Rack Reports

Looking for the inside scoop on a rumored record whitetail? Just how big was that buck your favorite pro-staffer killed last week? Did you shoot a big buck yourself, and want to share the story? Then you've come to the right place: Welcome to the Rack Report.


Michigan Hunter Tags Local Legend

Michigan hunter Kyle Bonner tags 200-inch local legend.

Hunting for Hollywood

Rack Report reader Chris Prickett recently e-mailed us with a picture of this big buck he shot in Ohio. Here’s the story!

The Quest for "Blade"

Realtree.com reader Josh Barnard recently submitted a picture of this giant buck for the Realtree.com photo contest—the animal was so impressive, we asked him to share the story with us for the Rack Report. Here it is, in Josh’s own words!

Ralph C. Makes North Dakota His "Choice"

Right about that time, this monster comes out, and he’s just a pig. He’s at 21 yards and I draw down on him. But I can’t see my pins! It’s just dark enough inside the blind that there’s no light.

Brown County Beast

Kendall grabbed his bow and watched the 211 6/8” buck walk directly toward his stand through a grown-up pasture field.

Kandi Kisky's "October Lull" Buck

“The cool thing was we went in there to kill that particular buck and that’s exactly what happened. Trust me, that doesn’t happen very often.”

Tiffany Lakosky's 161-incher

Two hours after climbing into the stand for her first Iowa hunt of the season, Tiffany settles her sight pin on a giant 9-pointer

Story of a September 195

With a 25-inch spread, 12-inch tines and 30-inch main beams, this early season Ohio 10-pointer may be the most impressive Rack Report entry yet!

Tale of an Indiana Non-typical

Rack Report reader Scott Tidd recently e-mailed us with his own story about shooting the Clinton County, Indiana record non-typical during the 2009 shotgun season. We’re certainly glad he did!

Early Season 19-Pointer

On a Saturday, he checked the trail cam and to his delight, there were 27 pictures of a big non-typical buck, all but four of which were snapped during daylight hours...