trophy bucks

What Defines a Trophy Buck?

by Bryan Hendricks To me, the definition of trophy entails other things besides antler size. Above my desk, for example, is the rack of a 9-point whitetail I killed at Turley Ranch in Roger Mills County, Okla. The rack was beautiful, maybe 120 B&C, but the circumstances made it special. Turley Ranch covers about...

Where Are Trophy Odds Best?

In the December 2009 issue of Deer & Deer Hunting magazine, Field Editor Les Davenport reveals his top five picks for trophy whitetail destinations in the United States. Davenport is an accomplished buck hunter and former trophy hunting guide. What follows are his recommendations for outfitters in these regions.

Mapping Trophy Bucks

No matter how well prepared for deer season you think you are, understanding topography and other factors affecting deer movement could spell the difference between success or failure.