Word travels fast when a truly giant whitetail buck is displayed at a deer expo and it’s one of the biggest ever killed in the Southeast, not to mention the state in which it was taken.
A truly remarkable buck was put into the Big Buck Classic, an annual event in Arkansas celebrating deer season and showcasing new gear along with hunters’ bucks for scoring. Arkansas turns out some great deer each year but this monster whitetail takes the cake and the punch!
Jacob Ayecock of Tillar, Ark., is the hunter, and this gorgeous buck reportedly has been scored at 212 inches B&C with a net of 195 inches. With incredible width, length, mass and droptines, this Natural State gagger is truly a great deer anywhere but especially from Arkansas and the Southeast.
Here are some more photos making the rounds on social media:
From Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine, the 2016 Whitetails Wall Calendar features the work of deer researchers Wayne Laroche and Charlie Alsheimer, who reveal the 2016 whitetail rut prediction, based on years of lunar cycle research. Utilize this deer moon phase calendar to find out which days the deer will be seeking and chasing so you can time the rut for the best time to hunt.
“The DDH wall calendar is one of our most popular annual ShopDeerHunting items,” said Dan Schmidt, DDH Content Director and Editor-in-Chief. “The 2016 calendar, just like the ones before it, features some amazing whitetail deer photography that captures deer in all the seasons. It also provides deer activity charts so you can plan your hunt.”
With the 2016 DDH Whitetails Wall Calendar you’ll learn:
- When the seeking, chasing and tending phases of the rut will occur for North & South
- The predicted dates of Major & Minor deer activity in 2016
- Daily 2016 Moon-phase data