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Professional Bass Fisherman Shoots Monster Ohio Whitetail

Randy Kukral is a professional bass fisherman, but he’s extremely passionate about big whitetails. In 2021, he shot a 210-7/8-inch Ohio buck. This past season, he repeated that success with a deer scoring more than 200 inches. But that story started the previous year. On Nov. 29, 2021, Kukral drove...


Tyler Jordan Arrows Monster Georgia Buck Called “Hayblower”

Tyler Jordan needs no introduction. He’s been shooting big bucks since he was young — most of which have aired on Realtree Outdoors, Realtree Road Trips and Monster Bucks . This season, he bagged another big whitetail at Realtree Farms. He’d followed the deer for three years, and this season,...


Why Are Some Bucks Shedding Antlers Early?

Each year, bucks grow new antlers in spring and summer, carry them for most of fall and winter, and then shed them toward the end of the colder months. That process happens annually for normal, healthy bucks. However, this year, there are many reports of bucks shedding antlers earlier than...


Man Climbs Tree to Escape Aggressive Moose

A man taking an evening stroll in an Alberta neighborhood ended up climbing a tree to avoid an aggressive bull moose, and he filmed the encounter. David Meredith said when he spotted the moose, he hid behind a tree to watch, but the moose noticed him. "He ended up doing...


20 Photos That Show Just How Tough Whitetails Are

It’s no secret that whitetails are incredibly tough animals. Their will to survive is beyond anything in the big-game category, and their ability to overcome serious harm is impressive. Although we don’t celebrate or take joy from seeing deer in pain, check out these trail camera photos that show just...


CWD Research and Management Act Passes

Hunting and conservation organizations are cheering the recent passage of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act . Introduced by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM), the Act will support state and federal management efforts and research...


Ancient Buck Had Rare Third Antler

Jason Morton spotted the buck and knew right away the animal was old. The deer was a bag of bones and walked stiffly with a slow, hip-swaying gait. The 7-point antlers were on the heavy side but stubby and going downhill from what the rack must have been a few...


55 Hours on Stand for a Canada 12-Pointer

Paul Beasley with Canada in the Rough is all about big game hunting, especially for trophy whitetails. It comes as no surprise that he recently bagged another big buck. The latest comes out of Saskatchewan, Canada. Traveling to hunt with Dean Kypers and Buck Country Outfitters, Beasley expected a great...


Ring Camera Captures Moment Moose Sheds Both Antlers at Once

Although Ring doorbell cameras are designed to provide a bit of security to homeowners, they have caught some remarkable wildlife footage as well. A Ring camera in Houston, Alaska, recently captured the moment a moose shed both of its antlers at once. According to Newsweek , Tyra and Chance Bogert...


Grizzly Kills Moose Calf During Wedding Ceremony in Glacier National Park

A couple hoping to capture some of Glacier National Park's natural grandeur and majesty during their wedding got more than they bargained for when a grizzly killed a moose calf just across the lake during their ceremony. In a YouTube video uploaded by Colorado wedding videographer Stanton Giles, you can...


Alabama’s Mysterious Big-Nose Deer

Something about the 8-pointer looked weird. He was skinny and scuffed up, but that was not unusual during the peak rut. Johnny Sorensen tipped his can call, and the odd-looking deer made a beeline for the doe bleats. Johnny pulled the trigger and buck went down in a heap. The...


Florida Bowhunter Tags 17-Point Buck on Public Land

Last fall, Griffin McClain accomplished something few Florida deer hunters do: He shot a massive whitetail buck on public land. McClain has been hunting for about 20 years, and the 2022 season was an incredible one. McClain says it was his first year ever hunting public land, and it worked...


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