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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...

Deer have incredible senses that alert them to danger, aid in reproduction and help them locate food sources. Learning more about whitetail behavior can help you score this season.

Watch These Secrets Of Giant Midwest White-tailed Bucks

Big bucks are in the back of every hunter’s mind this time of year. On this week’s new episode of Destination Whitetail – airing Wednesday on the Sportsman Channel – our team travels to the Midwest to investigate what makes the region hot for big bucks. Tagging a big buck is a tremendous accomplishment for...

Jason Archer of Louisiana shot this 16-point during the primitive weapons season, a stunner buck that scored 223 inches and could rewrite the state record book. (Photo: Louisiana Sportsman Magazine/www.louisianasportsman.com)

Giant 223-Inch Buck Could Be a State Record

Jason Archer didn’t strike out to hunt deer. He actually was thinking about smoking a feral pig since he’d seen so many of them on game camera photos. But on a comfortable Louisiana evening, Archer shot what likely will become the Louisiana non-typical record buck. It’s a stunner, with massive bases, 29-inch main beams,...

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Giant 200-Inch Buck Stood There For a Third Shot

When Matt Serwa’s second arrow missed the giant whitetail, he was crushed because Lady Luck doesn’t typically offer a third chance on a mature megabuck like this one. Lady Luck must have been snoozing or in a highly gracious mood, because Serwa got a third opportunity. He made the most of it. The longtime...

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...

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Poached Giant Costs Man How Much?

Jerry Kaster, 40, of Moravia, pleaded guilty and was assessed the maximum amount of $20,000 in liquidated damages for unlawfully killing of a trophy whitetail deer in Appanoose County. The case began with a call to the Turn in Poachers hotline on Dec. 2, 2010. According to the investigation, Kaster had shot a buck...