Long-time contributing editor and whitetail expert Scott Bestul has his finger on the pulse of the deer hunting world, and he’s always one of the first to know when someone bags a monster. He’ll be keeping us updated regularly, so keep an eye on this page.


Dave: This giant buck was shot behind a high fence, so it will never make Boone and Crockett’s book. But the buzz is that he grossed 237″ and netted 223″. If that score holds up, it would make him the new typical world record for Safari Club International (SCI)!

To put his amazing mass and tine length in perspective, check out the second photo: the buck lying next to him in the truck is a true bomber, a buck of a lifetime for any hunter….