• Deer of the Year

    Jacob Shepherd killed this huge trophy buck in Wilkes County on Sept. 10, 2018.

    Wilkesboro bowhunter kills trophy, split tine buck

    Buck was in full velvet
    September 12 at 7:13pm
    Heath Rayfield poses with the 142 1/2-inch double drop tine buck he killed in Chester County

    Chesterfield hunter kills double drop tine trophy buck

    Drop tine buck measures 142 1/2 inches
    September 10 at 1:44pm
    Dylan Martin killed this Rockingham County buck on the first day of North Carolina's 2018 archery season. The non-typical may become the new NC bowhunting state record.

    Stoneville hunter kills 20 point buck in Rockingham County

    Non typical buck may break NC state crossbow nontypical record
    September 10 at 12:03pm
    Michael (left) was sitting in the stand with 12-year-old Nate (right) Humphrey when the youth hunter downed this 8-point buck in Orangeburg County, SC on Aug. 11, 2018.

    Lowcountry youth hunter bags full-velvet 8-point buck

    Twelve-year-old takes advantage of SC's Youth Hunting Day
    September 05 at 3:43pm
    Charter Captain Chip Veach came up from Florida to kill this South Carolina brute on Aug. 23, 2018.

    Charter captain tags great Bamberg County, SC buck

    11-point velvet buck weighed 242 pounds
    September 03 at 11:57am
    Darryl Fox killed this

    Weaverville hunter kills trophy buck, wins December Bag-A-Buck

    9-point buck was killed at high elevation
    January 17 at 12:41pm
    Dillon Vaughn killed his season-long target buck in Gaston County on the last day of the 2017-18 deer season.

    Gastonia hunter scouts trophy buck all season, kills it on last day

    9-point buck had 21-inch spread
    January 12 at 5:15am
    Marc Cavanaugh had two bucks on his hit list for this past deer season, and he got them both, including this one on Dec. 10.

    Trophy buck completes Granville County hunter's best season ever

    139 6/8-inch buck was on hunter's hit list since May
    January 08 at 9:54pm
    Jacob Miles hunted this buck hard all season, and finally killed it on a cold December morning.

    Iredell County hunter kills trophy buck on chilly morning

    Buck tricked the hunter one too many times
    January 05 at 2:01am
    Michael Edmonds killed this doe four years after losing his sight and feeling like his hunting career was over.

    Blind hunter kills deer with help of technology, good friend

    Hunter lost his sight four years ago
    January 04 at 4:05am
    Bryan Crocker downed this big trophy after a six-year pursuit in Greenville County, South Carolina on Dec. 29

    Six year quest ends with trophy buck for Upstate, SC hunter

    Hunter thought he blew his chance for second straight year
    January 03 at 5:15am
    Gary Gusler thinned out his hog herd, creating a haven for this non-typical buck that he killed on Nov. 22.

    Burlington hunter kills huge 14-point buck after thinning out his hog problem

    Non-typical deer had huge trail through cutover
    December 29, 2017 at 12:01pm
    This big black bear was 15 feet away when Michael Taylor of Raleigh first saw it in an Edgecombe County, NC swamp thicket.

    640-pound bear killed in Edgecombe County, N.C.

    Raleigh hunter shot bear from 15 feet away
    December 29, 2017 at 3:01am
    Tyler Craig killed this 205-pound Aiken County, SC buck after a two-year hunt.

    Aiken hunter kills trophy buck after two-year hunt

    Nocturnal buck was looking for love in wrong place at wrong time
    December 28, 2017 at 11:01am
    Aaron Loftin let this buck walk right by his stand in hopes his buddy could kill it. But when the buck turned back around, he shot it himself.

    Gastonia hunter downs 12-point, 159-inch buck

    Hunter allowed buck to walk toward friend, but buck turned back
    December 28, 2017 at 10:03am
    This trophy Guilford County buck is the sixth deer Taylor Apple has killed, and the fourth with the same muzzleloader.

    Youth huntress bags trophy Guilford County buck

    This was middle schooler's sixth deer, and fourth with muzzleloader
    December 27, 2017 at 6:01am