Second chances are hard to come by on true giant whitetails. This girl smoked an Illinois monster after her boyfriend let his chance slip by earlier in the year.
Jennifer Weaver has 196 reasons to be the happiest girl on the planet, 196 inches of absolutely gigantic whitetail antlers will forever be on her wall.
Illinois can produce some of the best whitetail in the country. Rich agriculture and prime environments help deer grow to sizes not many other states can compete with. This gal just so happened to connect on this one and has the amazing hunt on film to enjoy anytime she wants.
The biggest kicker of the story is that her boyfriend had a chance at the buck earlier in the year that he had named Kick It In. In Part 1 of the story, you see him have an encounter with this buck and misplace a shot that eventually left him empty handed.
Instead of giving up, he went to work and put in a plan to get another crack at the giant. Watch below as you can see a hunt for the ages unfold ending with a true legend on the ground.
Not very often do you get to witness two mature bucks almost fight to the death from a tree stand. As this hunt unfolds, Kick It In and another mature 8 point duke it out right in front of the camera and then the impossible happens.
The 196" Kick It In makes his way directly toward the tree they were in. At 20 yards, Jennifer stays calm, cool, and collective and makes an incredible shot on an incredible deer. And the rest is history.
The two-part series shows what good scouting, preparation, and hard work can lead to in the deer woods. Team Radical continues to pump out quality hunting content and a lot can be learned from their group.
There is not many things more gratifying than harvesting a buck that you have tons of history with. What a story!