• Deer of the Year

    Chad Thousand killed this 173 2/8-inch, 15-point buck in Guilford County on Oct. 3.

    Greensboro bowhunter sticks 15-point monster buck

    Big buck sported 173 2/8-inch rack
    October 10 at 10:15am
    10-year-old Landon Long killed this 8-point buck which measured 142-inches while hunting with his dad and granddad in Guilford County, NC.

    Youth hunter kills 8-point, 142-inch trophy in Guilford County

    10-year-old was hunting with his dad and granddad
    October 09 at 8:01am
    Chris Carter of Raleigh killed this 12-point non-typical buck in full velvet while hunting on family land in Johnston County.

    Raleigh bowhunter kills full velvet, non-typical, 12-point buck

    Johnston County non-typical resembled Medusa
    October 06 at 10:14am
    Marc Cavanaugh sought this buck for 3 years, and finally killed it on Sept. 20, 2017. Though only a 7-pointer, the buck measured 133-inches when green scored.

    Granville County hunter downs trophy 7-point buck

    Buck green-scored at 133 inches
    October 03 at 10:45pm
    Tootie Morris killed this 135-inch, 12-point buck in Person County while bow hunting with her husband. It's her fifth Pope & Young buck.

    Rougemont bow huntress kills 12-point trophy

    135-inch buck is her fifth Pope & Young buck
    September 28 at 10:01pm
    With the help of some mosquitos, James Lang killed this Laurens County 9-point buck that he expects will make it into the S.C. record book.

    Laurens County hunter whacks whopper 9-point buck

    Mosquitos actually helped the hunter
    September 26 at 6:34pm
    Bowhunting on opening weekend in Guilford County, N.C., Kayla Watson killed this trophy buck just before dark.

    Guilford County huntress kills 9-point, 142-inch buck

    Trophy buck was her first archery kill
    September 26 at 1:53pm
    Josh Rickard, (left) and Justin Richardson (right) killed these Rockingham County trophies thanks to landowner Dylan Martin.

    Madison hunter bags 10-point, 224-pound, Rockingham County trophy buck

    Bolivia hunter kills 127-inch, 8-point buck on same property
    September 22 at 9:31am
    Teresa Turbyfill poses with her first bow kill, a Rockingham 10-point trophy that measures in the 130s.

    Huntress sticks 10-point bow buck in Rockingham County

    First crossbow kill measures in the 130s
    September 21 at 3:01am
    This Guilford County hunter shot this trophy on Sept. 18, and he had to take a dip in a pond to retrieve it.

    Guilford County deputy sheriff downs 175-inch behemoth

    Hunter had to take a swim to retrieve the buck
    September 20 at 4:01pm
    After an uncooperative doe walked out of range, this trophy mainframe 8-point buck offered Jonathan Linens a shot.

    Caswell County hunter downs big 8-point buck

    Deer had 12-inch G2s, 18-inch inside spread
    September 20 at 8:18am
    Jason Carter killed this 10-point trophy in Alamance County after watching him grow on trail camera for the past two years.

    *VIDEO* Alamance County hunter bags trophy 10-point

    Buck had tall tine, symmetrical 138+ inch rack
    September 19 at 4:01pm
    Janet Jones stuck this Pope & Young buck on Sept. 9 in Stokes County. The 10-point has been green-scored in the 140s.

    Stokes County grandma arrows 10-point buck in velvet

    Buck green-scored in the 140s
    September 19 at 9:01am
    Hunter Stevens let this buck walk for 5 years, monitoring his progress before killing the 140-class 9-pointer.

    Thomasville hunter arrows 9-point, 140-class buck

    Buck had 21.25-inch inside spread
    September 18 at 7:29am
    Chris Phinney proved that small parcels of land in urban areas can hold trophy bucks.

    North Raleigh hunter sticks trophy buck on 15-acre plot in Wake County

    8-point buck had 9-inch G2
    September 18 at 4:01am
    Bradley Hughes just wanted some doe meat for the freezer, but he couldn't pass up the opportunity when this 10-point in velvet offered him a shot.

    Elloree hunter goes doe hunting, bags a trophy buck in velvet

    Full velvet 10-point was too much to resist
    September 14 at 8:59pm