Reader Pics: Big Bucks

Opening Day Brute

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

Kentucky Whitetail

This is a buck Jim Crays of Michigan took in Kentucky.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Southern Buck

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Personal Best Buck

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
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

Last Season's Trophy

Mike Specht took this impressive buck on Minnesota's opening day in 2005.Outdoor Life Online Editor
First Deer

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Backyard Buck

Backyard Buck

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

Washington Elk

Nathan Heishman of Napavine, Washington shot this nice 5x5 elk on opening day of rifle season in southwest Washington.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Nevada Mule Deer

Nevada Mule Deer

Joey harvested this Nevada muley. It had 8 points on the left and 5 points on the right and scored 178.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Muzzleloader Buck

Muzzleloader Buck

Dave Powers of Jackson, Michigan dropped this nice 8 point buck with a .50 Knight muzzleloader on November 15, 2006.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Elk/Deer Double

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Girl's First Muley

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Thick, Canadian Buck

Thick, Canadian Buck

This buck was shot by Jack MacTavish on Nov.17th, 2006 in Miramichi, New Brunswick , CanadaOutdoor Life Online Editor
First of the Year

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Bow Buck

Bow Buck

This buck was shot on Nov. 9, 2006 in Ashland, with a Mathews Outback bow.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Montana Muley

Montana Muley

Paul Boyer of Seymour, TN, harvested this 5x5 mule deer near McLeod, MT with Rollin Boulder Outfitters on Nov. 6.Outdoor Life Online Editor
California Blacktail

California Blacktail

Zach Millang shot this California blacktail in the first 25 minutes of hunting on his first day bowhunting.Outdoor Life Online Editor
South Carolina Showdown

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Junior Hunt Coues

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor
Junior Hunt Coues

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.Outdoor Life Online Editor

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 webmaster@outdoorlife.com