9-year-old Katelynn Fehribach of Birdseye took her first buck, a 6-pointer, and a doe at her home in Crawford County on Nov. 22 with an H&R .44.
Bryce Merkel, 10, of Celestine, claimed a doe during shotgun season on his aunt’s land in Haysville.
Dubois resident Nikki Haefling claimed an 11-point buck Dec. 19 in Dubois County using a muzzleloader.
Ferdinand resident Mark Rahman shot this 11-pointer with a muzzleloader Dec. 17 in Spencer County. The buck was field dressed at 195 pounds.
Steven Pace of St. Anthony, 8, shot his first deer Nov. 16 hunting with his father on family property in Dubois County. He shot his spike buck while using a H&R .357 Maximum rifle.
Kortney Ruhe of Jasper, 12, bagged her first deer, an 8-point buck, on Nov. 29 in Martin County using a muzzleloader.
Hunter Potts of Dubois used a muzzleloader to claim his first doe Dec. 8 in Dubois.
Chad Neukam, formerly of Dubois, harvested a 9-point, 180-pound buck in Montgomery County on Nov. 18 using a High Country bow.
7-year old Carter Harris of Holland claimed the third deer of his young hunting career Nov. 16 in Dubois County. Harris bagged the deer with a .44-caliber rifle.
Tracy Lampert used a muzzleloader to claim a 10-point buck Dec. 16 on family property near Jasper. Tracy is pictured with his son Jack.
Carter Gentry of Jasper, 13, claimed his first deer Nov. 16 while hunting with his father on family property in Spencer County. Gentry nabbed the 6-point buck with a 12-gauge Remingon 870.
Kade Olinger of St. Anthony harvested a 9-pointer Nov. 23 in Perry County with a .44-magnum rifle.
Nick Buechlein of Ireland, 11, took a button buck Nov. 27 in Dubois County with .44-caliber rifle.
Gerry Wessel shot this 10-pointer Dec. 18 in Martin County using a muzzleloader.
Colin Leinenbach bagged this 8-point buck on a morning hunt in Dubois County.
Dubois resident Steve Dodd took this 9-point buck with a 22-inch inside spread during archery season in Dubois County.
9-year-old Aidan Dodd of Dubois took this 6-point buck during archery season in Dubois County. This was his first deer with a crossbow.
Garrett Atkins of Ferdinand bagged this buck Nov. 16 in Crawford County using a .44 Magnum.
Steve Fuhs of Jasper took down a 10-point buck Nov. 16 in Stendal using a .12-gauge shotgun.
Mia Smith of Dubois harvested a 9-pointer Nov. 21 in Dubois County. It was her third deer and first buck.
Josh Thombleson harvested a 10-pointer Nov. 16 in Dubois County.
Michael Watson of Dubois claimed this deer Nov. 16 hunting in Orange County. The 8-pointer weighed 210 pounds field dressed.
Keregyn Masterson of Jasper, 13, shot her first buck Nov. 16 in Dubois County on opening day of firearms season. The 10-point buck was field dressed at 195 pounds.
Dillion Ramsey of Huntingburg, a junior at Southridge High School, bagged a 9-point buck Nov. 16 in Huntingburg with a single-shot .44-caliber rifle. Dillion is a student at Southridge High School.
Chad Ramsey of Huntingburg took an 8-point buck Nov. 15 in Huntingburg using a bow.
Ivan Smith claimed this 14-point buck Nov. 17 in Dubois County.
Drew Schneider of Jasper, 11, shot his first deer, a button buck, Nov. 30 in Cuzco. He used a 20-gauge shotgun while hunting with his uncle, Jeff Dupps.
Noah Goeppner of Huntingburg dropped his first deer Nov. 24 in Spencer County, using a 20-gauge shotgun.
Ryan Smith of Jasper took this 10-point 215-pound buck Nov. 9 in Kentucky.
Daughter and father Celeste and Bill Hochgesang of Celestine both bagged deer hunting recently in Crawford County. Celeste claimed her 8-pointer on Sunday, while Bill claimed a 10-pointer Nov. 24.
10-year-old Corbin Begle shot his first deer Nov. 21 at Portersville, claiming the 10-point, 190-pound buck with a youth .20-gauge shotgun.
Reese Blackgrove of Ferdinand, 12, shot his first buck, a 4-point half rack, Nov. 29 in Martin County using a .44-caliber rifle. He was hunting with friend and neighbor Gerry Wessel.
13-year-old Zach Hoffman of Ferdinand scored two deer, a 5-point buck as well as a doe, while hunting in Perry County with his father, Kevin, on Nov. 16.
Karen Hoffman of Ferdinand took a 6-point buck Nov. 23 while hunting in Perry County with her stepson, Zach Hoffman.
Danielle Wagner of Jasper, 22, bagged a 9-point buck Nov. 16 in Crawford County.
Jasper resident Kennedie Margarida claimed this deer Nov. 25 hunting in Dubois County.
Jerome Nordhoff of Jasper took down a 9-point buck Nov. 18 in Dubois County.
12-year-old Logan Tucker of French Lick got his first deer Nov. 23 in Eckerty. It was a 7-point, 160-pound buck, and Tucker used a .44 Magnum rifle.
8-year-old Alex Hardin of Ireland shot his first deer, a button buck, with a .410 gauge shotgun Nov. 16 in Pike County.
Olivia Hinkle, 14, bagged a 165-pound 8-pointer Nov. 16 at her family’s property in French Lick.
Alex Hohl of St. Henry took down an 8-pointer Nov. 22 outside of Huntingburg. He used a .44-caliber rifle. Hohl is pictured with his son, Ambrose.
Leah Luebbehusen of Jasper claimed her first deer Oct. 25 at Celestine.
Hunter Stork of Jasper, 7, took his first buck Nov. 16 at Haysville.
Brad Stork of Jasper claimed this deer Nov. 8 at Patoka Lake.
13-year-old Dalie Wibbeler of Holland shot a 3-point buck on her first hunt Nov. 16 in Warrick County. She used a .50-caliber muzzleloader.
Mike Dooley of Jasper bagged an 11-point buck Nov. 16 near Dubois. Dooley is pictured with grandchildren Grace, left, Claire and Alex Dooley.
Jasper resident Jason Messmer claimed an 11-point buck Nov. 18, using a muzzleloader on his property in Pike County.
Paige Englert of Bretzville shot her first deer, a 9-pointer, with a muzzleloader Nov. 16 in Dubois County.
10-year-old Seth Hartwick of Jasper took this 6-point buck Nov. 16 in Spencer County with a Mossberg 20-gauge shotgun.
Jami Englert of Dubois claimed this 7-point buck on her grandmother’s farm in Wickliffe on Saturday.
11-year old Aden Bartley of Ireland took his first deer, an 8-point buck, on Saturday using a 44-caliber rifle.
16-year-old Kelcie Hassfurther shot this 6-point buck with a 20-gauge shotgun Saturday in Celestine.
Kendra Merkel, 21 and of Dubois, shot her first buck, a 9-pointer, on Saturday and won a biggest buck contest out of 57 people.
Ireland resident Jake Lampert bagged a 13-point buck Sunday in Dubois County.
Wyatt Neukam, 14 and from Dubois, took an 8-pointer Sunday at Neukam-Bauer farm in Dubois.
Jasper resident Kerry Kinder shot this 10-pointer Nov. 10 on his property in Holland. The deer weighed 198 pounds field dressed and has an expected rack score around 140.
Bert Kinder of Jasper took this deer with a shotgun at his land in Holland on Sunday. It was a 10-pointer with split brow tines.
Luke Rasche of Huntingburg bagged this buck Nov. 5 in Spencer County. The deer was field dressed at 213 pounds.
10-year-old Logan Lampert took an 8-point, 200-pound buck with a crossbow Nov. 4 near his home in Jasper.
Matt Underwood used a cross bow to claim this 9-point buck Nov. 7 in Pike County.
Jasper resident Matthew Freyberger nabbed an 11-point buck with a Parker Thunderhawk Crossbow on Nov. 3 at Cuzco.
12-year-old Colin Lane of Birdseye scored this 192-pound 10-pointer with a a muzzle loader during youth season Sept. 29 in Lawrence County.
Craig Cook, formerly of Jasper, bagged a 9-pointer on opening day of bowhunting season while hunting in Pike County.
Carter Persohn, 9, of Schnellville, took a 5-point, 135-pound buck with a cross bow on his grandfather’s farm Oct. 27 in Wickliffe.
Wickliffe resident Diane Fuhrman took this 8-point deer with a Bowtech compound bow Oct. 30 in Dubois.
Matt Werner of Ireland
shot this 10-pointer with a Mathews Switchback bow Oct. 27 in Dubois County.
9-year-old Luke Rickelman of Ferdinand shot his first buck, a 7-pointer, on Sept. 28 during youth season in Spencer County. Luke used a 44-caliber rifle while hunting with his father, Ben.
Josh Leonard of Jasper bagged a 9-point buck with an arrow in Butler County, Ky., on Sept. 14.
Bryor Shipman, 12, of French Lick, shot his first deer on the first morning of youth weekend in Dubois. Shipman used a 44-caliber rifle to take down the 7-point buck.