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SPREE DAY by John “Moose” Duquette Saturday, September 16th was a picture perfect day for our 11th annual Spree Day event for the families of Why Me. Why Me is a Worcester MA based non-profit organization that helps children with cancer. Why Me is dedicated to improving the quality of life for any family being treated for pediatric cancer in a New England area hospital. They provide...
Our big Records 2017 issue has been sent off to the printer and will be mailed to members in mid-September. It will also be available online for NBBC members here in our community. This issue features a listing of all bucks from 2016 scored by the NBBC, plus multiple features that will help you zero in on best places to bowhunt in 2017.  ...
Happy to report that the most recent record book - Northeast Trophy Whitetails VIII - started shipping on August 1st. We had some print issues with the version we received in early July, but those were corrected and we are now shipping the corrected copies. See the STORE to order your copy, or message Joe at jcchapdelaine@comcast.net
The Awards issue of Northeast Big Buck Magazine has been printed and will ship this week. Watch for your issue in the mail. Members can also read the digital version online.  
The Summer issue of Northeast Big Buck Magazine has been printed and will ship this week. Watch for your issue in the mail. Members can also read the digital version at http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/814866-summer-2017
2017-02-25 - UPDATE: THIS BUCK WAS PANEL SCORED AND ACCEPTED AS THE NEW STATE RECORD Eric Lowe, Lonnie Desmarais, and a panel of NBBC scorers recently scored a 201 0/8" 22-Point non-typical bow kill from MA's 2016 season. The hunter's name is John Short, and the buck was killed in Essex County. It replaces the 200 1/8" Worcester County monster arrowed by Joe Scioli in 2013. St...
The Spring issue of Northeast Big Buck Magazine has been printed and will ship this week. Watch for your issue in the mail. Members can also read the digital version at http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/795195-spring-2017
2017-02-25 - UPDATE: THIS BUCK WAS PANEL SCORED AND ACCEPTED AS THE NEW STATE RECORD 2017-01-30 - Ron Boucher recently scored a 176 5/8" 11-Point non-typical muzzlelader kill from NH's 2016 season. The hunter's name is Scott Bahan. In order to be validated as a state record in that category, the buck needs to first be panel scored. Ron will bring the rack to the Springfield Sp...
The deadline for submitting applications for the Everett R. Brown Scholarship is fast approaching, so be sure to distribute the information to family and friends who may be eligible! Application and instructions are attached:   ...
The print and digital version of our special Winter 2017 issue of Northeast Big Bucks is packed with great stories, photos and recently scored bucks. Check out the biggest bucks from the recent 2016 season in our Cover Feature; a story of a giant New Jersey buck taken by a woman; member and teen stories from Maine. Massachusetts and New York; and more. This issue also has our 2017 NBBC Show/Event ...
Here is the latest list of certified scorers. Regional Directors please make sure everyone in your state is properly listed. Measurers please make sure your info is correct. Please send any changes to Lonnie or Jeff and will update everything for you. http://nbbc.marketluminary.com/document-or-form/certified-measurers-11212016     ...
Our big Fall/Hunting issue has shipped, is available on newstands, and is also available online at: http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/742524-fall-2016
Our big Records 2016 issue has been sent off to the printer and will be mailed to members in mid-September. It will also be available September 7th online for NBBC members here in our community. This issue features a listing of all bucks from 2015 scored by the NBBC, plus multiple features that will help you zero in on best places to bowhunt in 2016. Our cover is a giant "island" bow ...
Congrats to Dylan Ferreira of Massachusetts who was the first ever recipent of the ERB Scholarship Award! Dylan won a $2,500 award for his 2017 tuition and education expenses. Please read about this worthy recipient below. My Story – by ERB Memorial Scholarship recipient Dylan Ferreira I first heard about this scholarship at last year’s NBBC Annual Awards Banquet. I applied for t...
We are happy to report that the special Awards Issue of Northeast Big Bucks is in the mail! You should receive your issue any day now. Members be sure to check out the special digital issue, published for community members only. You can find it here: http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/717834-awards-2016  
The Summer issue of Northeast Big Buck Magazine has been printed and will ship this week. Watch for your issue in the mail. Members can also read the digital version at http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/677142-summer-2016  
The Spring issue of Northeast Big Buck Magazine has been printed and will ship this week. Watch for your issue in the mail. Members can also read the digital version at http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/647979-spring-2016
NBBC Member Neil R. Bixby, 59, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 11, 2015 surrounded by his family, hand in hand with his loving wife of 40 years Katherine (Tippett) Bixby. He was born in Haverhill, NH, the son of Shirley (Gardner) Bixby and the late Gerald Bixby. He spent many years working on his farm, Laid Back Acres in Russell. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, Boone and Crockett Club a...
Natures Essence and the NBBC Partner to bring NBBC Members a Special Hunting Package! NBBC Members get 20 % off this special Natures Essence Package! The items are 4 oz.- Essence of Fall, 4 oz.- Ground Zero Body Deodorant,  2 oz.- Peak Estrus, 2oz.- Triple tThreat NBBC Members get 20% off the retail price of $34.11 - so with that discount the NBBC Member Price is $27.29! Shipping is fix...
Our big Records 2015 issue has been sent off to the printer and will be mailed to members in mid-Septenber. It will also be available September 9th online for NBBC members here in our community. This issue features a listing of all bucks from 2014 scored by the NBBC, plus multiple features that will help you zero in on best places to bowhunt in 2015. Our cover is a giant typical bow buck from P...
MassWildlife has announced the creation of a Youth Deer Hunt day in Massachusetts for hunters aged 12 to 17. This Hunt provides youth with an opportunity to hunt deer with their own deer tags during a special single-day season that precedes the Commonwealth’s annual archery, shotgun, and muzzleloader seasons. Permits are FREE, and will be available soon. See details below. Season Date:...
Everett R. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund The Board of the Northeast Outdoors Foundation established this scholarship in the memory of Everett R. Brown, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the NOF and the Northeast Big Buck Club in his roles as Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Director, Official Measurer, and NOF Director. We lost Everett on July 12, 2014, but his work to preser...
Our big Summer 2015 issue has been sent off to the printer and will be mailed to members in early May. It will also beavailable May 1 online for NBBC members here in our community. This issue features a giant 210" Crossbow buck from PA in 2014 - the 210" Matt Wentz buck! This issue also contains a stories about big bucks from CT, MA and New York; plus a new column about "becoming...
Lonnie Desmarais conducted an NBBC Measurers Training Seminar at Archery Plus in Spencer, MA yesterday. The following new Measurers were certified - welcome to all of you! Steve Robinson Rochester NH 03867 H 603-335-5838 CELL 603- 866-0325   John A Olexa Amherst NH 03031 H 603-554-8045 Cell 860-874-7235 jolexa61@gmail.com   John G Smith JR Salem CT ...
Our big Spring 2015 issue has been sent off to the printer and will be mailed to members in early March. It is also available online for NBBC members here in our community. This issue features our new Crossbow State record from New Jersey - the 207" Jim Bills buck! This issue also contains a feature story about a huge Maine buck that was actually a doe; member stories from Vermont and Mass...
According to various posts on Facebook, Lane Benoit has passed away suddenly. No formal article or obituary has appeared yet, and when it does we will let you know. Many people are providing their condolences on Lane's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lane.benoit.9  
The print and digital version of our special Winter 2015 issue of Northeast Big Bucks is packed with great stories, photos and recently scored bucks. Check out the biggest bucks from the recent 2014 season in our Cover Feature; a story of a giant Ontario archery buck; member stories from Maine and New York; Teen Tracker stories and more. This issue also has our 2015 NBBC Show/Event schedule. Cl...
Field & Stream is reporting a possible new state record blackpowder non-typical from Minnesota. Check out the article here: http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/whitetail-365/public-land-giant-will-likely-be-new-minnesota-blackpowder-record-buck?src=SOC&dom=fb ...
A hunter in Hyannis MA was charged in the shooting of a man jogging his dog on Barnstable Water Shed property. Read the story here: http://hyannisnews.com/shot-by-hunter-39-year-old-was-mistaken-for-a-deer-while-walking-dog-in-woods-video-hyannis-news/ ...
NBBC Member John Burdick of Paxton, MA killed a rare antlered doe in Maine recently during the firearms season. The big racked 8-Point dressed 185 lbs., and while it looked like a big buck, it turned out to be a doe. Check out the story here: http://www.wcsh6.com/story/life/2014/11/09/sebec-uncommon-deer/18772545/ ...
It looks like Chad Scyphers has arrowed a new state record in WV! We won't know for sure until the buck can be officially scored in January. Here is the article: http://wvmetronews.com/2014/11/20/hunter-kills-a-mcdowell-monster/
This story outlines a possible new state record in PA that was taken with a crossbow this season. The deer is estimated to score nearly 190" typical gross! The NBBC has not yet made contact with the hunter, but we are trying to get more information. Check out the story here: http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/big-buck-zone/pennsylvania-hunter-kills-potential-state-record-buck?src=SOC&am...
We are happy to report that the special Fall Issue of Northeast Big Bucks is in the mail! You should receive your issue any day now. NOTE: the special digital issue was published to the community members very soon as well.    ...
We are happy to report that the special Records Issue of Northeast Big Bucks is in the mail! You should receive your issue any day now. UPDATE: the special digital issue was published to the community members today as well.  http://nbb.uberflip.com/i/382825 ...
In an effort to shine the spotlight on deer and deer hunting nationwide, while uniting deer hunters, managers and others in a common goal of protecting and enhancing this wildlife resource, a new organization, the National Deer Alliance (NDA), has recently been formed. The nonprofit, which launched in late July, was born out of a national Whitetail Summit held by the Quality Deer Management A...
Congratulations to NBBC Measurer Perry Jensen who recently received his Pope & Young Certification. Perry is out of Wisconsin and joined us recently with many years of experience scoring bucks for local and national organizations.  Check out Perry's Profile here: http://nbbc.marketluminary.com/member/2908
The officers of the Northeast Big Buck Club were very proud to announce the “Measurer Achievement Awards” for 2014 at our recent Awards Banquet in July. NBBC measurers work diligently throughout the year, scoring some of the largest deer taken in the northeast so we can share them with you. They work many hours at shows and scoring events without any compensation. Without their dedi...
AJ DeRosa, author of the Urban Deer Complex, and a regular contributor to Northeast Big Bucks Magazine, will be joining the editorial staff as our new Education and Safety editor. AJ will be contributing articles and information to each issue about hunting safety, conservation, deer management, and other relevant educational topics. As you know, Northeast Big Bucks Magazine is the official magazin...
We are happy to report that the special Awards Issue of Northeast Big Bucks is in the mail! You should receive your issue any day now. Watch also for the special digital issue to be published to community members tomorrow as well.
Many members of the club have called or emailed asking for information about the arrangements for the memorial service for my dad. I want to thank you all very much for your kind words and prayers before and after his passing. He loved the NBBC and NOF very much, and made many great friends over the years as a scorer, officer and board member. It was a great blessing for me to be able to enjoy ...