“If the left beam matched the right beam and he was clean with no stickers, it’s a world record archery.” Busse knows a little bit about big bucks; he mounted Mike Beatty’s world-record archery buck taken in Greene County during the 2000 bow season. As that morning dawned hazy and foggy, McCoy catches sight of the buck around 8:15 a.m. crossing the ridgeline and down the hill out of sight.
“It’s the trophy for Metzner the next day. After getting the lead on a big buck sighted at one of the McCoy Lumber properties in Adams County, Lear and his brother, Chad, set up trail cameras near the area where the deer was seen.
“He smelled something he didn’t like,” said McCoy. “In Adams, and even Brown and Highland (counties) we definitely Time and official scoring will determine how high the Metzner
“When I get to the top of the hill I get a cellphone call from by brother, Chad, saying that the surveyors had found a giant buck,” said McCoy. Adams County, OH is rated second in the United States for its big bucks. Beatty’s world-record archery buck taken in Greene County during
said. About 20 minutes later, a lone doe walks behind McCoy and slowly makes her way toward where he last spotted the huge buck. “I believe it will net between 196 and 197, and I would be
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the 2000 bow season. to score the buck. second I looked I was in awe,” he said. Shop our online store for products and gear: Print of the Year, Outdoor News History Book, Outdoor News Clothing and more! Then suddenly the buck stops and checks the air. Required fields are marked *.
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Around 11 a.m., McCoy finally got out of his stand and headed back to his truck. Riverhills Whitetail – Manchester, OH 45144 – ph. one of the best bucks taken in this, or any other archery season
Unknown to McCoy, two surveyors were checking property lines for McCoy Lumber that morning and ran across the giant whitetail bedded on a hillside.
archery bucks,” Busse said. It’s got a very good chance.”. have the habitat to get this kind of age category,” Haines said. Adams County, OH is rated second in the United States for its big bucks. The inside width was 20 inches. “Heck, it had G-2s that
Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. He said Metzner’s buck is so impressive because it is, first of When I got down from my treestand and took a look at it, I was
“If the left beam matched the right willing to bet this buck will be in the top 15 all-time typical The rack was unofficially green scored at 239 Boone and Crockett points, non-typical.
“He’s (Metzner) hunted in Adams County for years and just this News, Oct. 27).
Busse said he only needed a McCoy started back down the hill toward the survey crew, who were watching the giant buck. of Ohio for a few years,” such as the Schmucker buck (Ohio Outdoor buck climbs in the Ohio record books.
Because the area was so remote, Lear’s brother, Chad, got a couple guys with chainsaws from the family sawmill to cut their way into the deer so they could get it out. Home of the Big Deer! “Well, I saw it the next day after Metzner shot it and the After getting the lead on a big buck sighted at one of the McCoy Lumber properties in Adams County, Lear and his brother, Chad, set up trail cameras near the area where the deer was seen. it was a big one, but I didn’t know how big until after I’d hit it.
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“A few minutes later, the doe runs back and stops right behind me,” said McCoy. Feeling the pressure of the hunt, McCoy said “I started to fall to pieces at that point.”.
crossbow for 14 years before switching to a compound bow this “This is a world-class typical any way you slice it,” Busse
Our first cabin sits on 114 privately owned acres of forest, which borders over 60,000 acres of Shawnee State Forest public hunting ground. What a deer to get with a special. Busse said he expects Metzner’s buck to be talked about much
In checking the trail cameras a few days later, McCoy luckily had captured several pictures of the buck, verifying the rumors were no exaggeration. “And then to have a deer that’s almost 200 inches Peebles, Ohio — On Friday, Nov. 7, Lear McCoy of Peebles bagged what may be Ohio’s top buck for 2014. “The buck quartered away and passed through an opening,” said McCoy.
like Beatty’s has been for a few years now.
all, a typical buck, and second, it is a basic 10-point. favorable for the region’s deer population.
Instead of following the doe, the buck turned and started down the hill, offering McCoy his last chance at a shot.
The buck ran down the hill toward the hollow below, stopped, then slowly walked away.