Get Ready for Deer Season: 32 Freak Bucks Over 200 Inches

Get Ready for Deer Season: 32 Freak Bucks Over 200 Inches

Here at Petersen's Bowhunting, we understand how hard the offseason can be. Sure, there's trail cameras to watch, food plots to maintain and sheds to hunt, but those things still can't replace the joy we feel in the heart of November. It certainly doesn't compare to that moment when — if all our offseason work pays off — we down that trophy buck we've dreamed about.

Because we of all people understand the offseason doldrums, we've compiled a list of 32 amazing bucks over 200 inches to get your whitetail blood flowing again. It's not a replacement for the real thing, but seeing these great bucks will remind you what it's all about. So pull up a chair, feast your eyes on these trophies and kill your offseason hangover.

Ben Brogle

Hunter: Ben Brogle
Location: Garrard, Ky.
Gross Score: 267 4/8
Net Score: 260 1/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

Brian S. Damery

Hunter: Brian S. Damery
Location: Macon, Ill.
Gross Score: 231 1/8
Net Score: 200 2/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Bruce Ewan

Hunter: Bruce Ewan
Location: Saskatchewan
Gross Score: 219 4/8
Net Score: 202 6/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Cliff Pickell

Hunter: Cliff Pickell
Location: Greenwood, Kan.
Gross Score: 259 5/8
Net Score: 249 6/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

Craig Calerone

Hunter: Craig Calderone
Location: Jackson, Miss.
Gross Score: 206 3/8
Net Score: 193 2/8 B&C
Method: Bow

Curt van Lith

Hunter: Curt van Lith
Location: Wright, Minn.
Gross Score: 217 7/8
Net Score: 197 6/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

David Grundy

Hunter: David Grundy
Location: Lapurte, Ind.
Gross Score: 240 4/8
Net Score: 225 6/8 B&C
Method: Gun

David L. Klemm

Hunter: David L. Klemm
Location: Mahoning, Ohio
Gross Score: 255 5/8
Net Score: 243 3/8 B&C
Method: Gun

David Manderscheid

Hunter: David Manderscheid
Location: Jackson, Iowa
Gross Score: 265 7/8
Net Score: 256 7/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Douglas A. Siebert

Hunter: Douglas A. Siebert
Location: Chase, Kan.
Gross Score: 251 2/8
Net Score: 245 4/8
Method: Bow

Duane Linscott

Hunter: Duane Linscott
Location: Unknown
Gross Score: 266 7/8
Net Score: 259 5/8 B&C
Method: Gun

George Chalus

Hunter: George Chalus
Location: Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada
Gross Score: 200 1/8
Net Score: 191 6/8
Method: Gun

Henry Mitchell

Hunter: Henry Mitchell
Location: Switzerland, Ind.
Gross Score: 242 4/8
Net Score: 233 2/8
Method: Gun

Howard Pauls

Hunter: Howard G. Pauls
Location: Souris, Manitoba, Canada
Gross Score: 270 1/8
Net Score: 265 7/8 B&C
Method: Muzzleloader

Jamie Remmers

Hunter: Jamie Remmers
Location: Marion, Kan.
Gross Score: 272 5/8
Net Score: 257 1/8 B&C
Method: Gun

John A. Breen

Hunter: John A. Breen
Location: Funkley, Minn.
Gross Score: 215 0/8
Net Score: 202 0/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Kenneth Barcus

Hunter: Kenneth Barcus
Location: Nodayay, Mo.
Gross Score: 239 7/8
Net Score: 222 5/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Kenneth R. Cartwright

Hunter: Kenneth R. Cartwright
Location: Miami, Kan.
Gross Score: 255 3/8
Net Score: 250 6/8
Method: Bow

Kenneth B. Fowler

Hunter: Kenneth B. Fowler
Location: Reno, Kan.
Gross Score: 273 1/8
Net Score: 257 0/8
Method: Bow

Kent Petry

Hunter: Kent Petry
Location: Flathead, Mon.
Gross Score: 203 6/8
Net Score: 199 2/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Kevin Peterson

Hunter: Kevin Peterson
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Gross Score: 209 7/8
Net Score: 188 1/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

Kevin Wright

Hunter: Kevin Wright
Location: Meade, Kan.
Gross Score: 245 2/8
Net Score: 238 0/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

Lamonte Stark

Hunter: Lamonte Stark
Location: Henry, Iowa
Gross Score: 203 5/8
Net Score: 189 3/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Larry Raveling

Hunter: Larry Raveline
Location: Iowa
Gross Score: 288 5/8
Net Score: 282 B&C
Method: Gun

Lloyd Goade

Hunter: Lloyd Goade
Location: Monroe, Iowa Gross Score: Unknown
Net Score: 197 6/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

M.J. Johnson

Hunter: M.J. Johnson
Location: Peoria, Ill.
Gross Score: 211 6/8
Net Score: 204 4/8 P&Y
Method:Bow

Michael J. Okray

Hunter: Michael J. Okray
Location: Cheyenne, Colo.
Gross Score: 268 2/8
Net Score: 258 2/8 B&C
Method: Bow

Robert Chestnut

Hunter: Robert Chestnut
Location: Vermillion, Ill.
Gross Score: 258 3/8
Net Score: 245 5/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

Ronald K. Osbourne

Hunter: Ronald K. Osbourne
Location: Mahoning, Ohio
Gross Score: 243 1/8
Net Score: 238 6/8 P&Y
Method: Bow

Sam G. Townsend

Hunter: Sam G. Townsend
Location: Iroquois, Ill.
Gross Score: 239 4/8
Net Score: 231 4/8 P&Y
Method:Bow

Tim Goode

Hunter: Tim Goode
Location: Indiana
Gross Score: 261 0/8
Net Score: 215 4/8 B&C
Method: Gun

Tony Lovstuen

Hunter: Tony Lovstuen
Location: Albia, Iowa
Gross Score: 324 0/8
Net Score: 307 5/8 B&C
Method: Muzzleloader

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