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 2015 WINNERS
Joshua Stewart of Three Hills, Alberta is Alberta’s 2015 Hunter of the Year!
ELK
No Entry for 2015
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Bonnie Huff ($250)
MULE DEER
Joshua Stewart ($500)
 
Bonnie Huff of Barrhead, Alberta is our 2015 White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year after she took a gorgeous buck in WMU 507. Bonnie’s buck nets 164 1/8 after losing several inches in deductions. Bonnie wins $250 for her trophy whitetail!
Joshua Stewart of Three Hills, Alberta is our 2015 Mule Deer Hunter of the Year and Overall Champion. Joshua took his mulie buck in WMU 158. Joshua’s buck netted an impressive 187 4/8. Joshua wins $500 for his trophy buck.  
 2014 WINNERS
Taylor Johnson of Chauvin, Alberta is Alberta’s 2014 Hunter of the Year!
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Kirsten McEwan ($250)
MULE DEER
Taylor Johnson ($500)
ELK
Kent Waddell ($250)
Kirsten McEwan of Cherhill, Alberta is our 2014 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year after she took this handsome buck in WMU 508 near Cherhill. Kirsten’s buck grosses 187 0/8 and nets an impressive 180 0/8. The buck has it all – length, width and mass. Congratulations Kirsten!
Taylor Johnson of Chauvin, Alberta is our 2014 Alberta Mule Deer Hunter of the Year and Overall Champion. Taylor took her mulie buck in WMU 234 near Chauvin. Taylor’s buck has tremendous mass and grossed 206 4/8 before netting a final score of 200 5/8. Congratulations Taylor on a fantastic season! Kent Waddell of Calgary, Alberta is our 2014 Elk Hunter of the Year. Kent’s massive bull was taken in WMU 148 near Medicine Hat. Kent’s bull stretches the measuring tape to an amazing 401 2/8. The bull scored 415 4/8 before deductions. Congratulations to Kent for his bull elk.
 2013 WINNERS
Michelle Kuny of Leduc County, Alberta is Alberta’s 2013 Hunter of the Year!
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Jack McNaughton ($250)
MULE DEER
Michelle Kuny ($500)
ELK
Frank Gilham ($250)
Jack McNaughton of Peace River, Alberta is our 2013 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year after he arrowed this long-tined buck in WMU 523 near Peace River. Jack’s buck grosses 184 7/8 and nets an impressive 181 6/8. Jack wins $250 for his trophy whitetail taken during the archery season while still in velvet. An excellent buck indeed!
Michelle Kuny of Leduc County, Alberta is our 2013 Alberta Mule Deer Hunter of the Year and Overall Champion. Michelle took her mulie buck in WMU 246 near Leduc. Michelle’s buck has a 27 3/8 tip-to-tip spread and grossed 194 3/8 before netting a final score of 187 4/8. Michelle wins $500 for her trophy buck. Congratulations Michelle on a super season! Frank Gilham of Medicine Hat, Alberta is our 2013 Elk Hunter of the Year. Frank’s impressive bull was taken in WMU 150 near Jenner. Frank’s massive bull stretches the tape to 367 2/8. More impressive is the fact that Frank is a quadriplegic who loves to hunt! Frank was recently featured in the Alberta Outdoorsmen magazine for his incredible feat!
 2012 WINNERS
Chase Heck of Lacombe, Alberta is Alberta’s 2012 Hunter of the Year!
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Roland Fequet ($250)
MULE DEER
Chase Heck ($500)
ELK
Randy Hough ($250)
Roland Fequet of Edmonton, Alberta is our 2012 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year. Roland took this long-tined buck in WMU 510 near Athabasca. Rolands’s buck grossed 198 1/8” before losing 19 1/8 inches to net 179 0/8”. A super whitetail taken in mid-November during full rut.
Chase Heck of Lacombe, Alberta is our 2012 Alberta Mule Deer Hunter of the Year and Overall Champion. Chase took his big mulie in WMU 200 near Czar. With heavy bases, Chase’s buck grossed 206 3/8 before netting out at a whopping 195 3/8. Way to go Chase on a super 2012 hunting season! Randy Hough of Whitecourt, Alberta arrowed this magnificent bull elk and is our 2012 Elk Hunter of the Year. Randy’s bull was taken in WMU 152 near Brooks. Grossing 408 0/8, Randy’s buck ended up netting 389 1/8, a grand bull by all accounts.
 2011 WINNERS
Dwayne Long of Whitecourt, Alberta is Alberta’s 2011 Hunter of the Year!
MULE DEER
Simone Dold ($250)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Dwayne Long ($500)
MULE DEER
Chad Putzi
(Honourable Mention)
Simone Dold of Calgary, Alberta is our 2011 Alberta Mule Deer Hunter of the Year. Simone connected on this excellent buck in WMU 158 near Three Hills. Simone’s buck grossed 190 5/8” before netting 176 7/8” . A beautiful mule deer taken in beautiful country!
Good job Simone!
Dwayne Long of Whitecourt, Alberta is our 2011 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year and Overall Champion. Dwayne scored on this big whitetail in WMU 507 near Whitecourt. Dwayne’s buck grossed 193 6/8” before losing 11 6/8” to net 181 7/8”. An incredible whitetail!
Way to go Dwayne!
Chad Putzi of Milk River, Alberta deserves honourable mention for this awesome velvet mule deer buck taken with his bow. Chad’s buck comes from WMU 106 near Milk River, grosses 191 5/8” before getting hammered hard with deductions of 17 7/8”, netting 173 6/8”. Another awesome mulie!
 2010 WINNERS
Kevin Gustafson of Calgary, Alberta is our 2010 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Joel Nicholson ($250)
MULE DEER
Kevin Gustafson ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Pat Barnes ($250)
Joel Nicholson of Redcliff, Alberta is our 2010 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Joel’s bull scored 376 6/8” and was taken out of WMU 150 near Hilda. Joel wins $250 for his trophy elk. Way to go Joel!
Kevin Gustafson of Calgary, Alberta is our Mule Deer Champion and 2010 Alberta Hunter of the Year after connecting on this tremendous buck. Kevin’s mulie grosses 207 4/8” and nets 198 3/8”. Kevin took his buck in WMU 521 near Debolt. Kevin wins $500 and gets bragging rights around the campfire in 2011. Pat Bates of Markerville, Alberta is our 2010 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year. Pat took this excellent buck in WMU 166 near Byemoor. Pat’s buck grosses 192 6/8” and nets 180 2/8”. Pat wins $250 for his 2010 whitetail. Excellent job Pat!
 2009 WINNERS
Ryan Hickle of Hanna, Alberta is our 2009 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Rolf Michel ($250)
MULE DEER
Ryan Hickle ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Jason House ($250)
Rolf Michel of Raymond, Alberta is our 2009 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Rolf’s bull scored 367 3/8” and was taken out of WMU 108 near Del Bonita. Rolf wins $250 for his trophy and earns bragging rights around the campfire for 2010. Ryan Hickle of Hanna, Alberta is our Mule Deer Champion and Alberta Hunter of the Year after taking home this awesome buck. Ryan’s mulie grosses 208 3/8” and nets a whopping 200 2/8”. Ryan took his buck in WMU 160 near Hanna. Jason House of Grande Prairie, Alberta is our 2009 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year. Jason connected with this excellent buck in WMU 521 near Debolt. Jason’s 8X8 velvet buck grosses 195 2/8” and nets 178 4/8”.
 2008 WINNERS
Jan J. Allen of Pincher Creek, Alberta is our 2008 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Ray Cote ($250)
MULE DEER
Jan J. Allen ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Philip Friesen ($250)
Ray Cote of Lloydminster, Alberta is our 2008 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Ray’s awesome bull scored 387 0/8” and was taken out of WMU 234 near Edgerton. Jan J. Allen of Pincher Creek, Alberta is our Mule Deer Champion and Alberta Hunter of the Year. Jan’s buck grosses 199 2/8” and nets a super 196 7/8”. Jan took his buck with archery tackle in WMU 110 near Pincher Creek. Philip Friesen of La Crete, Alberta is our 2008 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year. Philip took home this excellent buck in WMU 535 near High Level. Philip’s 6X6 buck grosses 193 6/8 and nets 184 3/8”.
 2007 WINNERS
Colin Campbell of Blackfalds, Alberta is our 2007 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Darcy Barrett ($250)
MULE DEER
Colin Campbell ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Jason Klaus ($250)
Darcy Barrett of High River, Alberta is our 2007 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Darcy’s bull scored 354 4/8” and was taken out of WMU 300B near Waterton. Colin Campbell of Blackfalds, Alberta is our Mule Deer Champion and Alberta Hunter of the Year. Colin’s buck grosses 200 5/8” and nets a super 196 4/8”. Colin took his buck in WMU 208 near Big Valley. Jason Klaus of Castor, Alberta is our 2007 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year. Jason took this great buck in WMU 164 near Coronation. Jason’s buck has it all grossing 199 3/8 and netting a final score of 191 7/8”.
 2006 WINNERS
Randy Repas of Calgary, Alberta is our 2006 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Don Snethum ($250)
MULE DEER
Randy Repas ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Joe Sikora ($250)
Don Snethum of Buck Lake, Alberta is our 2006 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Don’s bull scored 345 6/8” and was taken out of WMU 417, Yaha Tinda. Randy Repas of Calgary, Alberta is our Mule Deer Champion and Alberta Hunter of the Year. Randy’s buck has a 26 3/8” spread and grosses 200 4/8” and nets a whopping 195 7/8”. Randy took this buck in WMU 151 near Jenner. Joe Sikora of Edson, Alberta is our 2006 Alberta White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year. Joe connected with this great buck in WMU 346 near the McLeod River. Joe’s buck has a 23 4/8” inside spread and sports a 14 1/8” right side G2 netting a final score of 177 4/8”.
 2005 WINNERS
Eugene Kurinka of Lethbridge, Alberta is our 2005 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Peter Litwinow ($250)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Eugene Kurinka ($500)
MULE DEER
Brady McLachlan ($250)
Peter Litwinow of Calgary is our 2005 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Peter’s bull scored 363 6/8 and was taken out of WMU 728, Camp Wainwright. Eugene Kurinka of Lethbridge is our Alberta Hunter of the Year. Eugene’s 7X7 buck scored 200 1/8 and came to within 98% of the provincial record. Eugene took his buck out of WMU 350 near Slave Lake. Brady McLachlan of Calgary is our Mule Deer Champion for 2005. This fine mulie buck had a final score of 187 5/8. Brady’s buck came from WMU 305 near Pincher Creek.
 2004 WINNERS
Cyril Paquin of Edmonton, Alberta is our 2004 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Will Huppertz ($250)
MULE DEER
Cyril Paquin ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Brian Compo ($250)
Will Huppertz of Westlock, Alberta is our 2004 Elk Champion. Will connected with this incredible bull elk in WMU 510 near the town of Athabasca. Will’s elk sports 52-inch main beams and a 36 6/8-inch inside spread scoring a tremendous 402 5/8 and was taken by bow. Cyril Paquin of Edmonton, Alberta took this super mule deer out of WMU 527 near Peace River. Cyril’s velvet mule deer scored a whopping 198 6/8 with 19-inch G2s and was taken with a bow. Cyril becomes our 2004 Alberta Hunter of the Year and maintains bragging rights for 2005. Brian Compo of Vilna, Alberta is our Whitetail Champion for 2005. Brian’s handsome buck grossed 185 2/8 with a final score of 175 7/8. Brian took his buck out of WMU 260 near his home town of Vilna.
 2003 WINNERS
Jack Mast of Barrhead, Alberta is our 2003 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Dean Pederson ($250)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Jack Mast ($500)
MULE DEER
Sheldon Coderre ($250)
Dean Pederson of Hinton, Alberta is our 2003 Elk Champion. Dean took this majestic elk out of WMU 438 near Hinton. Dean’s elk scored an impressive 373 1/8 (official). Jack Mast of Barrhead, Alberta took this incredible whitetail out of WMU 350 near Swan Hills. This buck scored a whopping 199 7/8 (official) and scored 97.858% of the provincial record. Jack becomes our overall 2003 Alberta Hunter of the Year. Sheldon Coderre of Medicine Hat, Alberta is our 2003 Whitetail Champion. Sheldon claimed this buck out of WMU 124 near his hometown. This buck grossed a whopping 242 5/8, netted a final score of 201 2/8 (official) and finished at 97.694% of the provincial record for mule deer.
 2002 WINNERS
Brent Kuntz of Heisler, Alberta is our 2002 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
MULE DEER
Jerry Ewasiuk ($250)
ELK
Brent Kuntz ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Aldo Zanon ($250)
Jerry Ewasiuk of Edmonton, Alberta is our 2003 Mule Deer Champion. Jerry scored this heavy mule deer near Veteran. This buck grossed 170 7/8 but was hit hard with deductions, resulting in a final score of 138 4/8 (official). Brent Kuntz of Heisler, Alberta took this incredible elk in WMU 202 near Flagstaff. Brent’s elk scored 396 4/8 (official) making him our 2002 Alberta Hunter of the Year. Brent’s bull, which was taken by bow, scored 94% to the current provincial record for elk. Aldo Zanon claimed this beauty from WMU 509 near Athabasca. Aldo’s buck lost 20 7/8 inches to deductions but ended up scoring an awesome 174 0/8 (official). Aldo becomes our White-tailed Deer Hunter of the Year for 2002.
 2001 WINNERS
Karey Seward of Wrentham, Alberta is our 2001 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Rylan Kerbes ($300)
MULE DEER
Karey Seward ($500)
WHITETAIL
Jim Robertson ($300)
Rylan Kerbes of Athabasca took this great elk out of WMU 509 near Athabasca and becomes Alberta’s Elk Hunter of the Year for 2001. Rylan’s elk netted a final score of 354 4/8 (official) and was taken by bow on September 18, 2001. Karey Seward of Wrentham claimed this fantastic mule deer out of WMU 104 near Foremost. Karey’s deer scored 181 5/8 (official) making her our 2001 Alberta Hunter of the Year. Karey’s buck scored closest of all competitors, by percentage basis, to the current provincial record. Jim Robertson of Sherwood Park scored this tremendous whitetail out of WMU 336 near Tomahawk. Jim’s buck scored 170 1/8 (official) and gives Jim the 2001 Alberta Whitetail Hunter of the Year honour.
 2000 WINNERS
Roy Jr. LeBlanc of Drumheller, Alberta is our 2000 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Monte D. Hill ($300)
MULE DEER
Roy Jr. LeBlanc ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Terry Hobbs ($300)
Monte D. Hill of Calgary took this fabulous elk out of WMU 410 near Canmore. Monte’s elk scored 328 6/8 (official). This bull, taken by bow, earned Monte the title of Alberta’s 2000 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Roy Jr. LeBlanc of Drumheller scored this tremendous mule deer out of WMU 160 near Hussar. Roy’s buck scored 196 3/8 (official) with its longest point measuring 19 3/8. Roy is our 2000 Alberta Hunter of the Year. Terry Hobbs of Edmonton took home this beautiful whitetail out of WMU 504 near New Brook. Terry’s buck scored 181 4/8 (official) and makes Terry the 2000 Alberta Whitetail Champion.
 1999 WINNERS
Darrel Patera of Stony Plain, Alberta is our 1999 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Don Charlton ($300)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Darrel Patera ($500)
MULE DEER
Hal Czeck ($300)
Don Charlton of Didsbury scored this incredible elk out of WMU 481 near Sundre. Don’s elk scored 376 7/8 (official). This 6X6 earned Don the title of Alberta’s 1999 Alberta Elk Hunter of the Year. Darrel Patera of Stony Plain claimed this massive whitetail out of WMU 334 near the town of Lindale. Darrel’s buck grossed 205 4/8 with a final score of 188 0/8 (official) and makes Darrel Alberta’s 1999 Alberta Hunter of the Year. Darrel’s daughter Jennifer is shown here with the trophy. Hal Czeck of Calgary took home this beautiful mulie from WMU 158 near Drumheller. Hal’s mule deer scored 180 5/8 (official) and gives Hal the 1999 Mule Deer Champion honours.
 1998 WINNERS
Andy Charchun of Vermillion, Alberta is our 1998 Alberta Hunter of the Year!
ELK
Andy Mik ($300)
MULE DEER
Andy Charchun ($500)
WHITE-TAILED DEER
Clifford Haddock ($300)
Andy Mik of Spruce Grove took home this fabulous elk from WMU 439 near Hinton. Andy’s 7 X 7 scored 373 (official) and is the winner in the elk category for 1998. Andy Charchun of Vermillion scored this incredible mule deer near his hometown in WMU 238. Andy’s buck scored 192 2/8 (official), and is the winner for this year’s mule deer entry and becomes the 1998 overall champion. Clifford Haddock of Peers claimed this huge whitetail (184 2/8 official) out of WMU 346. Clifford’s son is dwarfed by this rack that contains incredible mass and G2s over 12 1/2” long.



 
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