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: I’ve dreamed of dragging a big buck from the Maine woods since I was a kid, and deer like this are what fuels my fire. Pennsylvanian Bob Hegedy shot this gorgeous 8-point from about 20 steps this month. Then he got his buddies to help him drag it out…no small feat with a steer-sized whitetail that dressed out at 233 pounds!