Here are 20 of the top typical Northeastern whitetail deer from the SCI Record Book.
DESCRIPTION: The largest whitetail in body size. The antlers are usually heavy.
DISTRIBUTION: Canada–Southern Ontario, southern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces. United States–Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and the New England states.
REMARKS: The northeastern whitetail is the most popular big game animal in North America–most numerous, most heavily hunted, and most deer taken. In many states, it is the only big game animal available on the license. Many hunters believe the northeastern whitetail can produce the best antlers of all.
TAXONOMIC NOTES: The SCI northeastern whitetail deer category includes all or part of the following subspecies: all of the northern woodland whitetail (borealis); and the Minnesota population of the Dakota whitetail (dacotensis).