Author: Bob McNally

A Louisiana Hunter Tagged This 174-Inch Buck on Just Six Acres

A Louisiana Hunter Tagged This 174-Inch Buck on Just Six Acres

Six acres isn’t much ground for deer hunting, but that doesn’t much matter if it’s the right six acres. Focusing on small tracts to tar [...]
Hawaii’s Axis Deer Problem Is Turning the Sea Brown

Hawaii’s Axis Deer Problem Is Turning the Sea Brown

On the Hawaiian islands of Maui and Molokai, axis deer have boomed in number to such an extent that they are denuding ranch lands and n [...]
Five Bull Elk and One Giant Old Buck Make the Pennsylvania Record Books

Five Bull Elk and One Giant Old Buck Make the Pennsylvania Record Books

Pennsylvania’s Big Game Records book is swelling proudly these days according to Bob D’Angelo, the man in charge of the state elk and d [...]
A Colorado Mule Deer Snags Christmas Lights in Its Rack

A Colorado Mule Deer Snags Christmas Lights in Its Rack

It wasn’t one of Santa’s tiny reindeer, but a mule deer buck in western Jefferson County, Colorado, that became entangled in strands of [...]
Louisiana Mom Tags 16-Pointer After Hunting Him for 3 Years

Louisiana Mom Tags 16-Pointer After Hunting Him for 3 Years

Kendra Menard with her great Louisiana buck. Taking a 6-year-old hunting for his first buck may seem like an early start in the sport fo [...]
Trash-Eating Black Bear Mauls 81-Year-Old Jersey Woman, Kills Her Dog

Trash-Eating Black Bear Mauls 81-Year-Old Jersey Woman, Kills Her Dog

An 81-year-old woman turned her dogs out in her yard at 7 p.m. on Jan. 3, not knowing that the garbage outsider her home in Sussex Coun [...]
Muzzleloader Hunter Takes Potential Record Buck on Public Land in New Hampshire

Muzzleloader Hunter Takes Potential Record Buck on Public Land in New Hampshire

Want to see your own buck story on Outdoor Life? Share it with us by emailing letters@outdoorlife.com for a chance to be featured. P [...]
Louisiana Firefighter Arrows Two Public-Land Bucks This Fall

Louisiana Firefighter Arrows Two Public-Land Bucks This Fall

Taking big bowseason bucks on public land isn’t easy for anyone, anywhere. But Austin Tull, 36, not only embraces the challenge—he thri [...]
Kansas Bowhunter Tags a 250-Inch Mega-Buck That Was Chasing a Doe

Kansas Bowhunter Tags a 250-Inch Mega-Buck That Was Chasing a Doe

The whitetail rut was in full swing in Kansas on Nov. 15 when truck driver Darin Hess, 50, knocked off work early and climbed into a tr [...]
Mark Drury Tags a Massive Late-Season Buck After Hunting Him for 4 Seasons

Mark Drury Tags a Massive Late-Season Buck After Hunting Him for 4 Seasons

Mark Drury says the deer he called “Forked Buck” was everywhere, and yet nowhere. “This buck was unlike any other deer I’ve hunted,” [...]
Louisiana Bowhunter Couldn’t Afford a Deer Lease. Instead, He Tagged a Giant Buck From His Backyard Porch

Louisiana Bowhunter Couldn’t Afford a Deer Lease. Instead, He Tagged a Giant Buck From His Backyard Porch

Mississippi River bottomland is fertile and well-known for growing whopper whitetails. But hunting leases along the famed Delta region [...]
Michigan Elk Herd Drowns After Falling Through Ice

Michigan Elk Herd Drowns After Falling Through Ice

A dozen Michigan elk perished when they ventured onto thin ice and fell through. RMEF photo On Dec. 14, 2021, a dozen elk in Ostego Cou [...]
Bowhunter Tags a 200-Inch Buck In the St. Louis Suburbs After 5 Years of Hunting Him

Bowhunter Tags a 200-Inch Buck In the St. Louis Suburbs After 5 Years of Hunting Him

St. Louis and its surrounding suburbs line the shores of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois rivers, and this confluence makes for [...]
Florida Proposal Would Allow 24-Hour Gator Hunting

Florida Proposal Would Allow 24-Hour Gator Hunting

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) is floating the idea of allowing recreational gator hunters more time afield to tag alli [...]
Paralyzed Veteran Kills an 8-Point Missouri Buck

Paralyzed Veteran Kills an 8-Point Missouri Buck

The central Missouri rut was winding down on the afternoon of Nov. 18 when Chris Ruggles, 39, used a climbing treestand to get up above [...]
200-Inch West Virginia Buck Is Almost a State Record

200-Inch West Virginia Buck Is Almost a State Record

The rain and wind was howling, when Josh Carter, 29, checked his remote cellphone trail camera Halloween morning for pictures to see if [...]
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