13 Awesome Reader Photos for May 2012
June 05, 2012
We get terrific trophy photos from readers all across North America. Here are the bucks we featured in our Deer of the Day area from the past month!
JEFF ROGERS - Virginia
After hearing the shots of his dad and brother-in-law that took deer, Jeff came down from his stand to help out. While admiring his the fallen bounty of his kin, he spotted this 150-inch buck following a fence line and punched his buck tag!
NATE BODWAY - Wisconsin
10-year-old Nate Bodway was participating in a mentor hunt with his father Bruce at the start of Wisconsin\'s nine day gun season. They spotted this great nine point not far from their home where he dropped the buck with his new .223.
CLINT CATLIN - Sioux Lookout Region, Ontario, Canada
While hunting with his son-in-law Colin in the Sioux Lookout, Ontario region, Clint Catlin took this fantastic 11-point buck with his .243 at 150 yards.
DAKOTA MORRIS - Ohio
This 182-inch buck is the third buck for nine-year-old Dakota Morris!
SAMANTHA INMAN - Texas
Massachusetts native Samantha Inman took her first ever buck while hunting Texas hill country!
BRAD STROHM - Pennsylvania
While hunting in a management unit in Lebanon County, PA, Brad Strohm was able to take this fantastic buck that grossed 150 3/4 inches.
JESSE MARUSCHAK - Missouri
This is the second public land rifle trophy for Missouri hunter Jesse Maruschak. Last year he dropped a 193-inch giant. This year his buck green scored 140 inches!
NORMAN SMITH - Oklahoma
Hunting near Alva, Oklahoma, Norman Smith took this fantastic buck during muzzleloader season!
KEN JAROSINSKI - New York
Ken Jarosinski was bowhunting outside of Bristol, New York on November 11, 2011 when he spotted a piebald buck. It was his first time ever seeing a piebald so he wasted little time in putting the buck on the ground!
JEFF SCHOEPS - Illinois
Using an Easton arrow fletched with blazer vanes in pink to support the women in his life that have battled breast cancer, Jeff Schoeps took this great buck the second week in November.
NICK CARTER - Kansas
Battling a stiff wind, Nick Carter was able to take this mature 10-point buck from 12 yards!
TONY SMITH - Michigan
Hunting in a deer management cooperative in Eaton County, Michigan, Tony Smith was able to drop this fantastic 144-inch buck using his Hoyt Bow!
MASON ECKERMANN - Kansas
Mason Eckermann of Caldwell,KS brought this monster down on the evening of Dec. 6, 2011 during the Kansas rifle season. The great buck green grossed 167!
TYLER WELCH - Wisconsin
While hunting in Dunn County, Wisconsin, Tyler Welch was able to drop this absolute stud of a buck that weighed 240-pounds dressed!
DANIEL LIMBACH - Ohio
Daniel took this 203 3/8-inch non-typical the first week in November. He was able to put an arrow in the massive buck from 15 yards!