Opening Day Brute
Steve Paine shot this monster opening day of the 2006 gun deer season. Outdoor Life Online Editor
Father/Son Buck, Part 2
Ethan Llyod shot this 10-pointer while hunting in Missouri. It scored scored 115. Outdoor Life Online Editor

Kentucky Whitetail

This is a buck Jim Crays of Michigan took in Kentucky.

Southern Buck

This is the nicest buck Matt Watkins of Beaufort SC shot this year. He scored about 120 B&C; and weighed roughly 190 pounds.

Personal Best Buck

This buck weighed 204 pounds field dressed had a 20-inch wide rack with 11 points. It’s Ryan Morton’s best deer.
300-Yard Shot
Jason Jefferson took this nice 6 point with a .243 from about 300 yards. Outdoor Life Online Editor

Last Season’s Trophy

Mike Specht took this impressive buck on Minnesota’s opening day in 2005.

First Deer

This is the result of Ben Zerbe’s first deer hunt. Ben is 12 years old and shot this eight point the first morning of Pennsylvania’s buck season. The deer weighed 160 pounds field dressed and had a 16-inch inside spread.

Backyard Buck

Dillon Ross shot this deer less than five miles from his house, less than one hour into the rifle season.
17 Points
Scott Norkey, of Tecumseh, Michigan, shot this 17-pointer on November 15, 2006. Outdoor Life Online Editor

Washington Elk

Nathan Heishman of Napavine, Washington shot this nice 5×5 elk on opening day of rifle season in southwest Washington.

Nevada Mule Deer

Joey harvested this Nevada muley. It had 8 points on the left and 5 points on the right and scored 178.

Muzzleloader Buck

Dave Powers of Jackson, Michigan dropped this nice 8 point buck with a .50 Knight muzzleloader on November 15, 2006.

Elk/Deer Double

These are photos of a bull elk and mule deer buck that Gordon Warren shot near Wolf Creek, Montana on Nov. 22 and 25, 2006. Shane Erickson was the guide.

Girl’s First Muley

The mule deer belongs to Becca Ward of Eureka, MT. She shot it when she was 13 years old.The Buck was hers this year at age 13.

Thick, Canadian Buck

This buck was shot by Jack MacTavish on Nov.17th, 2006 in Miramichi, New Brunswick , Canada

First of the Year

Here is Todd Fortner’s first buck for the year. He killed it on November 18, 2006 at 11:50 A.M.

Bow Buck

This buck was shot on Nov. 9, 2006 in Ashland, with a Mathews Outback bow.

Montana Muley

Paul Boyer of Seymour, TN, harvested this 5×5 mule deer near McLeod, MT with Rollin Boulder Outfitters on Nov. 6.

California Blacktail

Zach Millang shot this California blacktail in the first 25 minutes of hunting on his first day bowhunting.

South Carolina Showdown

This nice whitetail was taken November 10, 2006 on the Giggleman Plantation just outside Moncks Corner, South Carolina in the small town of Alvin. This 8 point buck came in at 175 lbs.

Junior Hunt Coues

Here is a picture of a Coues deer that Travis-Jay Toot,  age 12, harvested on Nov 26, 2006 during a junior hunt.

Junior Hunt Coues

Here is a picture of a Coues deer that Travis-Jay Toot,  age 12, harvested on Nov 26, 2006 during a junior hunt.

It’s been an awesome hunting season judging by the large number of photos you’ve sent us. This latest batch includes trophies from several members of the deer family: whitetails, muleys, coues, elk and blacktails. Check them out and keep sending your pictures to