A Boone and Crockett Field Guide to Measuring and Judging Big Game
A compact field guide that includes judging big game.
This first-of-its-kind field guide includes detailed instructions on how to score each of the North American big game species recognized by the Club, including numerous illustrations to clearly demonstrate techniques for proper measurement. Also included are techniques for evaluating and field judging the most popular species of North American big game.
As most hunters know field judging big game before you decide to take an animal goes hand-in-hand with knowing how to score an animal. Other important sections of the field guide include:
o General measuring techniques
o Boundaries definitions
o Reproduction of all the score charts
o General policies of the Club's Records Committee
Philip L. Wright, one of the original Official Measurers of the Boone and Crockett Club, served as the Chairman of the Records of North American Big Game from 1987-1994.
William H. Nesbitt is an Official Measurer and a Professional Member of the Boone and Crockett Club.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Measuring and Judging Mule and Blacktail Deer
Measuring and Judging American Roosevelts and Tule Elk 93
Measuring and Judging Moose
Measuring and Judging Sheep
Measuring and Judging Pronghorn
Measuring and Judging Bison 189
abnormal points all-time records book American big game American elk annuli antler points Awards Program base line bighorn Boone and Crockett brow palm buck bull burr c-clamps center line circumference measurements clip-end tape Club's Coues Crockett Club crown points Dall's sheep Field Judging figure final score folding carpenter's rule G-3 point greatest spread horn base horn length hunter hunting inches length measurement length of horn line of measurement longer main beam measurement line ment MINIMUM A Comparison Minimum Entry moose mule deer non-typical normal points North American Big Official Measurer optics outer curve outer side perpendiculars point length projection prong pronghorn rack rear point Records of North riflescope right angle Rocky Mountain goat Roosevelt's and tule Roosevelt's elk score chart skull Smallest Place spotting scope spread credit steel tape surement symmetry deductions taken Tip Spread tip to tip top palm TROPHY ANALYSIS tule elk whitetail deer width World's Record