• Deer of the Year

    Barrett Van Cleave with the opening-morning buck he took Oct. 1 near Lake Mary in Wilkinson County. The buck, named Footloose, measured 157 5/8 inches.

    An opening day hunt that followed script

    Van Cleave’s perfect hunt produces 157 5/8-inch buck
    October 09 at 12:00pm
    Aubrey Dale hunted all season to get her first rack buck, but it paid off on Jan. 28 when she took this 175-pound 7-point on family land in Holmes County.

    Brandon youngster really has to wait on first buck

    Fourth-grader drills 7-pointer; buck found later,buried in leaves by bobcat
    February 08 at 10:20am
    Presleigh Stigler, 7, of Florence, killed two deer on Jan. 31, the final day of the season, including this 146-inch 10-point. A doe and that buck were the first two deer she’s taken without help holding the gun.

    Season’s last day is one to remember for 7-year-old

    Second-grader kills doe, adds 10-point, 146-inch trophy buck on Jan. 31
    February 08 at 9:30am
    Mike Norsworthy of Brandon was sitting in a double-ladder stand with his 10-year-old son, Finn, when Finn arrowed this 162-inch buck this past October.<br />

    Deer of the year

    Deer of the year 2017-18
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Ross Carpenter, 15 of Greenwood, killed this 18-point

    Teen takes 185-inch cactus buck

    Carpenter’s 18-point oddity was still in velvet on Jan. 13
    January 29 at 10:00am
    Joseph Blalock, 13, of Brookhaven, took his magnificent buck on his first hunt of the season, which was also the first solo hunt of his life, in Franklin County on Nov. 22. The non-typical 17-point buck grosses over 200 inches.

    Brookhaven teen kills 200-inch non-typical

    Joseph Blalock’s Franklin County giant came on first solo hunt
    January 09 at 9:15am
    Jason Morrow was one day away from knee surgery that would end his 2017-18 deer season when he tagged this huge Clay County 15-point buck on Dec. 14.

    What a way to end your season! 160-inch Clay County buck

    Facing knee surgery, hunter spends last afternoon taking huge buck
    January 07 at 4:56pm
    Natchez native Glen Williams killed this massive main-frame 10-point on his Jefferson County hunting property after seeing the deer on trail cams.

    'Daggers' takes a dirt nap

    Persistence ends with 155-inch Jefferson County buck
    January 04 at 10:33am
    Matt Powe of Carriere killed this trophy 148-inch 8-point in Pearl River County on Nov. 28, ending a five-year relationship with the big buck.

    Giant 8 taken in Pearl River County

    Powe’s trophy green-scores an impressive 148 inches
    December 14, 2017 at 2:00pm
    Camden Lott harvested this 11-point buck in Quitman County near Batesville recently while hunting on his grandfather's land. The 238-pound buck sported 12-inch tines, an 18-inch spread and scored 162 Buckmasters-BTR.

    Tenth-grader drops monster buck

    December 13, 2017 at 12:15pm
    Ben Pearson, 23, of West Point, killed this trophy palmated buck Nov. 26 in Monroe County after patiently waiting nearly four years since his last buck. This 16-point, with great circumference measurements, should top 167 inches.

    Pearson’s patience produces palmated trophy

    Monroe County 16-point should top 167 inches
    December 12, 2017 at 11:35am
    Zac Carothers of Oxford took this rare, natural 14-point Sunday in Coahoma County. The buck gross scores over 180 inches, putting it close to the typical archery record in Mississippi.

    Carothers sticks 180-inch typical 14 point

    Coahoma monster could challenge for archery state record
    November 20, 2017 at 4:15pm
    Finn Norsworthy, 10, of Brandon, killed this 162-inch 12 point with a compound bow in October.

    10-year-old’s first bow buck tops 160

    Fifth grader puts 12-point down
    November 09, 2017 at 8:30am
    Stan Ethredge posing with “Big Nasty” following their fateful encounter.

    Ethredge’s ‘cactus buck’ busts 200

    Fireman finally gets long-sought Neshoba County freak
    October 27, 2017 at 5:00pm
    Madelyn Kavanaugh of Vicksburg killed this 8-point on opening day of archery season. It was her third and biggest buck.

    Youngster gets big 8 with stickers

    Vicksburg third-grader scores on great buck
    October 17, 2017 at 2:15pm