Desert Whitetail [Coues]

Year: 2014
Weight: 90Age: 3.5 years
Weapon Used: RifleScore: - 0/8
Location: Catron County, New Mexico
Desert Whitetail [Coues]

I am no longer a half SLAMMER!!  Gila National forest is in New Mexico, this is a beautiful national forest open to the public.  Shots could be heard and other hunters could be seen.  The problem with this hunt is your tag is good for a mule deer or a Coues.  It was 8:30 am the first morning of a five day hunt and my guide Bob whispers to me “look under those rocks on the second ridge over”, I did and found what he was looking at, he again whispers “it’s the biggest mule deer I’ve seen here”.  I knew this would happen, oh great and I’m looking for the smallest whitetail I’ll ever shoot.  I told him I need a Coues deer and we walked on.  The weather was windy all week and deer movement was minimal.  The fourth morning I had the opportunity to shoot my first Coues buck.  A little ground shrinkage but he’ll do and what an unforgettable hunt.

Northern Woodlands Whitetail

Year: 2014
Weight: 180Age: 3.5 years
Weapon Used: RifleScore: - 0/8
Location: Vernon County, Wisconsin
Northern Woodlands Whitetail

I shot this buck at 7:24 Sunday morning.  It was cloudy overcast and foggy, and about 45 degrees.  I shot him through the heart and he died about 50 yards away.

Southeastern Whitetail

Year: 1989
Weight: 0Age: 3.5 years
Weapon Used: BowScore: 101 - 2/8
Location: Iredell County, North Carolina
Southeastern Whitetail

Took this buck the day before Hurricane Hugo devastated the southeast.