New York Whitetail Deer Hunting

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The Law Buck
Jefferson County B&C 11-Point

My brother and I decided to go pull my, bow only, tree stand in the training area on Fort Drum that morning... Monday, November 23, 2015. A friend had told me about another area that had some nice rubs and scrapes...

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2015 New York Whitetails

Every year New York Antler Outdoors gathers some of the better buck photos taken for the season.

Check out the 2015 Bucks page

Mike Giarraputo Connects On Two

Big Suffolk County Bucks

Michael Giarraputo arrowed two bucks,  a 10-point on November 9, 2015 (left) and a 12-point on November 16, 2015 (right) in Suffolk County. 

Hunters can use both their regular season tag and their either sex archery tag during the regular season in Suffolk County.... allowing Mike to harvest both bucks within 7 days of one another. Suffolk's regular season is archery only and runs from Oct. 1 - Jan. 31

Mike also has the distinction of taking a  23-point buck in 2011, that currently holds the NYS Archery Non-Typical record with a score of  210-4 .

click here to see Mike's NYS archery non-typical record buck

10-point Score: 135
12-point Score: 141

Hunter Takes Huge Buck in Cattaraugus County

Mike Becker with his monster buck taken in Cattaraugus County on Dec. 4, 2015.

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Farmer Takes Huge Livingston County Buck

Ben Benedict shot this giant on his farm in Caledonia, NY... Livingston County on Nov. 22, 2015.  Photo by Kevin Keenan   Read the story .

2015 NYS Youth Hunt

Send in your 2015 NYS Youth Hunt weekend photos!

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The Sheldon Buck
Chautauqua County 8-Point

I've hunted for many of many years and my dream has always been to take a huge mature buck...

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The Schilling Buck
Cattaraugus County 10-Point

It was Saturday, opening morning of shotgun season 2015,  all is dark and quiet as my friend and I headed to our stands...

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The Carver Buck
Orleans County 11-Point

This year I once again had the good fortune to be able to hunt a large parcel of private property in Shelby NY. The land is split up into three major sections

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The Valastro Buck

Big Washington County 4-Point

As I sat in my stand, I kept replaying the shot over and over again in my mind. I didn't see the deer go down in sight...

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The Tripp Buck
225 lb. Livingston Co. 10-Pt

It was sunday october 11, 2015. The alarm went off at 4 am and I wasn't very motivated to get out of bed that morning ...

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Matt DeMarchi arrowed his first bow buck ever in Dutchess County on 11/3/2014 and got the whole thing on film. Click on the image below and see the hunt.  Watch as Matt is at a loss for words as he walks up on his first buck ever.


The Avanzato Buck

It was a perfect night for hunting, but it almost didn't happen.  Being in school, dad working, and with dark coming sooner now we had to pick our day to hunt.

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The Coffman Buck
Jefferson County Muzzleloader

If it was possible, I'd hunt every day... I love it. I love being in the woods and experiencing all of the things that come along with it. Unfortunately, my schedule doesn't allow me to...

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The Dissette Buck
Erie County Archery 9-Point

It's been an incredibly tough three buckless seasons! Letting them go and watching them grow is tough...

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The Stankiewicz Buck
I got out of my stand opening morning at 7:30 am after not seeing many deer in the field. I followed this button buck

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The Brandon Thomas Buck
Cayuga County Archery 8-Point

It started the day before on my wife's birthday, October, 11.2014. We had plans all day so I didn't plan on hunting...

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The Teller Buck
Niagara County 10-Point

I am a self-taught hunter. There isn't a soul in my family that hunts, except for me and that is not a bad thing...

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The Grant Buck
"Tremor" Orange County 10-Point

I knew about this buck for the last three years. I even had pictures of him sent to me by friends...

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The Augello Buck
Cayuga County Whitetail Story

Let me start off by saying that I've been in a slump and I went deerless last year for the first time ever...

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The Peterson Buck
Yates County Whitetail Story

I had been archery hunting for 17 years. Up until this time, I had never had the opportunity arise to harvest a mature deer...

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The Sacripanti Buck
Big Westchester County 8-point

I started hunting halfway through the season last year and unfortunately was unable  to fill any of my tags.  I did however...

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The Wilkowski Buck

I saw a nice buck chasing a doe at 100 yds earlier in the morning. Later on in the morning around 9:45 am...

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The Leone Buck
Otsego County 8-Point

Saturday morning in Otsego County, October 25, 2014, was cold with frost on the ground . I was nestled in one of my double ladder stands

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The Roba Buck
Huge Erie County 10-Point

This story starts the week before the opening day of bow season when the first weather forecast was released for that Wednesday; high temperature approaching 80 degrees ...

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