Deer of the Year

Big Claiborne County 8-point arrowed

Doug Atkins will remember Nov. 5 for more than the big LSU-Alabama football showdown. In fact, his celebration began an hour before that game even kicked off when he arrowed the biggest 8-point of his life.

“I’m that guy who’s hunted for 23 years and never pulled the trigger on a deer like that,” Atkins said. […]

Deer of the Year

Giles Island monster buck video released

The entire hunt during which Giles Island Hunting Club’s Jimmy Riley arrowed a 180-inch buck on Oct. 1 was filmed for inclusion in a national cable show, but that video won’t be available for months.

So sat down with Riley and asked him to talk about the hunt – while showing off the rack that green scored 180 6/8 inches Pope & Young. […]

Deer of the Year

Management kill turns into trophy buck

Bobby Vargas gets to hunt all over the country in his role as product line manager for PSE Archery, but he had never been to Giles Island Hunting Club in Adams County.

But he was impressed with what he saw opening morning of the deer season, and even more impressed on his second hunt because what he thought was a management buck turned into a true trophy. […]