Dec, 2018 mitch albom writes new book to raise money for covid19 relief. Frank nation harvested this 223inch illinois buck back in 2011. I can imagine there is still quite a bit of heartache within the hunters in. When you look at state level data, the states youd expect to be present on the list are wisconsin, illinois, iowa, kentucky and so on. Last seasons sharpest, and luckiest, hunters share their stories and photos of 15 benchmark bucks, totaling more than 3,000 inches of antler. Luke brewster might live in bristow, virginia, but the 30yearold former marine returns to hunt whitetails in illinois whenever he can take a break from his current job. Eleven days after an illinois hunter tagged the pending boone.
A hunter in williamson county may have shot the largest buck ever in the united states. I wanted to know which counties are breaking records, and why some. Large wooded tract with big buck potential for sale in. Sep 22, 2010 ive long felt that illinois is one of the top picks for a potential world record typical, and brian damerys buck only reinforces that notion. A book of the illinois big buck recognition program of whitetail deer as compiled from data in the illinois department of conservations files. If a big buck feels the slightest pressure or disturbance, they leave for safer regions. Virginia has always been over looked, and nearly forgotten about, as a state from which world class whitetails can be harvested. Illinois hunter shoots possibly largest buck ever in united states. The top 40 typical and nontypical whitetails of all time outdoor life. We want you to bring your big bucks to the illinois deer classic the big buck contest is open to hunters who legally harvested an antlered whitetail deer in the state of illinois. Pike county is wellknown for producing outstanding whitetail deer and places numerous record book trophies in the books every year.
Illinois current archery non typical record is 267 18. The buck scores a whopping 204 48 inches and is the largest pope and young whitetail buck ever shot. I llinois whitetails,providesthemostuptodateresearch,stunningphotosoftrophy. Thats great, joel, but id rather go to counties and areas that have produced the most big bucks, and most of us agree. Yes, i just used virginia and big bucks in the same sentence. A beautiful and amazing typical that i believe will net 200. It has 39 countable points and green scored 311 shattering the nontypical whitetail illinois state record. Virginia whitetails is a fast growing group of hunters who share a love for whitetail hunting, virginia, and big bucks.
Hoosier record book program entries the graphs discussion in. Bills saw the buck headed his way in a hurry and took aim with his shotgun. After pouring over record book data in an attempt to identify these big buck neighborhoods, here are some takeaways. The top 40 typical and nontypical whitetails of all time. Here is the new certified world record whitetail buck. Where the biggest booner bucks are coming from now deer. Big banks prioritized greed in small business aid, lawsuits say. We want your illinois giants for the illinois deer classic whitetail hall of fame. Over the years ive noticed that most articles on that topic are vague. American hunter best places to hunt record whitetail.
Jan 01, 2020 the top 40 typical and nontypical whitetails of all time. Hunters haven 1040 w bloomington rd, champaign, illinois 61821 rated 4. The record books have been rewritten in the past decade. Jan 17, 2017 this tennessee buck is said to be the next world record nontypical whitetail buck. New world record whitetail the johnny king buck from. Eclipse the hanson buck, which has held the top typical spot for more than 2 decades. But only a few manage to be in the right spot when fate delivers that rare moment.
Stephen tucker got this buck of a lifetime, regardless if it makes the world record or. Illinois state record buck 10 matching articles outdoor life. Giant illinois buck is potential worldrecord 8pointer. Bass 4 tips when jig fishing for bass chris schneider august 25, 2015. Illinois hunter might have shot biggest buck ever in us. The largest buck on record now is a 47point buck taken by a tennessee hunter in 2016, according to the tennessean. Possible record deer taken in illinois during shotgun season.
This means there is likely an official scorer near you. The biggest typical whitetail bucks ever entered into the record books. If it becomes certified, the 51 point buck would break the current record, set in 2016 by a 27. The pope and young club, keeper of archery records, announced that a speciallyconvened panel found that luke brewsters buck is. This tennessee buck is said to be the next world record nontypical whitetail buck. Well its too early to call the shot on this deer, but the buzz is that the buck pictured above may threaten the illinois bowkilled nontypical record. The biggest typical whitetail bucks ever entered into the record. American hunter top 10 states for monster whitetails. Johnston city, illinois a hunter could be in the running for harvesting one of the largest bucks ever shot in america. Stephen tucker got this buck of a lifetime, regardless if it makes the world record or not. The only typical boone county buck on the record books scored 170 28 inches, so the dylaks are looking at a county record, and potentially ranking statewide.
This was bo dylaks reaction to his name being called over the school intercom, with instructions to come to the principals office the tuesday before thanksgiving. Hoosier record book program entries the graphs indiana. Keith szableswki from johnston city, illinois killed a 51 point buck during the first weekend of the illinois shotgun season. Like the world record nontypical whitetailed deer that was found dead in missouri, two quail hunters found this big nontypical buck dead, but on a property near petersburg, illinois. Back in november of 2009, he killed an illinois state record nontypical whitetail, a 36point buck giant that netted scored 26738 inches. Louis 39, followed by south texas webb 27, and minnesotas itasca 20. Illinois hunter shoots possibly largest buck ever in united states cbs chicago a hunter in williamson county may have shot the largest buck ever in the united states. Big buck mufasa officially measured, pending world record. Nov 23, 2015 frank nation harvested this 223inch illinois buck back in 2011. The most productive county during this period was northern minnesotas st.
Illinois hunter pleads guilty to poaching state record. Illinoisbigbucks illinois whitetails order a copy today. If youve ever driven in the rural areas of the midwest, illinois included, you know just how many deer bound. So there is always a geographical chance of bringing home a record book buck. The first step was record book data from the boone and crockett club. In the record book, there still are fewer than a dozen confirmed 200inch net typical whitetails, and illinois has to its credit two of them. Absolute giant taken down in oklahoma, possible new typical state record. Illinois hunters 51point buck could be a new record.
We are a superior organization dedicated to a quality hunting experience for everyone. Outdoorillinois march 2007 illinois big buck records outdoorillinois november 2006 blind tradition duck hunting outdoorillinois november 2006 natalies secrets deer hunting. Now a new buck has just been killed that may take its place in the record book. In illinois, edgar county buck could be new world record. We can see where the big bucks are coming from right now, not just the deer that were killed a halfcentury ago. Large wooded tract with big buck potential for sale in western il. Over the past 30 years, qualifying boone and crockett records book entries for american elk have increased 193 percent from a total of 14 in 1977 to 41 in 2007. View up to date information on how illinois is handling the coronavirus disease 2019 covid19 from the state of illinois coronavirus response site. Order your official illinois deer classic merchandise just click on the hoodie.
Interestingly enough, the buck had a broken brow tine but was still able to place high in the record book. Look at the record book and if they record high numbers of big ones then eliminate the obr. Big bucks galore, from the boone and crockett record book archives. The largest buck taken in the state measured 204 48 inches. This ought to get some good discussion going, huh boys. Hunter kills what could be largest buck ever shot in u. Yet this attitude is why some historical big buck hotbeds now get overhunted and arent the producers they were only a few years ago. The adage big bucks hide in little places went through todds mind. The secondlargest on record is a deer taken in 1962 in nebraska by del austin with a score of 27978.
The official score for luke brewsters nontypical archery kill was announced at the 2019 ata show in louisville, ky. Top 10 booner states for deer hunting since 2010 deer. Will 311 illinois buck be new archery world record. Last fall, brian butcher shot a crazylooking buck that is now the fourth largest deer in the record books, and the secondbiggest huntertaken buck behind luke brewsters illinois stud. We analyzed where the top200 record book typical and nontypical whitetails were.
Possible world record 51 point buck killed in illinois. Likely the biggest pure kentucky 8pointer ever measured. Outdoorillinois march 2005 illinois big bucks illinois. Illinois has a two buck syetm and back not too long. Every deer hunter loves a monster buck story, so here is a new one about a big buck found dead in illinois. No previous illinois deer classic winners are eligible for an award with the same trophy deer in the same category. The nys big buck club record book is an official collection of new york states exceptional whitetail deer and black bear. Time will tell where this prairie state giant nets out at. The buck was in a thin strip of cover along a fence line, a place todd wouldnt normally look for deer. Buckeye creek outfitters has operated a familyownedand operated hunting outfit in pike county, il, since 1998. Just take the recent tucker buck from tennessee as an example.
This deer has almost a 24 inch spread and score able points. The big buck club announced today that the johnny king buck from wisconsin is the new world record typical whitetail gross scoring buck of all time. Illinois new staterecord bow kill chris kiernan shares the story behind the biggest nontypical whitetail ever killed with a bow in illinois. Records of illinois trophy whitetail deer 1994 edition. Brian damerys illinois giant north american whitetail. Sep 06, 2019 which was 286 inches from a buck in texas. On april, the bucks final scoring came in at a gross 22168 beating the milo hanson buck from saskatchewan.
A hunter in illinois may have shot the largest buck ever in the united. Illinois owns both archery whitetail world records. Oct 21, 2015 even in a monster buck wonderland such as illinois, a boone and crockett buck is a rare and special animal. Mar 07, 2019 illinois now owns both archery world records for whitetail deer. Giant illinois buck is potential world record 8pointer. The buck had an inside spread of 25 18 inches, and it doesnt seem to likely that a deer will top its score anytime soon. This video documents the long history with smokey dating back to when he was just 2 12. The record book has been produced every two years since 1972 and contains thousands of trophy whitetail and bear entries. Since its foundation in 1994, more than 1,000 official scorers have been certified for the btr scoring system across the united states and canada, with the numbers growing yearly. The first weekend of illinois shotgun deer season was nov. Statements like, iowa is a great state for huge bucks are common. Possible world record 51 point buck killed in illinois the.
Records of illinois trophy whitetail deer a book of the illinois big buck recognition program of whitetail deer as compiled from data in the illinois department of conservations files 1st ed. Though more than 200,000 deer were harvested that particular year, only 71 of those deer were eligible for boone and crockett. Montana, arkansas, and south dakota popped up in the top 10, while states currently hailed as big buck meccas, such as ohio, illinois, and kansas, recorded relatively few entries. A hunter who is willing to research and possibly outwalk and outhunt others can find big bucks on state and federal lands in this big deer state. One of the biggest and most iconic bucks ever shot in illinois has to be the mel johnson buck. Bring your trophy to the illinois deer classic big buck ticket location. Stephen tuckers 47 point tennessee buck new world record. When it comes to deerhunting history, few places in all of north america can threaten to bring upheaval to the record books like the state of illinois can. This new buck while not as big inches wise, but looks to sport 51 scoreable points. According to wsil abc 3, a monster buck has just been killed in illinois that may be a new world record for the most scorable points. Turns out the principal, and then the safety officer, just wanted to talk to me about my buck.
Top 10 biggest pope and young typical bucks of all time. Across all categories of native north american big game the overall trend is even higher with 344 qualifiers in 1977 up to 1,151 in 2007a 234 percent increase. Big buck, mufasa, officially measured as pending world. It is one of the longest standing records in hunting. The truth is that many think this buck is one of the most impressive deer of all time. A sportsman in the land of lincoln harvested an amazing buck that could have enough scorable points to hit the world record books for whitetail. Discover where the biggest bucks over the last five years were killed and why the hunting. Yet this attitude is why some historical bigbuck hotbeds now get overhunted and arent the producers they were only a few years ago. The silence surrounding the giant buck taken in illinois by an outofstate hunter early in the season has been broken. The tucker buck not only is the largest scoring hunter killed buck, but also as far as i can tell the buck with the most scalable points with 47. Here is the new certified world record whitetail buck outdoorhub reporters 01. Dec 15, 2004 finally, if the deer passes muster through those scoring procedures, it could then be declared as one of the biggest whitetails of alltime and a possible illinois state record assuming, of course. Monster illinois buck scores 220, almost a county record this buck wasnt. It wasnt the buck he had seen earlier, and in fact, he had never seen this buck before.973 785 1402 340 695 1041 758 147 1383 1243 1391 359 774 548 457 558 935 1189 1267 188 515 1028 755 1124 1170 173 347