion column by Richard Smith in the October issue of Deer & Deer Hunting. Smith lives in Michigan and is a longtime hunter and contributor to DDH. Dan Schmidt, Editor August 8th 2013 Deer and Deer Hunting Magazine...

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Have You EVER Seen An 8-Point Buck This Big?

The Deer & Deer Hunting Forum is a great place to meet other hunters and share photos and pictures of what you’re seeing in these days leading up to deer season. Check out the video clip shared by one of our forum members. This Iowa whitetail is one of the biggest 8-pointers we’ve seen...