Mel Johnson – World Record P&Y Buck


Back in the 90’s I met Mel Johnson on a Caribou hunt in Quebec. I recognized his name instaitly and introduced myself. We had an enjoyable conversation about his bowhunting experiences in his home state of Illinois. And eventually the conversation turned to his World Record P&Y Whitetail Buck. Mel was a very cool guy. Back in 1965 Mel saw a buck that was, as he described him, “larger than usual” and Mel was hunting for him near a soybean field after work, and …

Heck, Nobody can tell Mel’s story like Mel can. Click on the video below and hear from him directly!  Enjoy.


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