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To uncover the occasional record-breaking deer entails following up on a ton of dead-end leads. Here are some of the more memorable ones of the past 20 years.World Record Whitetails: Rumor Vs. Reality (Part 1)

World Record Whitetails: Rumor Vs. Reality (Part 1)

To uncover the occasional record-breaking deer entails following up on a ton of dead-end

Gordon Whittington

Shaun Harvey shot a "moose" of an Indiana buck last season, breaking the state record and vaulting to second place all-time among blackpowder bucks from anywhere on the planet. Here's how it happened.Harvey Wall-Hanger

Harvey Wall-Hanger

Shaun Harvey shot a "moose" of an Indiana buck last season, breaking the state

The longer you hunt whitetails, the more you appreciate just how valuable the right tree stand can be. Check out these models, designed by folks who are themselves avid hunters.Safety & Comfort in the Treetops

Safety & Comfort in the Treetops

The longer you hunt whitetails, the more you appreciate just how valuable the right tree stand

During the 2004/05 season, legendary bowhunter Gene Wensel arrowed a giant Iowa non-typical that ranks as one of the largest whitetails ever taken with a recurve bow. Here's the exclusive story.A Buck Named Woody

A Buck Named Woody

During the 2004/05 season, legendary bowhunter Gene Wensel arrowed a giant Iowa non-typical

Gene Wensel

He might have been the highest-scoring non-typical of all time. But even if he wasn't, he still was among the most intriguing.The Legendary 'Minnesota Monarch'

The Legendary 'Minnesota Monarch'

He might have been the highest-scoring non-typical of all time. But even if he wasn't, he

Gordon Whittington

The fifth arrow Lloyd Goad ever slung at a deer was his first to connect. And yet, it downed one of the all-time greats in whitetail-hunting history!Iowa’s Legendary World Record

Iowa's Legendary World Record

The fifth arrow Lloyd Goad ever slung at a deer was his first to connect. And yet, it downed

Although my dream of seeing this buck recognized as Pope & Young's world record didn't come true, my appreciation of the deer will last a lifetime.Alberta's Unexpected Giant

Alberta's Unexpected Giant

Although my dream of seeing this buck recognized as Pope & Young's world record didn't

Wayne Zaft

My hunting buddies gave me a hard time for passing up nice bucks early in the Pennsylvania season. But in the end, saving that tag paid off!Last Laugh

Last Laugh

My hunting buddies gave me a hard time for passing up nice bucks early in the Pennsylvania

More than four decades ago, a Nebraska rancher stumbled onto the world's largest known pair of typical whitetail antlers.Greatest Typical Ever?

Greatest Typical Ever?

More than four decades ago, a Nebraska rancher stumbled onto the world's largest known pair of

Dick Idol

                  Using a .44 handgun, Larry McCann of Centreville, Michigan, scored big during theLarry McCann, Michigan

Larry McCann, Michigan

Using a .44 handgun, Larry McCann of Centreville, Michigan, scored big

                  He had to wait until the age of 79 to do it, but Russell Gullickson of Fertile,Russell Gullickson, Minnesota

Russell Gullickson, Minnesota

He had to wait until the age of 79 to do it, but Russell Gullickson of

When I observed the "he-she" deer four years ago, my understanding of the world of whitetails changed forever.Texan Takes Trophy 'He-She' Whitetail Deer

Texan Takes Trophy 'He-She' Whitetail Deer

When I observed the "he-she" deer four years ago, my understanding of the world of

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