Doug burris, jr., began hunting colorado's dolores county area in 1969. Minimum entry scores for north american big game this chart lists the minimum entry scores for all native north american big game animals recognized by the boone and crockett club.
A flexible steel cable can be used to measure points and main beams only.) enter fractional figures in eighths, without reduction.
How to score a mule deer boone and crockett. How to score a mule deer boone and crockett. Our intention is to provide you with an easy method to green score your animal. Nonetheless, a high scoring mule deer is always an achievement and would be icing to any mule deer hunt.
Boone & crockett measures animals taken with a firearm and the minimum is 170 inches. Some of today’s most respected mule deer experts—guy eastman, jim heffelfinger, miles moretti, ryan hatfield, and wayne van zwoll—collaborated with the boone and crockett club on its newest book, a mule deer. In order for a trophy to be entered in the boone and crockett club awards program, it.
Under the boone and crockett club’s scoring system, the gross score for a typical mule deer is the sum total of measurements of his inside spread, length of his main beams, length of points, and eight mass or circumference measurements. Boone and crockett club® instructions for measuring typical mule and blacktail deer all measurements must be made with a 1/4‑inch wide flexible steel tape to the nearest one‑eighth of an inch. The world's record typical mule deer is one of only a few bucks with main beams measuring at or near 30 inches on each side.
Because a mule deer’s average ear width is 20 inches you can use the ears to estimate inside spread and hence main beam length. On his first three hunts, he took three nice mule deer bucks ( odocoileus hemionus hemionus ) that any hunter would be proud to hang over their mantle. All scored entries must be scored by a certified tbga scorer or an official boone and crockett scorer.
If the score you come up with is close to or above the minimum score for that category and you want to enter it in boone and crockett's records book, we can provide you with a list of official measurers for your area. George is a boone and crockett club official scorer and has served as chairman of judges for the 1986 awards, as judge for 1983 and 1998 awards and. Boone and crockett club® instructions for measuring typical mule and blacktail deer all measurements must be made with a 1/4‑inch wide flexible steel tape to the nearest one‑eighth of an inch.