Video: 28-point “Mean Gene” Buck Confirmed as New Minnesota Muzzleloader Record

   02.24.15

Over the weekend, Boone and Crockett measurers set to work on scoring Stan Kreidermacher’s massive 28-point buck, which he harvested late last year on the final day of Minnesota’s muzzleloader season. To little surprise, the rack ended up measuring an impressive 248 and 5/8 inches, displacing the current state record for a non-typical muzzleloader buck.

“When I shot this deer I had no idea what it was,” the 60-year-old hunter told Winona Daily News back in December. “I had heard through the grapevine that there was this big buck, one that my nephews had been following for a couple of years.”

The story behind the buck, nicknamed “Mean Gene,” was relayed to Over the Shoulder Outdoors and can be seen below. It’s quite the tale.

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