The 2017 deer hunting season has begun, so make sure you show off your big bucks from Jackson County. We want to see your buck and you sitting alongside it.
Please send your pictures to JacksonCty.ChronicleNews@lee.net along with your name, age, where you are from, where in Jackson County you shot your buck, when you shot your buck and any antler information you want to provide.
Please note that the act of sending a picture to the Jackson County Chronicle releases your right to the picture, and is your consent for the Jackson County Chronicle to use that picture in any Lee Enterprise publication including advertisements and newspaper publications.
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Grant Gearing harvested this 10-point buck around noon on opening day in rural Taylor. This buck had a 24½-inch spread, dressed at 165 pounds and green scored at 148⅞.
Craig Twinde of Melrose shot this 10-pointer with an 18-inch spread Wednesday of the gun deer season.
Greg Gearing harvested this 10-pointer with a 16½-inch inside spread on Nov. 25 in rural Taylor during the gun deer season.
Father and son hunters, Erik and Ryder Brown (left), 12, of Hixton took this 9-pointer with a 20¼-inch inside spread at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning on the family hunting land near Merrillan. They pulled their triggers at the same time to put down this amazing buck.
Eric Herzberg, 10, of Melrose shot this buck, his first, on Thanksgiving Day during the gun deer season.
Kenneth Knudtson, 15, of Melrose shot this 8-pointer with a 16¼-inch spread on Sunday morning of opening weekend during the gun deer season near Melrose.
Jeff Gearing shot this 9-pointer Sunday opening weekend of the gun deer season in rural Taylor.
Tiffany Johnson Gray and her dad Eric Johnson got these nice 8-pointers in rural Hixton on opening day of the deer hunting season.
Dalton Kolve shot this 8-pointer in rural Hixton Sunday of the opening weekend deer hunt. His aunt, Tiffany Johnson Gray, was sitting with him when he took the shot. She got her 8-pointer the day before.
Hunter Rodgstad, 17, of Black River Falls shot this 8-pointer near Taylor during deer hunting season.
Ryder Rogstad, 11, of Black River Falls shot this 12-point buck early Sunday morning opening weekend on his great grandma's land near Taylor. This was Rogstad's first deer ever and his grandma Pam Rogstad was there with him to enjoy the shot.
Justin Jessop, 35, of Black River Falls bagged this 8-pointer Sunday night of opening weekend during gun deer season at Murphy Pit near Black River Falls.
Garrett Tande, 11, of Black River Falls shot this 8-pointer in the town of Irving at 10 a.m. on opening day of the deer hunting season.
Kenley Brown, 10, of Hixton shot her first deer on opening day. She shot this 9-pointer around 2 p.m. on her family's hunting land near Merrillan as she was being mentored by her day, Erik Brown.
This 8-pointer was shot on opening day near Disco by Jaxon Boe, 10, of Taylor. This was Boe's first deer.