December 1, 2022

Larry Benoit, ‘Babe Ruth for Hunters,’ Is Dead at 89

Larry Benoit, who tracked whitetail deer through the snowy woods of northern New England and southern Canada for more than seven decades, shooting at least 200 of the biggest and most prized specimens, known as trophy bucks, while becoming one of the nation’s most revered deer hunters, died on Oct. 8 at his home in Duxbury, Vt. He was 89. <<<Read the Rest>>>


Larry Benoit, Hunter of Big Bucks, Dies in Vt.

Larry Benoit, a deer hunter who helped spawn a revival of the art of tracking and created an empire of books, videos and seminars, has died. He was 89.

Benoit, whose given name was Lanyard, died Tuesday at his home in Duxbury at 89. The cause of death was not released, but his son Shane said his father’s health had been declining.

In the past 40 years, the name Benoit has become synonymous with deer hunting and the bagging of huge bucks, many weighing more than 200 pounds. During a lifetime of hunting, his family estimated, Benoit shot at least 200 bucks.<<<Read the Rest>>>