Buck Pole

2019 Mancelona Buck Pole Raffle Drawing Winners

2019 Mancelona Buck Pole Raffle Drawing Winners:

 

 

Grand Prize - $1,000 Cash -  Your Name Here!

Second Prize - $150 Cash - Your Name Here!

Third Prize - Bernie Blackmore Memorial Crate

 

Full Prize List, Sorted on Winner Last Name:

 

 

 

 

 

Buck Pole Contest Winners 2019

 

HOW IT WORKED:
Each hunter paid $5 to register their deer as they brought them in to the Buck Pole.  Just for registering, each received a commemorative Mancelona Buck Pole Patch/year emblem, and a digital photo.  In addition, while supplies last, hunters who register received (at random; prizes varied, while supplies last) a reuseable Family Fare shopping tote bag, a 10# bag potatoes from Kitchen Farms, seasoning marinade from Alden Mill House, a cap, ink pens, pads of paper, key chains, koozie cups, bottle openers, wildlife prints, face shield, coffee, coupons to local businesses and more. (That's a great variety of incentives, just for registering!).  

 

HUNTER PRIZES:
1st Deer hung - $10

Heaviest Deer - $150

Most Points - $100

Widest Rack - $75
Lucky Hunter Drawing - All registration money received; guaranteed minimum $200

 

2019 MANCELONA BUCK POLE CONTEST RESULTS

65th annual Mancelona Buck Pole November 15-16, 2019

 

 

 

 

NUMBER

HUNTER NAME

TIME REG.

LOCATION

WEIGHT

POINTS

SPREAD

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What's Planned for 2018

The 64th annual Mancelona Buck Pole is set for Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16, 2018.

 

STARTING FROM THE TOP:

Register your deer for $5.  There is no pre-registration; just bring us your deer (see official rules), pay the $5 registration fee, and you'll receive (while supplies last - a random assortment of the following:)

 

  • Reuseable shopping bag from Spartan Nash (Family) Fare) with random:
  • 2018 Mancelona Buck Pole commemorative year-rocker participation patch (ALL participants will receive patch)
  • 5# bag locally grown Kitchen Farm Potatoes
  • Meat Marinade from Alden Mill House
  • Hunting cap from one of our sponsors
  • Hunting decal from White Tails Unlimited
  • Ink pens, pencils
  • Note pad, lotion, and discount coupons from All Seasons Motel & Resort
  • Wooden Bottle Opener from 4Front Credit Union
  • Key chain bottle opener from 9&10 News
  • Koozie cups, lip balm from TV 7&4
  • Wildlife posters and hunting DVD's
  • and assorted other items
  • Digital photo of hunter and deer, emailed to them after the contest

What else do you get just for registering?  You're automatically entered into the Lucky Hunter drawing (all registration money received, with a guaranteed minimum of $200), regardless of the size of your deer!  Cash prizes for heaviest, most points and widest rack, and first deer hung.  See contest rules for details. (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN... see official rules page)

 

BONUS RAFFLE FOR THE PARTICIPANTS

Want a chance to win even more, like a Muzzle Loader and a PSE Bow & Arrow package?  Optionally, participants may purchase special raffle tickets for $20 each.  The first name drawn will receive his/her choice of the muzzle loader or the PSE bow & arrow set.  The second name drawn will receive the other.  Then, we will continue drawing names until we have given away other great, valuable prizes including hunting knives, and other prize packages donated by our sponsors.  (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN... see official rules page).  These tickets will be made available to hunters as they register their deer; may be purchased by contest hunters only).

 

COMMUNITY RAFFLE

Community raffle drawing - is open to anyone and everyone.  Top prize is $1,000 cash.  Second prize is $150 cash, and third prize is $100 cash.  Plus, there are approximately 100 other items to be raffled off.  These tickets are $6 for 5, or $1 each.  You do not need to be present to win these prizes in the community raffle drawing.  Tickets are on sale throughout stores and will be sold at the Buck Pole, too.

 

BONFIRE, CONCESSION STAND, STATS, WARMING TENT AND MORE - The buck pole isn't only for hunters.  Come join us in the warming tent, see the statistics of all the deer.  Gather round the bonfire to keep warm - roast some marshmallows if you'd like!  The Rotary Club of Mancelona is handling the concessions this year.  Hot food and beverages will be available for purchase both days.

 

LIVE WEB CAM - 186Networks will sponsor the live web cam both days.  Watch our website for a link so you can see everything from your home or office.  The buck pole will be broadcast live on the net.

 

QUESTIONS?
Please call 231-587-5500 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

WE WILL SEE YOU at the 64th annual Mancelona Buck Pole!

 

 

 

 

 

What's Planned for 2019 Buck Pole

The 65th annual Mancelona Buck Pole is set for Friday November 15 and Saturday, November 16, 2019.

 

STARTING FROM THE TOP:

 

Register your deer for $5.  There is no pre-registration. Just bring us your deer (see official rules), pay the $5 registration fee, and you'll receive (while supplies last) a randome assortment of the following:

 

2019 Mancelona Buck Pole commemorative year-rocker participation patch and year rocker (ALL participants receive patch)

Reuseable shopping bag from Spartan Nash (Family Fare) with random items below:

 

5# locally grown potatoes, meat marinade (great for venison!), hunting cap, pens, pads of paper, key chains, koozies, cell phone charger adapters, bottle openers, bumper stickers, lanyards, face shield and more!  The value of the filled bags exceeds $25.

 

What else do you get just for registering?  You're automatically entered into the Lucky Hunter drawing (all registration money received, with a guaranteed minimum of $200), regardless of the size of your deer!  Cash prizes for heaviest, most points and widest rack, and first deer hung.  See contest rules for details. (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN... see official rules page)

 

 

BONUS RAFFLE FOR THE PARTICIPANTS

Want a chance to win even more, like your choice of a Muzzle Loader or a Bow & Arrow?  Optionally, participants may purchase special raffle tickets for $20 each.  The first name drawn will receive his/her choice of the muzzle loader or the bow & arrow set. The second name drawn will receive what's left (muzzle loader or bow and arrow).   Then, we will continue drawing names until we have given away other great, valuable prizes including hunting knives, gun cases, and other prize packages donated by our sponsors.  (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN... see official rules page).  These tickets will be made available to hunters as they register their deer; may be purchased by contest hunters only).

 

 

COMMUNITY RAFFLE

2019 Prizes:  Community raffle drawing - is open to anyone and everyone.  Top prize is $1,000 cash.  Second prize is $150 cash, and third prize is the Bernie Blackmore Memorial Gift Crate.  Plus, there are approximately 100 other items to be raffled off.  These tickets are $6 for 5, or $1 each.  You do not need to be present to win these prizes in the community raffle drawing.  Tickets are on sale throughout stores and will be sold at the Buck Pole, too.

 

BONFIRE, CONCESSION STAND, STATS, WARMING TENT AND MORE - The buck pole isn't only for hunters.  Come join us in the warming tent, see the statistics of all the deer.  Gather round the bonfire to keep warm - roast some marshmallows if you'd like!  The Rotary Club of Mancelona is handling the concessions this year.  Hot food and beverages will be available for purchase both days.

 

LIVE WEB CAM - 186Networks will sponsor the live web cam both days.  Watch our website for a link so you can see everything from your home or office.  The buck pole will be broadcast live on the web.

 

 

QUESTIONS?
Please call 231-587-5500 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

WE WILL SEE YOU at the 65th annual Mancelona Buck Pole!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buck Pole Contest Winners 2018

Here are the results of the 64th annual Mancelona Buck Pole, held November 15 & 16, 2018:

 

HOW IT WORKED:
Each hunter paid $5 to register their deer as they brought them in to the Buck Pole.  Just for registering, each received a commemorative Mancelona Buck Pole Patch/year emblem, and a digital photo.  In addition, while supplies last, hunters who register received (at random; prizes varied, while supplies last) a reuseable Family Fare shopping tote bag, a 10# bag potatoes from Kitchen Farms, seasoning marinade from Alden Mill House, and various other items from local businesses including key chains, bottle openers, fabric face shield masks, lip balm, lotion, pads of paper, pens, commemorative prints, hunting caps, camouflage decals, hunting/pocket knives, koozie cups and much more. (That's a great variety of incentives, just for registering!).  

 

HUNTER PRIZES:
1st Deer hung - $10

Heaviest Deer - $150

Most Points - $100

Widest Rack - $75

Lucky Hunter Drawing - All registration money received; guaranteed minimum $200

 

 

YOUTH PRIZES
Courtesy State Representative Triston Cole

TAXIDERMY SERVICE
Mancelona Chamber of Commerce recommends Grey Wolf Taxidermy. Owner Adam Parkey is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He has contributed many shoulder mounts and gift certificates to the hunters who participate in the Mancelona Buck Pole.  Reach Grey Wolf Taxidermy at 231-238-4512.

 

2018 RESULTS

# Entries - Day 1 = 27

# Entries - Day 2 = 13

GRAND TOTAL 2018 = 40

 

1st Deer Hung - $10 Cash -  Kauska, Rob

Heaviest Deer - $150 Cash - Doherty, Rick (176#, 8 point, 14.5")

Most Points - $100 Cash - Morris, Michael (12 point, 158#, 18.25")

Widest Rack - $75 Cash - Alger, Steve (19", 146#, 9 point)

Lucky Hunter Drawing - $200 - Sizen, Mike 

Youth Hunter - Michigan Flag from State Rep. Triston Cole *and* free shoulder mount courtesy Grey Wolf Taxidermy - Eric Berry

 

PARTICIPATION HUNTERS ONLY RAFFLE
(Hunters had option of purchasing raffle tickets for a chance at the following)

Pine, Steve - Muzzle Loader

Choptaw, Dave - Compound Bow package
Numerous other prizes were awarded to: Rob Castle, Bob McGee, Mike Sizen, Jeff Spires, Hunter Putz, Mark McCool,
Mark Bottrell, Brad Sumerix, Steve Alger, EJ Castle, Scott Callesen, Chuck Delora, Rob Kauska, Paul Grote, Rick Doherty,

Jason Sprik, Jeff Spires, Dan Williams, Adam Larson, Bob Daronco

 

 

BUCK POLE CONTEST RESULTS
winners highlighted in yellow

2018 Mancelona Buck Pole Contest Results 63rd annual
2018HUNTERTIME REGISTEREDLOCATIONWEIGHTPOINTSSPREAD
1   Kauska, Robert 8:19 a.m. Alba 143 7 13.5
2 Howes, Bob 8:30 a.m. Leonard Rd 128 5 13.25
3 Mann, Hailey 8:40 a.m. Cedar River 137 8 12.25
4 Larson, Adam 9:35 a.m. Kalkaska 145 7 16.25
5 Castle, EJ 10:02 a.m. Charlevoix 128 7 14.25
6 McCool, Mark 10:18 a.m. Bellaire 140 8 15.0
7 Bourassa, Ron 10:36 a.m. Sand Lake 145 6 12.5
8 Bottrell, Adam 11:04 a.m. Bellaire 116 8 12.5
9 DeLora, Chuck 12:15 p.m. Alba 105 6 10.25
10 Doherty, Rick 12:28 p.m. Kalkaska 176 8 14.25
11 Alger, Steve 12:34 p.m. Central Lake 146 9 19.0
12 Anger, Mike 2:23 p.m. E Mancelona 128 8 12.25
13 Spires, Jeff 3:15 p.m. Schuss 144 9 15.0
14 Morris, Michael 4:00 p.m. Kalkaska 158 12 18.25
15 Shoptaw, Dave 5:00 p.m. Starvation Lk 133 10 14.0
16 Champion, Kevin 5:50 p.m. Crooked Lk Rd 103 5 12.25
17 Moeke, Braedon 6:30 p.m. Mancelona 125 8 12.75
18 Callesen, Scott 6:33 p.m. Derenzy Rd 135 8 16
19  Angell, Travis 6:48 p.m. Mancelona 119 6 11.5
20 Sumerix, Brad 6:58 p.m. M66 102 8 12.75
21 Castle, Rob 7:06 p.m. Charlevoix 152 8 15.76
22 Gardner, Shane 7:12 p.m. Ellsworth 113 8 13.25
23 Rielly, Jeremy 7:16 p.m. Alba 139 8 11.75
24 Bottrell, Mark 7:21 p.m. Bellaire 122 5 12.25
25 Strunk, Dennis 7:26 p.m. Lake of Woods 132 7 14.25
26 Holton, Dan 7:30 p.m. Clam Lake 111 6 9.5
27 Daronco, Bob 7:57 p.m. Bocook Road 140 8 17.5
28 DAY 2  McGee, Bob 10:11 a.m. County Line 163 5 16.0
29 Putz, Hunter 10:32 a.m. Atwood 133 8 15.75
30 Pine, Steve 11:36 a.m. Doerr Road 110 6 15.75
31 Post, Steve 12:21 p.m. Sand Lake 124 8 13.0
32 Sizen, Mike 1:00 p.m. Bellaire 110 7 14.25
33 Sizen, Mike 1:05 p.m. Bellaire 131 7 15.0
34 Olds, Matt 2:20 p.m. Otsego 111 7 11.5
35 Grote, Paul 3:15 p.m. Custer Twp 140 4 11.25
36 Sprik, Jason 5:02 p.m. Manistee River 130 8 12.75
37 Berry, Eric youth 5:51 p.m. Boyne Falls 128 7 16.0
38 Williams, Dan 6:11 p.m. Alden 104 7 12.5
39 Huotari, Mary 6:18 p.m. Starvation Lake 114 8 13.0
40 MacDonald, Dan 6:23 p.m. Starvation Lake 163 5 18.0