Deer of the Year

Adam Ponder poses with

Big 14-point nicknamed 'Mufasa' goes down in Jackson Parish

Ponder's big buck green-scores 171 inches
January 02 at 10:21am
Daniel Colvin poses with the big Union Parish 10-point he dropped on Christmas Day. Colvin shot the buck Dec. 4, but hit it high. The buck ultimately green-scored 150 3/8 inches.

'Second chance' 10-point goes down in Union Parish

Colvin drops 150-inch buck — 21 days after his first shot
January 02 at 9:19am
Adam Dalme, of Clarence in Natchitoches Parish, shot this big 13-point on family land on Dec. 17. At Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop, the buck green-scored 167 ⅜ inches.

Doe leads big 13-point right into crosshairs

Dalme’s big buck scores 167 inches
December 26, 2017 at 2:48pm
Michael HIghtower, of Homer, poses with the big 11-point Claiborne Parish buck he shot on Dec. 14. The 3 ½-year-old deer green-scored 150 inches.

Homer hunter drops big Claiborne Parish 11-pointer

Hightower’s buck stretches the tape to 150 inches
December 26, 2017 at 1:04pm
Corey Eppinette, 25, poses with the big Union Parish 10-point he shot on Shiloh Hunting Club on Dec. 2.  The buck green-scored 153 inches at TP Outdoors in West Monroe.

Big Union Parish 10-point goes down Dec. 2

Shiloh Hunting Club produces another 150-class buck
December 19, 2017 at 4:10pm
Howard Caviness poses with the

'Godfather' buck goes down in Lincoln Parish

Big 10-point green-scored 158 inches
December 18, 2017 at 5:09pm
Shay Seacrist poses with Big Nasty, the 10-point Jackson Parish buck she shot on Dec. 10. The buck green-scored 155 inches of bone.

‘Big Nasty’ busted in Jackson Parish

Heavy-horned 10-point green-scored 155 inches
December 15, 2017 at 10:47am
Teddy Dupuy, of St. Amant, poses with the big public lands 8-point he shot on Thanksgiving Day in the Kisatchie National Forest in Grant Parish. The big buck green-scored 158 inches of bone.

Kisatchie public land stud bites the dust

Dupuy's big 8 green scores 158 inches
December 15, 2017 at 8:17am
Hunter McCullough, of Walker, poses with the big 15-point he shot in East Baton Rouge Parish on Dec. 9. The big buck green-scored 160 inches of antler bone.

Hunter strikes out in Illinois, scores big in EBR Parish

McCullough’s 15-pointer green scores 160 inches
December 13, 2017 at 10:34am
Tyler Waller shows off the 11-point Webster Parish buck nicknamed Rocking Chair he shot on Dec. 5. The deer green-scored 152 inches of bone.

Big buck nicknamed Rocking Chair got rocked on Dec. 5

Webster Parish 11-point scores 152 inches B & C
December 11, 2017 at 10:26am
Ruston's Chris Hart poses with the big Union Parish 11-point he shot on Nov. 23 at the Shiloh Hunting Club. The big buck green-scored 150 ⅝ inches B&C.

Ruston hunter drops big Union Parish 11-point

Buck from Shiloh Hunting Club scores 150 ⅝ inches
December 11, 2017 at 9:44am
Seth Davis, of Glenmora, poses with the big public lands 9-point buck he shot on Dewey Wills WMA in Catahoula Parish. The deer green-scored 165 inches B & C.

Glenmora hunter drops 165-inch public lands buck - from the ground

Big 9-point goes down on Dewey Wills WMA in Catahoula Parish
December 08, 2017 at 11:15am
Jacob Cheatwood shows off the 13-point Sabine Parish buck he shot Nov. 11 near Florien. Scored as a 12-point at Simmons in Bastrop, the deer green-scored 166 5/8 inches B & C.

Expecting cull buck, Sabine Parish hunter drops 166-inch stud

Big 13-point goes down near Florien
December 04, 2017 at 5:53pm
Donald Alexander, of Logansport, and the giant 199-inch-plus DeSoto Parish buck he shot on Sunday, Nov. 19. The buck, nicknamed Crab Claws, had 19 scoreable points with an impressive rack that featured a 23 ½-inch inside spread and 5-inch-plus bases.

199-inch monster DeSoto Parish buck goes down

The four-year hunt for “Crab Claws” ended on Nov. 19
November 29, 2017 at 9:41am