World Record 8-Point Buck Update

Jason Sanders killed this buck killed this Illinois buck during the state's shotgun season last year. It is believed to be the largest 8-pointer ever killed in North America. This trail camera photo just surfaced on the Internet this week.

Illinois record buck

Record 8 pointerAs Deer & Deer Hunting reported in early February, this 8-point Illinois buck is believed to be the largest net-score 8-pointer ever killed in North America. Just this week, more photos of the buck began circulating all over the Internet. Here are three of them.

According to the Boone and Crockett Club, the buck’s net score of 183-1/8 would rank as the largest ever submitted to the organization.

So far, the story is that Illinois hunter Jason Sanders shot what appears to be the largest main-frame, typical 8-pointer ever killed by a hunter under fair chase conditions. Preliminary scores say the buck NETS 183-1/8 inches. The current world-record typical 8 is 180-3/8 inches.

To view a photo of Sanders with the deer, click on this link. This photo began circulating on the Internet earlier this year.

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