GON's 34th Annual Truck-Buck Contest

There's is no deer contest anywhere in the country like the one Georgia deer hunters have in GON's Truck-Buck Shoot-Out. Back for the 34th year during the 2022-23 Georgia deer season, Truck-Buck again has weekly and wildcard winners who earn scoring-period prizes and qualify for the Shoot-Out finals. With a grand prize truck, a second grand prize Firminator, and weekly prize packages valued at more than $1,500, this contest is crazy good. You must be an annual GON subscriber before a buck is killed to be eligible for the contest (monthly subscribers are not eligible).

We couldn't do it without our subscribers and our generous sponsors.

• 17 weekly winners & 4 wild-cards gives us a total of 21 shooters

• You're only competing against bucks taken in the same week

• More than 100 prizes given away worth more than $75,000!

Visit our sponsors shown below and tell them thanks!

Our generous sponsors help us give GON subscribers more than 100 prizes worth over $75,000! When you have a choice to do business please show them support. Heck drop them an email and let them know Georgia hunters appreciate them.

Truck Buck Links

Weeks 1 - 4 :

Winners Receive A Mathews V3X Compound Bow

Week 5 :

Winner Receives An Accura LR-X

Weeks 6 - 17 :

Winners Receive A Savage 110 Storm Deer Rifle

Each Weekly Winner Also Receives A Prize Package From 4S Advanced Wildlife Solutions and Safety Harness From Hunter Safety Systems

Each Of 4 Wildcard Winners Receives A Prize Package Including Products From: 4S Advanced Wildlife Solutions, Hunter Safety Systems, Agri Supply and Rugged Road Outdoors 

Plus A Separate Contest Exclusively For Youth Hunters

Thanks to our sponsors GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest is back. It's all about the kids! Each weekly winner will receive a personalized Shoot-Out jersey from Realtree, a soft sided cooler from Rugged Road Outdoors, plus an awesome LockedOn 360 Mobile Gun Vise—a super tool for safe and more effective hunting for all ages, but especially kids.

Of course the Grand Prize winner will win a $3,000 shopping spree at Adventure Outdoors in Smyrna. Plus, the hunter will get to spend a weekend deer and hog hunting, and spending time with the great folks at Woods-N-Water outfitters for a three-day trip.

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Truck-Buck 2019-20: Week 16 Winner Mark Stanley

Week 16: Mark Stanley, 142 5/8 typical County: Whitfield      Date: Dec. 28 Mark Stanley is 53 and lives in Dalton. “I have hunted our family farm since I could hold a gun,” Mark said. “It was only small game up until the mid to late 90s, and then we started to get a…

Truck-Buck 2019-20: Week 15 Winner David Stevens

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