On opening day of the deer season 2010, Mark Barrett of the Las Raices Ranch is now the proud hunter to have taken what just might be the biggest, greatest whitetail buck to ever come out of the state of Texas. With good spring moister to build antler growth things fell into place to grow such a monster buck. Here is what they are saying about the deer:
We’ve Been Keeping this one pretty tight to the Vest, but now that he is down we can share these pictures. He is potentially, by our score, the largest Native Texas Deer EVER! (Rough Score in Velvet of 311 4/8) Congratulations Mark Barrett (aka Dad)
They go on to explain that this ranch and deer is special do to the fact that it is a family owned and operated hunting ranch in Webb County, Texas that has exclusively ‘non-manipulated nor transported’ native genetics. The deer was a 100% native pasture deer that had not been manipulated in any way.
The score is unofficial at this time and we will wait and see just where this deer ranks outside of Texas State Record Whitetail Buck.