Claim: Photographs shows a 430-pound buck shot in Hartford, Michigan in November 2014.
REAL PHOTOGRAPH; INACCURATE DESCRIPTION
Example: [Collected via e-mail, November 2014]
A 430-pound buck was shot in Hartford, MI, yesterday. True?
Origins: The photograph displayed above, purportedly showing a
Although the photograph is real, the same can’t be said for the descriptions that often accompany it. Since 2009, the image has been shared via message boards,
The truth is the buck shown above was killed at a high-fence game farm in Wisconsin called Wilderness Whitetails in September 2009, and the photo seen here can be found in that game farm’s
Yes, it is a legitimate buck. I mean, we are a high-fence operation, I want to be clear about that, but this is a real buck. It was taken last September and weighed
Last updated: 18 November 2014
Hurteau, Dave. “Hurteau: 420-Pound Buck Was Killed on Game Farm.” Field and Stream. 9 February 2010.