_Correction: Earlier, we reported that this buck was killed with a .44 magnum handgun. This was incorrect. The deer fell to a lever-action rifle chambered for the .44 mag handgun round. _ Eric Hinderliter and his wife, Brita, are both avid hunters who spend much of the year afield in southern Indiana chasing trophy animals together. "I love sharing this time with her," Hinderliter says, "but ever since we met she has managed to show me up with higher-scoring bucks and longer-bearded turkeys. I always catch grief from my buddies." Not any more. During a morning hunt in mid-November, Hinderliter, a 24-year-old petroleum service technician from New Harmony, Ind., dropped this 29-point nontypical while hunting beside his wife. The unofficial green score grossed 221 6/8. Click through the slides to read his story, as told to Steven Hill.