Some You've Heard Of. Others You Never Have.
I’ll be the first to admit that big bucks are not the reason I hunt. If you want to know why I hunt, check out the series The Reason for the Hunt we’ve been producing for the last few months. Then you’ll know why we do what we do.
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That said. We do love big whitetails. They do get our blood pumping when we see one on the hoof. Just about every deer hunter I know would. And rightfully so.
There’s nothing wrong about pursuing giant whitetails. In fact, the wildlife management that often goes with that helps the entire herd to thrive. It’s great for the resource — but that’s a discussion for another time.
This post is dedicated to the best of the best. The biggest of the legendary whitetails. And the crowned kings of their respective records.
Some of the following categories are commonly documented. Some of them are a bit quirky and never touched on by the media. Some of these deer you’ll certainly recognize. Others you may not. Either way, each of the following six whitetails are true legends, and they deserve respect for growing such impressive antlers.
Here are six of the baddest whitetails in the world.
Editor's Note: This was originally published January 22, 2018.