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13 Big Buck Reader Photos for April 2012

13 Big Buck Reader Photos for April 2012

Here's a look at our Deer of the Day trophy photos from this past month!

Chip Coenen - Wisconsin

After getting a text from son Ben (left) about a tactic change up, Chip dropped the hammer on this typical 10-point trophy that green scored 154 inches and weighed a Wisconsin-sized 285 pounds!

Charles Barnard - Missouri

While hunting the Missouri rifle season the second weekend of November, veteran hunter Charles Barnard dropped this fantastic 13-point buck in Pike County. The trophy green scored 179 inches.

Jimmy Davis - Kentucky

Jimmy Davis dropped this great buck with his Traditions muzzleloader. He grossed 166 5/8 and netted 163 5/8. He has a inside spread of 20 4/8 and 4 tines over 9 inches and the mass was impressive with 5 7/8 bases.

Tyler Porter - Tennessee

Hunting the opening day of muzzleloader season the first week of November in Weakley County, Tennessee, Tyler Porter was able to shoot this wide nine-point trophy buck that featured a 22-inch spread.

Ethan Hawks - Missouri

While hunting in Gallatin, Missouri the second morning of the Show-Me-State's rifle season, Ethan Hawks took this fantastic 15-point buck with his .30-06.

Jason Thorman - Wisconsin

Having passed on three smaller bucks during Wisconsin's traditional firearm season, Jason Thorman dropped this great 11-point buck with his Browning A-Bolt chambered in 7mm Rem. Mag. from 84 yards.

Brian Griffith - Maryland

While hunting the opening day of a special youth hunt in St. Mary's County, Maryland, Brian Griffith dropped this fantastic bruiser with his Thompson/Center muzzleloader. The 13-point buck featured a 21-inch spread!

Matt Lynch - Illinois

Matt took his fantastic 18-point buck with great mass and featured 18 points the third week in November in high wind conditions. Lynch had it scored at the Illinois Deer and Turkey Classic where it netted 172 7/8 inches.

Levi Garrison - Missouri

While hunting with his uncle in southern Missouri, 12-year-old Levi Garrison harvested this fantastic 10-point buck, his second ever, with his Remington .243.

Dane Fitzgerald - New York

Dane took this great buck on his first day of deer hunting, which was also his 14th birthday!

Caleb Chain - Illinois

While hunting near Princeville, Illinois the afternoon of November 19th, Caleb Chain was able to drop this terrific buck with his shotgun. He spotted the buck at 60 yards and put him on the ground with one shot.

Jeff Lovell - Kansas

Jeff showed diligence in making the recovery on this fantastic deer. After arrowing it, it was more than a day and half later before he found his 11 point buck.

Emily Wells - Illinois

While hunting with her father Brent, young Emily took her first buck with a Remington Model 870 youth model.


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