Buck Pole Honor Roll 2016-17: Your Best Whitetails

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Deer season is here and so is the annual Buck Pole Honor Roll with your smiling faces and whitetails, blacktails and more from across the country!

Each year we highlight deer and the hunters who killed them with photos that will be updated all season long. These are from submissions on social media and via email. We’ll be on the lookout for more to post here throughout the season.

Be sure to click the links among the photos for other stories along with deer hunting gear from shopdeerhunting.com. Also, send us your photos at bigbucks@fwcommunity.com this season.

Congrats!

Cooper Davis of Texas is a world champion bull rider on the Professional Bull Riding circuit.

Cooper Davis of Texas is a world champion bull rider on the Professional Bull Riding circuit.

 

Warren Curtis of Lee, Maine, with his 19-point buck. Congrats!

Warren Curtis of Lee, Maine, with his 19-point buck. Congrats!

 

Nick Lentine was bowhunting in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, on Nov. 12 when he killed these great bucks. Salute!

Nick Lentine was bowhunting in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, on Nov. 12 when he killed these great bucks. Salute!

 

Laynie Jensen, age 10, was hunting in Montana when she killed her first buck. She was using a .22-250 and was hunting with family members. Congratulations, young lady!

Laynie Jensen, age 10, was hunting in Montana when she killed her first buck. She was using a .22-250 and was hunting with family members. Congratulations, young lady!

 

DDH TV co-host Mark Kayser was in Kansas bowhunting with his Mathews Halon when he got a shot at this gorgeous buck after several days of tough hunting.

DDH TV co-host Mark Kayser was in Kansas bowhunting with his Mathews Halon when he got a shot at this gorgeous buck after several days of tough hunting.

 

Holy smokes! Jim Wacker of Minnesota killed this ginormous buck in mid-November. We're getting more details on this one. Congrats!

Holy smokes! Jim Wacker of Minnesota killed this ginormous buck in mid-November. We’re getting more details on this one. Congrats!

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Jamie Wilkinson of Florida was hunting in southeast Kansas with a Barnett crossbow when this great buck stepped into range. Salute!

Jamie Wilkinson of Florida was hunting in southeast Kansas with a Barnett crossbow when this great buck stepped into range. Salute!

 

Jordan Kollman of Minnesota was bowhunting with his Mathews Halon and got a shot at this cool buck. Nice character in the antlers!

Jordan Kollman of Minnesota was bowhunting with his Mathews Halon and got a shot at this cool buck. Nice character in the antlers!

 

Longtime DDH friend Jimmy Herman of Nashville got a few days to bowhunt in mid-November and scored with his Hoyt bow and Black Eagle arrows on this gorgeous buck. Herman performs worldwide with Carrie Underwood's band and is a longtime hunter. Congrats!

Longtime DDH friend Jimmy Herman of Nashville got a few days to bowhunt in mid-November and scored with his Hoyt bow and Black Eagle arrows on this gorgeous buck. Herman performs worldwide with Carrie Underwood’s band and is a longtime hunter. Congrats!

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Great scott! We don't have any info about this hunter or buck, but this photo was making the rounds on social media. What a rack!

Great scott! We don’t have any info about this hunter or buck, but this photo was making the rounds on social media. What a rack!

 

Scott Renner of Indiana scored on this wide, old brute. Awesome buck!

Scott Renner of Indiana scored on this wide, old brute. Awesome buck!

 

Ross Huff of Tippicanoe County, Indiana, got the drop on this fine whitetail. Love that nontypical rack!

Ross Huff of Tippicanoe County, Indiana, got the drop on this fine whitetail. Love that nontypical rack!

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Michael Hehner of Minnesota with his fine buck. Congrats!

Michael Hehner of Minnesota with his fine buck. Congrats!

 

Michael Chambliss was hunting the first week of October in Switzerland County, Indiana, when this monster stepped within range. Awesome buck!

Michael Chambliss was hunting the first week of October in Switzerland County, Indiana, when this monster stepped within range. Awesome buck!

Trace Troutt, age 6, of Prescott, Ark., and his father, Andy, are all smiles after Trace killed his first buck. Congratulations, young man!

Trace Troutt, age 6, of Prescott, Ark., and his father, Andy, are all smiles after Trace killed his first buck. Congratulations, young man!

Kane Beeman got this whopper in Jennings County, Indiana, in October.

Kane Beeman got this whopper in Jennings County, Indiana, in October.

Johnny Price was hunting state land in Harrison County, Indiana, in early October when he got a shot at this cool buck.

Johnny Price was hunting state land in Harrison County, Indiana, in early October when he got a shot at this cool buck.

Jimmy Lee was hunting in Ohio when this gorgeous 13-point buck that scored 193 walked within range. Wow!

Jimmy Lee was hunting in Ohio when this gorgeous 13-point buck that scored 193 walked within range. Wow!

What a buck! Check out this great buck shot by Ezra Oettel in Indiana. The 12-point scored 176 but more importantly put a big smile on Ezra's face!

What a buck! Check out this great buck shot by Ezra Oettel in Indiana. The 12-point scored 176 but more importantly put a big smile on Ezra’s face!

This buck shot by Casey Vincent of Bloomington, Indiana, definitely is a head-turner!

This buck shot by Casey Vincent of Bloomington, Indiana, definitely is a head-turner!

Blakely Byrd of South Carolina was hunting with her father in Kentucky when she was hunting with her .357 Mag when this deer came within 30 yards. Congrats!

Blakely Byrd of South Carolina was hunting with her father in Kentucky when she was hunting with her .357 Mag when this deer came within 30 yards. Congrats!

Arthur Zerbel shot this cool 16-point buck with his crossbow while hunting in Pennsylvania.

Arthur Zerbel shot this cool 16-point buck with his crossbow while hunting in Pennsylvania.

Jenna Perryman shot this incredible buck during the 2016 Missouri youth hunt. It scored 178. Wow!

Jenna Perryman shot this incredible buck during the 2016 Missouri youth hunt. It scored 178. Wow!

Mark Davis of South Carolina was hunting on his lease in Texas when this wide old buck came within range. Congrats!

Mark Davis of South Carolina was hunting on his lease in Texas when this wide old buck came within range. Congrats!

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