Dixie Deer Classic award winners: adult males

Seven adult male hunters were winners at the 2024 Dixie Deer Classic, held March 1 – 3 at the NC State Fairgrounds.

Rick Nightengale won Best by Muzzleloader, Typical Male Award for his Stokes County buck that officially scored 170 inches. Nightengale also won the Best of Show Award for the deer, which he killed at his friend Jonathan Humphrey’s property in early November.

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Rick Nightengale with his Stokes County trophy buck.

Here’s a video of Nightengale’s hunt:

 

Grayson Clayton won Best by Crossbow, Typical Male Award. His Forsyth County buck scored 163 inches.

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Grayson Clayton won Best by Crossbow, Typical Male Award.

Michael Skipper hit the stage, winning Best by Bow, Typical Male Award for his Cumberland County buck that scored 158 1/2 inches.

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Michael Skipper shows off his huge Cumberland County buck.

The Best by Muzzleloader, Non-typical Male Award went to David Kiefer for his 175-inch Cumberland County buck.

David Kiefer and his Best by Muzzleloader, Non-typical buck.

Carson Reece killed a Vance County buck that scored 163 7/8 inches, and won the Best by Gun, Typical Male Award.

Carson Reese shows off his Vance County buck.

Alan Webb won a President’s Award for his Orange County buck that scored 172 1/8 inches.

Alan Webb killed his President’s Award buck in Orange County.

BJ Richardson also won a President’s Award for his 174 7/8-inch buck from Rockingham County.

BJ Richardson and his Rockingham County buck.

Click here to see the Youth Award winners from the 2024 Dixie Deer Classic.

Click here to see the Female Award winners from the 2024 Dixie Deer Classic.

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