Battle of the Bucks 2014: Round 1


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 favorite buck. We’ve selected the 16 finalists for the reader’s choice award and divided them by region. So, vote for your favorite bucks below. We’ll post Round 2 of the contest next week.

The overall winner will be awarded two Bushnell trail cameras (valued at $350) and eternal bragging rights.

Select your favorite buck from each match-up and then hit the submit button at the bottom to enter your votes.

Pumpkin Deer vs. Brow Tines *


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Teardrop Buck vs. Monster 8 *


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River Buck vs. Savannah’s Brute *


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The Rut is a Beautiful Thing vs. Wonderful West Virginia *


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Unique Palmated 10 Point vs. Cambridge *


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Last Minute Buck vs. Piebald 10 Point *


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Buck of a Lifetime vs. Monster in the Quakies *


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Hell of a Hunt vs. Montana Double *


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