Will the Milo Hanson Buck be the World Record Forever?
It will take a whitetail superfreak to top the 213 5⁄8-inch typical buck that farmer Mio Hanson shot near his home in Biggar, Saskatchewan one snowy November day 30 years ago. Will it ever happen? My analysis of the top 200-inch typical racks in the Boone and Crockett records shows that to top the Hanson buck, a deer's rack will likely possess 11 to 14 points, with the G-2, G-3 and G-4 tines on each antler in excess of 10 inches. For reference, the 14-point Hanson Buck had 11-to 14-inch tines, and the iconic Number 3 Jordan Buck, killed way back in 1914 in Wisconsin, had 10- and 13-inch G-2s and G-3s. I predict the new top rack will have [...]