Classic Photos Page
We wanted to take a
at some of the best photos we've received since launching in
this site in 2000.
So we dug into the archives and found some old photos. These photos
are not always of the biggest bucks, they're just good photos that
capture a moment or tell a story. But, there are some dandy
Adirondack bucks taken each year and we're lucky to get to see them and
have included some of those here as well.
If you get a great photo this season please send it along and we'll put
it on our photos and other pages. Tell us as little, or as much
as you like about your hunt. Email photos to buck@adkhunter or adkhunter.com
Joe Koch with a16-pointer taken Dec. 6 near
Schroon Lake during the late muzzlelaoding season.
Andy Pauls of Long Lake with a 175-pound,
9-pointer taken in Long Lake.
Pat Salerno Jr. with another big Adironack buck.
This 14-pointer weighed 232-pounds and measures nearly 160-inches.
Be sure to visit the Salerno Brother's website: http://salernobrothers.com/
Pat Galusha of Warrensburg with a wide-racked
156-pound buck taken in Indian Lake on Nov. 26.
This 8 pointer was killed by Bill Seils on Nov. 13, 2011 in
Hamilton County. Based on chest measurements
the buck was
estimated to weight 214 (plus) pounds field dressed.
Mark Shelhamer with a 145-pound, 11-pointer taken
Dec. 2 in Herkimer County.
Scott Baldwin of West Fort Ann with his 200-pound,
8-pointer taken Oct. 30 in the Lake George Wild Forest.
Drew Hanchett of Schroon Lake with a 20-inch
spread, 153-pound, 10-pointer taken on Nov. 26
in Essex County.
Alan Brown's Hamilton County 9-pointer that weighed
205-pounds taken Nov. 24
King of Watertown hunting out of No-Luc Lodge shot this 168-pound,
8-pointer on buck Nov. 28th near Stillwater Reservoir (Herkimer
Jeff Calderone of Huntington Station NY with 207-pound,
8-pointer taken on Nov. 9 in. Hamilton County
Greg Murray of Potsdam killed this deer 175-pound, 12-pointer on the last day
of the 2010 rifle season whild hunting out of the Follensby Pond Gate House Club,
Franklin County near Tupper Lake.This is on dandy Adirondack buck!!
Brian Esch, of Remsen took this 175-pound, 10 pointer on
Nov. 6 while hunting with his son Rick out of their
tent camp in Herkimer Co.
Known Adirondack deer trackers Jim Massett, Joe DiNitto and Steve Grabowski
all got their bucks in the centralAdirondacks on the last weekend of
the northern zone rifle season.
Bob Tripp of Fort Ann killed this 150-pound,
12-pointer on the last weekend of the northern zone
rifle season in his hometown.
Matt Harris of Hadley with a 152-pound,
10-pointer taken in Saratoga Couty
Rod Boula of Keene, NY with a 174-pound, 11-pointer
taken near Newcomb.
Paul Hennessey out of the NRC in Indian Lake
with a 178-pound, 10-Pointer taken on a still-hunt on Nov. 21.
Dave Vermeulen of Corinth with a big 6-pointer
(172-pounds) taken on Oct. 30.
Hunter Moon, age 14, with his first buck:
an Essex County 11-pointer
Patrick Varden shot this 208-pound monster while
still hunting in a hemlock swamp near Tupper Lake
Both main beamís 24-inches!
Josh McKiernan of Moriah, NY with a 178-pound,
8-pointer taken on Nov. 27.
Rich Ryan of Queensbury, NY with a 240-pound, 10-pointer
taken at the Milebrook Sportsmans Club in the Town of
Santa Clara, Franklin County NY on Nov. 10.
18-years-old Gavin Dominy of Colton, NY with
an Adirondack 8-pointer.
The Ticonderoga crew: Bob, Steve, Eddie, Shawn, Brian,
Mike and Tommy with a fine Essex County buck.
Alan M. DeCesare shot this 195-pound, 12-pointer on
Nov.13 in Schroon Lake with his father Alan DeCesare.
Alvin Austin with a big northern Adirondack buck
Michelle Donahue with a 200.5pound, 9-pointer taken in
Warren County early in the season.
Dedicated Adirondack hunter John Czebiniak tracked this big
8-pointer all day near Long Lake. He caught up to him!
The Gordon family (Aaron, Nate & Bill) of West Fort Ann
had a great hunting season in the Blue Ridge Wilderness.
A 145-pound, 8 pointer & 160-pound,7-pointer
A Warren County 6-pointer
Joe Ellis (with a proud future hunter) shot this 175-pound,
10-pointer in Warren County on Nov. 2
St. Lawrence County
Kyle Kolar of Hudson Falls, killed this 155 pound 10 pointer
on Dec. 5 while hunting with his father Brien Kolar.
Ben Secor or Remsen with his Hamilton County tent camp
10-pionter that weighed 185-pounds. He green scores 159" (gross),
18 3/4-inch spread.
Cliff Steinauer's prize winning13-pointer from Warren County.
got a bear with his muzzleloader earlier in 2009
Junior hunter Oliver Armstrong killed his first buck on No. 22 in Essex
County. It was an 8-ponter that weighed 155-pounds.
removed his orange
outer-wear prior to the photo.
Howard Fuller's 18-pointer taken on Dec. 14, the last day
of the 2008 late muzzleloading season near Ticonderoga, NY.
Abbey Wade of Fort Ann was six-months pregnant
when she shot this big
10-pointer from her grandfather's turkey
stand on Nov. 20, 2008.
Jim Burroughs took this 170-pound, 17-pointer from
a tree stand in Edinburgh, NY.
This is by far one the best of the
2007 Adirondack bucks we saw.
McMahon of Lake George with a big 8-pointer he
on Nov. 15 in his hometown
Stephen Buff of
in Constantia in Oswego Country on the last
day of the Northern Zone rifle season.
Baker of Brant Lake killed this 10-pointer during the early
muzzleloading season on Oct. 16., 2006
The buck took first place
overall in the 2006-07
New York Whitetail Classic
McDonald of Fort Edward
shot this big 7-pointer in Long Lake, NY on Nov. 5, 2006
Elijah Beldon of
Fort Ann killed this 185-pound, 12-pointer on
Nov. 21, 2006
in Newcomb as it trailed a doe
Alan DeCesare of Schroon Lake killed this buck
but his little girl
gets the photo nod.
The Salerno Brothers
consistently take large Adirondack bucks in the 200-pound range. Here's
Tony's 2005 buck. Visit their website at http://salernobrothers.com
Kane Sprague of Moriah
killed this dandy buck near his hometown.
What a great buck and photo.
Todd Malory of Ft. Edward,
NY took this 12-pointer in Long Lake in 2005
Davidson killed this 9-pointer in Hamilton County in 2004.
It scored164-5 and can be found on page 11 of the
New York State Big
Buck Club's 13th edition of the
Whitetail Record Book of NYS.
My Uncle Warren Ladd of
Fort Ann, NY killed this 8-pointer in Hogtown, NY
Here's Jon Parker again of Athol, with his 2004 beauty.
Jim Monroe took this drop-tined buck in the
High Peaks region of the Adirondacks in 2004.
The most recent addition to our Classic Buck page,
Luke Pettys with a Stony Creek
monster from 2003.
Central New York
Ray Porzio shot this
Nov. 16, 2002.
My friend and expert archer Dick Sage of Queensbury sent me this photo
of an Adirondack Moose.
This monster was taken by this by Tony Dumaw of Carthage, NY on Fort Drum
Don't quote me on this, but I believe this buck is on display at the
Gander Mountain Store in Watertown, NY
Charlie Mead of Kingsbury, NY demonstrates the effective use of
when he took this Northern Adirondack buck in 2002
Steve Sawn killed this 2001 7-pointer in Hogtown, NY
I hate pictures of myself, except with a nice buck like this 8-pointer
which I shot with my little 30-30
about three weeks after launching
this Web site.
One of the most popular groups of
Adirondack hunters is the Horn
Hunters who continue to trek miles into the wilderness and set up a
remote hunting camp each
deer season. They were featured in the Dec. 1983 issue of Outdoor Life magazine and continue
to do seminars throughout the region. And... kill plenty of bucks!
Ron Nadler of West Fort
killed this buck in Speculator in the late 1980's
Jim Cromme killed this
buck in Griffin,
NY in 1998
Net Typical B&C
178 Net: 166