Tennessee whitetails records the recordbook bucks taken by volunteer state hunters and provides a life history of americas most popular big game animal. A tennessee hunter is hoping to go from the deer stand to the record book. Historically, deer managers have concentrated on increasing deer populations by protecting antlerless deer from harvest. Nov 11, 2016 a tennessee hunter is hoping to go from the deer stand to the record book. The club is dedicated to preserving our hunting heritage, scoring and keeping big game records, maintaining hunter ethics, and furthering conservation education. Pb1643quality deer management guidelines for implementation. Tennessee hunter shoots world record nontypical buck gohunt. Last day, last hour, nova scotia record book buck taken with a crossbow. This approach helped restore deer populations from alltime lows in the early 1900s. The size of its deer herds is complemented by the fact that the state is also home to the record for the largest. I thought he would be the biggest deer killed in lafayette county archery, but it never crossed my mind he would be a state record. The current record, held by stephen tucker from tennessee, is a 47point buck. Four of the countys 11 biggest deer were shot during the past five seasons.
Dec 11, 2008 in fact, justins deer is the largest tennessee deer ever taken by a modern rifle. The tennessean from nashville, tennessee on december 20. Aug 16, 2016 andy bledsoes 177inch tennessee state record if success is a product of hard work meeting opportunity, the story of tennessee s new no. Big game trophy records book each year the nebraska game and parks commission publishes an updated edition of the big game trophy records book. So obviously it took the deer hunting community quite by surprise when stephen tucker harvested a monstrously freakish 47point world record buck in sumner county last season. Tucker, a 27yearold farmer and avid deer hunter from gallatin, tennessee, shot the deer with a muzzleloader in november.
Here is the new certified world record whitetail buck. Tennessee buck might be a worldrecord whitetail deer. Tennessee isnt known for producing record book bucks, but try to tell that to jeff greene of dyersburg. Stephen tucker got this buck of a lifetime, regardless if it makes the world record or not.
To avoid this, cancel and sign in to youtube on your computer. Around 54 percent of the bucks killed in 20 were yearlings, however, and this combined with low temps and large amounts of snow earn wisconsin a spot on our list. Hunter, stephen tucker using a muzzleloader, took the deer from sumner county, tennessee, in 2016. Thus the strategy for having highscoring deer outside the top trophy counties is clear. Similar to the online database, this publication contains trophy records for whitetail, mule deer, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep and elk taken in nebraska. Jan 18, 2017 stephen tucker, a 27yearold farmer from tennessee, with the record breaking antlers. Stephen tuckers 47point trophy whitetail was in fact a worldrecord buck. Tucker shot his buck with a muzzleloader in 2016, and. Possible world record deer killed in tennessee trending. Here is the new certified world record whitetail buck outdoorhub reporters 01. This score surpasses a deer taken from monroe country, iowa, in 2003 that scores 307 58, which was the largest huntertaken nontypical whitetail and ranked no.
The tennessee registry is an ongoing database of some of our best scoring deer of all time. So quite naturally, the elite bucks that have rewritten the record books hold special places in the halls of hunting history. In fact, justins deer is the largest tennessee deer ever taken by a modern rifle. Big game trophy records nebraska game and parksnebraska. I mean, thats an absolute, tennessee wildlife resources agency district 21 captain dale. Andy bledsoes 177inch tennessee staterecord if success is a product of hard work meeting opportunity, the story of tennessees new no. Hunters should not be discouraged if they hunt far away from the big black drainage. If you have recently read anything about deer, there is little doubt northcentral tennessee has had more than a mention. Stephen tucker, a 27yearold farmer from tennessee, with the recordbreaking antlers. Scott county teen downs recordbook buck on thanksgiving day. All of those four are among the top 15 in the state in their respective category.
The agencys whitetailed deer program began in the 1940s with the initiation of deer restoration activities. Whopper whitetails the biggest bucks on record grand. Tennessee hunters 47point deer breaks world record the. Tennessee whitetails records the record book bucks taken by volunteer state hunters and provides a life history of americas most popular big game animal. Whitetail deer in tennessee state of tennessee, wildlife. Tennessee whitetails also gives insights into quality deer management in tennessee and tips on where to find trophy bucks. According to usa today, stephen tucker shot a 47point. On opening day of rifle season greene bagged one for the record books. With our new interactive system, you can now see how your deer matches up with other deer in your county, or with your choice of equipment, or even how it. Com trophy room is for tennessee deer hunters by tennessee deer hunters. While it takes a backseat to neighboring kentucky in the record book long. Whopper whitetails the biggest bucks on record grand view.
Oct 24, 2016 i thought he would be the biggest deer killed in lafayette county archery, but it never crossed my mind he would be a state record. From 1940 to 1985 over 9,000 deer were released into various counties and wildlife management areas of tennessee. Certified scorer ronnie cannon of oxford confirmed the numbers. Nova scotia record book crossbow buck 2018 youtube. The 27yearold farmer and avid deer hunter from gallatin, tennessee, shot the deer with a muzzleloader in november. Coverage of the state was relatively complete during. An estimated 950,000 deer in tennessee in 2015 and 2014 with a modest upward trend into 2016 for about 970,000 deer, but a general downward trend into 2018. The summer coat of a whitetailed deer is reddishbrown, while its winter coat is gray. Stephen tuckers buck was given a score of 312 38 inches from boone and crockett, according to the. Stephen tucker, 26, of gallatin attempted to shoot the trophy buck with a muzzleloader.
Qdm promotes managing deer populations below carrying capacity for a given area through an active doe harvest designed to lower the population to an acceptable level and. Deer killed in sumner county to be certified a world record. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device. Stephen tucker bagged a 47point buck while muzzle loader hunting monday. This tennessee buck is said to be the next world record nontypical whitetail buck. The last thing i wanted to do was be the guy who crippled a deer like that. Scott county teen downs recordbook buck brian broom, clarion ledger published 3. Its official entry score into boone and crockett records is 312 08. Tucker shot the 47 point nontypical whitetail buck on nov.
The 3,950 entries 74 percent of the record book total come from 41 states and 1,254 counties. A possible world record whitetail deer was killed in sumner county on monday. Stephen tucker killed this middle tennessee buck that could become a new world record for a nontypical whitetail deer. Whitetailed deer belong to the order of artiodactyla and family cervidae and may live up to 12 years in the wild, although they rarely reach anything over seven years of age hunting is the number one cause of mortality for adult whitetailed deer in many parts of their range, including tennessee. The volunteer state is not known as being one of the top trophy buck. Hunters 51point buck may mean tn man loses recordholder status.
Videos you watch may be added to the tvs watch history and influence tv recommendations. Over 900,000 whitetailed deer and bucks bound through tennessees hunting grounds. The tennessean recently reported what was suspected but not yet certain. The tennessean from nashville, tennessee on december 20, 1981. Sep 27, 2019 a statebystate breakdown of where the best bucks are coming from, with a look at historic record book deer, plus an update on the top trophies from the last five seasons. Tennessee native stephen tucker set a new record in 2016 with a 47point trophy whitetail. Stephen tucker, 26, of gallatin attempted to shoot the trophy buck with a muzzleloader on saturday, but his gun misfired. However, we dont quite know how the recent finding of chronic wasting disease cwd could affect their ranking in the future. The size of its deer herds is complemented by the fact that the state is. Twra dive team, stocking sturgeon and volunteering for wildlife tn outdoor journal ep. Before the animals score could be determined, the rack needed to dry out for 60 days. All whitetailed deer taken legally within mississippi during any prior hunting season are eligible to participate in the magnolia records program.
Arkansas deer hunters have been tagging good numbers of recordbook bucks. Once purchased, a new name was needed for the record book and club members submitted several names. Marion county may not have produced many record book bucks yet, but the ones it has are near the top of the list. The largest nontypical ever killed by a hunter in tennessee was david wachtels muzzleloader buck, which was killed in the 2000 season. It just goes to prove that while tennessee may not have the numbers of trophy class bucks as some other states, the state has the potential. Nov, 2017 so obviously it took the deer hunting community quite by surprise when stephen tucker harvested a monstrously freakish 47point world record buck in sumner county last season. What is a cull buck university of tennessee system. Courtesy of the tennessee wildlife resources agency. Daytoday responsibilities often get in the way of our hunting goals, and things were no different for middle tennessee resident andy bledsoe. It must wait for the mandatory drying period before the official score is released, but it was green scored at 179 28. Incredibly, the years 19902001 account for 2,811 or 52 percent of the record book entries during this period. About 925,000 deer in 20 and one million before the hunting season in 2012.
A tennessee man now officially holds a world record for a 47point buck he shot in november. Thats probably because these days most whitetail bowhunters have plenty of deer around home wherever home might be and arent inclined to travel far unless lured by the dream of bigger antlers than are realistic to find locally. Summer county, tn wbir a possible world record whitetail deer was killed in sumner county on monday. Feb 15, 2017 if you look at the historical data, one thing that is special about this deer is that the majority of record book deer from tennessee have come since the mid1980s, spring explained. The whitetailed deer is tennessee s most popular big game animal. Over the years, many record book deer have come from this great state.
Best whitetail states based on the record books field. A vote was taken at a club meeting and the name, big game records of minnesota, was chosen to be the name. Razorback country is also great deer hunting country. Presently, the deer population in north america exceeds 30 million. With increasing numbers of deer came more interest in trophyclass deer. It must wait for the mandatory drying period before the official score is. Wisconsin is arguably one of the best states in the nation for chasing big whitetails. Fullers buck, a 223 48 trophy taken in hawkins county in 1984. Jan 17, 2017 this tennessee buck is said to be the next world record nontypical whitetail buck. This new category separates the muzzleloader harvests from gun harvests, giving muzzleloader harvested deer a better chance to get into the registry. Where the biggest booner bucks are coming from now deer. If it becomes certified, the 51 point buck would break the current record, set in 2016 by a 27yearold farmer from gallatin, tennessee. The recordbook bucks come from just a few areas along the big black river in those topproducing counties, mckinley said. The philosophy of qdm is not trophy deer management, where emphasis is placed on producing bucks with antlers large enough to qualify for the boone and crockett record book.
Tennessee man breaks world record with 47point buck. The 11point buck field dressed in excess of 300 pounds and was the largest whitetail buck mount entered that year in the prestigious boone and crockett clubs record book of. Ames plantation, more than just bird dogs tn wildcast 177. Feb 25, 2019 last day, last hour, nova scotia record book buck taken with a crossbow. Hunters 51point buck may mean tn man loses recordholder. Oct 16, 2017 andy bledsoes point bruiser is tennessees no. Jan 10, 2017 a tennessee man now officially holds a world record for a 47point buck he shot in november. Over 900,000 whitetailed deer and bucks bound through tennessee s hunting grounds. Stephen tuckers 47 point tennessee buck new world record. As a deer hunter, i read a lot about where to hunt big whitetail bucks. The first step was record book data from the boone and crockett club. If you look at the historical data, one thing that is special about this deer is that the majority of recordbook deer from tennessee have come since the mid1980s, spring explained. Although deer populations may be low in some areas e. All entrants meeting the minimum requirements of the magnolia records program will receive an official magnolia records program certificate.351 932 24 1452 634 416 1069 292 291 1497 742 195 1341 563 1220 1526 1348 189 510 632 758 844 1499 430 889 282 580 519 1002 595 1072 511 634 1256 54 1242 1132 15 1359 1129 251 678 35 250 997 9 1433