Each year, we round up photos of the country’s biggest bucks and most thrilling hunting stories for the Outdoor Life Deer of the Year contest. Now, we’re calling on you to help us pick America’s best buck. We started off with 24 finalists, and we’re now down to eight. The overall winner will be awarded a Cabela’s gift card and a Weaver range finder in addition to eternal bragging rights. Select your favorite buck from each match-up and then hit the submit button at the bottom to enter your votes.

Today’s Matchups…


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3-Beams Buck vs Swamp King *

  • 3-Beams Buck (left)
  • Swamp King (right)

Pigtails Buck vs AZ 193 *

  • Pigtails Buck (left)
  • AZ 193 (right)

Here’s a quick look at the standings:
Last week’s winners from the Elite 8
Slash (19%) vs. 3-Beams Buck (80%)
Lone Star Monster (19%) vs. Swamp King (80%)
Pigtails Buck (96%) vs. Walk Out Buck (3%)
AZ 193 (80%) vs. Washinton Whitetail (19%)