Boone and crockett club home wildlife conservation. I was obviously way overdue, and looking at 50 year old records from the heyday of mule deer hunting just doesnt really apply any more. Todays deals your gift cards help whole foods registry sell disability customer support. A s a teen, i believed age and quality food sources were the magical ingredients needed to produce a buck with the minimum 170 inches required for entry into the boone and crockett record book. Across all categories of native north american big game the overall trend is even higher with 344 qualifiers in 1977 up to 1,151 in 2007a 234 percent increase. Schoonen has been selected as chief executive officer by the board of directors as part of its new strategic plan. Records for animals killed by muzzleloaders are kept in the longhunter society recordbook put out by the national muzzle loading rifle association. Due to the clubs efforts to promote fair chase hunting and implement game laws and regulations, many big. Fair chase winter 2012 by boone and crockett club issuu. Other 2012 honors for boone and crockett publications include a gold award for best reference book for records of north american big game th edition and a silver award for best cover design for. Cooler conditions in september and optimal weather conditions for the modern gun season in november drove the harvest. All regions of the state were represented with the highest number 3 coming. Its no secret that the number of truly huge whitetails being taken by hunters is on the increase, but the latest numbers released today by the boone and crockett club are absolutely astounding. The 29th awards will be held on july 1416, 2016 in springfield, missouri.
Records of north american whitetail deer, 5th edition boone and. The boone and crockett club was founded in 1887 by theodore roosevelt and a group of his close friends. Records of north american elk by boone and crockett club. Thursday, april 30, 2020 the boone and crockett club announced today that tony a. None of them topped the record books by sitting on a bar stool complaining about the good ol days. The awards, which were presented during the boone and crockett club 28th big game awards, july 1720 20 in reno, nev. Judgment day for the johnny king buck came and went on september 22, and to no avail, as it was classified as a 180 inch record buck in the boone and crockett record book for the second time. The availability of mature, male trophies today that sportsmen and sportswomen are making the boone and crockett record book is a testimony to successful game management. Trophies that meet the awards minimum but not the alltime minimum will be listed in the awards book. A book of the boone and crockett club containing tabulations of whitetail deer of north america as compiled from data in the clubs big game records archives by wm. The boone and crockett club is an american nonprofit organization that advocates fair chase hunting in support of habitat conservation. Johnny king buck will be scored as potential new world.
The club is north americas oldest wildlife and habitat conservation organization, founded in the united states in 1887 by theodore roosevelt. Trophy watch archive january 2012 boone and crockett. All trophies accepted by the boone and crockett clubs big game records program between january 1, 2010, and december 31, 2012, that meet or exceed the clubs entry requirements. Over the past 30 years, qualifying boone and crockett records book entries for american elk have increased 193 percent from a total of 14 in 1977 to 41 in 2007. According to the club, the number of trophy whitetails entered in their record book has jumped 400 percent over the past 30 years. In order to qualify for an award, the rack must be measured by an official measurer for the boone and crockett or pope and young clubs, or by a wildlife biologist, conservation officer or other individual certified by the dnr to measure for the iowa program.
Boone and crockett club records program faq wildlife. Boone and crockett officially announced last friday that a grizzly taken by alaska hunter larry fitzgerald, 35, will enter the record books as the worlds largest grizzly ever taken by a hunter during an elk hunt with hunting buddy justin powell near fairbanks, alaska, last september, the duo came across a set of massive, fresh bear tracks. Theres been no better record keeper of massive bullwinkles than the boone and crockett club, which divides its book into alaskanyukon moose and canada moose. Honors for boone and crockett books and ebooks outdoorhub.
This greatly expanded fifth edition features over 12,400 listings of whitetail deer from the boone and crockett club s records program, dating back from the late 1800s up through december 31, 2011. Between 1980 and 1985, there were 617 trophy whitetails. I found the book at a thrift store and plan to give it to my brotherinlaw, who hunts. She also works with the boone and crockett club to promote their national network of university programs. All record data below obtained through the boone and crockett clubs online trophy search at. For rifle hunters, the most common book is the boone and crockett recordbook. Boone and crockett clubs 27th big game awards book by. Age, quality habitat, and genetics are the three biological factors that it takes to produce a record book animal, said keith balfourd, boone and crocketts director of marketing. The club was named in honor of hunterheroes of the day, daniel boone and davy crockett, whom the clubs founders. Top 5 typical coues deer in the boone and crockett recordbook. Click on the image above to go directly to the boone and crockett club web site. Brbfth share 0 share on facebook tweet tweet on twitter pin it 0.
Fair chase fall 2012 by boone and crockett club issuu. There is no charge for measuring or submitting entries for the iowa record book. Stewart provides research administration and program coordination for the boone and crockett quantitative wildlife center. The first step was record book data from the boone and crockett club. Records of north american whitetail deer is the definitive record book of wild, freeranging trophy whitetail deer in north america. If anyone is interested in booking a guide with mike let me know. In response to public interest generated by the clubs national collection of heads and horns in the 1920s, and increased hunting by the general public, the club established. Hardcover edition of the 8th edition of the big game record book. The 42 entries came from 35 of kentuckys 120 counties.
Jack reneau, director of big game records, provided the information i needed and. The definitive book of wild, freeranging trophy whitetail deer in. However it is an indication over many, many years of what areas of the state trophy bucks come from. He is living in hawaii and is an awesome fishing guide.
Boone and crocketts latest records book now in paperback. Last year, avid hunter mike gallo harvested the recordbreaking pronghorn in socorro county, n. The most complete book of trophy records and info on americas favorite game species is now available in its fifth edition from the worlds. There are numerous recordbooks that accumulate records on coues whitetail. The boone and crockett club maintains the records of native north american big game as a vital conservation record in assessing the success of wildlife management programs. The independent publisher book awards and pubwest book design awards are hailing boone and crockett publications for excellence in 2012. Texas boone and crockett record book texas hunting forum. Awards program judges panels are assembled once every three years following the close of one of the clubs triennial awards programs. It had been a while since i last picked up a boone and crockett record book, as my last edition was dated 1996 records of north american elk and mule deer, 2nd edition. Boone and crockett club minimum entry scores wildlife. This scan shows a trophy deer and includes some measurements of other mounts. Likely the biggest pure kentucky 8pointer ever measured. All of the bucks that weve guided to will have our watermark stamped on the photo. With arizonas elk and antelope application period now open, the western application season is upon us.
The most complete book of trophy records and info on americas favorite game species is now available in its fifth edition from the worlds foremost authority on native north american big game records keeping. Indiana boone and crockett scorers hunting indiana. The official record book for new york states biggest and best whitetails, as well as, new york state trophy bear records. The racks 21 68inch inside spread certainly helps to show off its unique character. The final score of a potential boone and crockett worlds record must be verified by either an awards program judges panel or a special judges panel before it is declared a new worlds record. For archery hunters, there is the pope and young book. Michigan listed 16th for boone and crockett north american. Records of north american whitetail deer, 5th edition. People boone and crockett quantitative wildlife center. Boone and crockett buck 59 matching articles field and. Long considered the book of big game records, boone and crockett clubs newest edition of records of north american big game is the. Boone and crockett recognizes new grizzly world record. This story is featured in montana outdoors september october 2012 issue. Earlier this year, the boone and crockett club, the record bookkeeper for north american big game firearm kills, announced a 400 percent jump in listed trophy whitetails in the past three decades.
Ontario, may president boone and crockett club 2731, 2012. January had the second highest harvest on record at 2,895, mostly due to warmer than usual weather. Records of north american elk first edition a book of the boone and crockett club containing tabulations of american elk, roosevelts elk, and tule elk of. The changes are targeted to accomplish the organizations mission more effectively and efficiently with a new, modernized structure that consists of four divisions. Entry into the new york state record book requires that three basic criteria be. He was just a special deer, and very much a result of patience in both management and hunting. Kentucky whitetailed deer report 2012 7 kentucky department of fish and wildlife resources boone and crockett entries a total of 42 record book entries 31 typical and 11 nontypical were submitted in 2012.
Though this bull will not make the record book, the official score sheet will be kept on file by the boone and crockett club. Boone and crockett will score king buck as potential new world. In reality, there is no guarantee a buck will actually produce a boone and crockett rack. Many of the 90 inch bucks taken are never entered into an official record book, but we feel the bucks should be recognized. The 1932 book, and its 1939 successor, were richly illustrated by boone and crockett club member and artist carl rungius, and contained 27 and 28 game categories, respectively. Decembers harvest was the fifth highest record harvest with 11,839. These are some of the highest honors in publishing but the. Top 5 typical coues deer in the boone and crockett recordbook photos reproduced courtesy of the boone and crockett club, 250 station dr. From this recording period, some interesting big game trends have occurred during the past three year period.152 224 1488 1103 399 1230 926 511 1135 1073 1092 698 1479 1564 665 399 507 1584 527 1373 828 247 1140 424 450 1352 1164 1052 232 62 208 535 1524 424 104 897 1094 1260 945 958 607 327 1442 119 31 1095 614 1214 235