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The Pope & Young Club has named Joe Bell, former Editor of Bow & Arrow Hunting magazine, as the Executive Director of the Pope & Young Club. Joe will lead the operations of the Club in pursuit of its mission. "We are very excited to have Joe on board, leading the club," says Jim Willems...
by Wayne C. van Zwoll B&C Professional Member Distances that test rifles exceed those that test marksmanship-and leave killing to chance. In 1066 the bow and arrow helped the Normans trounce the English. For centuries thereafter the longbow defended that realm and extended its boundaries. Royal...
Vintage photos of giant mule deer with yardsticks nestled in their headgear. Historic score sheets boasting crazy-wide antler spreads--up to 43-4/8 inches for typicals; 49-2/8 inches for non-typicals. Classic accounts of legendary muley hunts. Such memorabilia and tons more are being released from...
Camo giant Realtree has joined a prominent and growing list of sponsors for one of North America's longest-running celebrations of big-game conservation and management--the Boone and Crockett Club 28th Big Game Awards, July 17-20 in Reno, Nev. The triennial event will be held at the Silver Legacy...
The question isn't what did that buck score? The real question is how did that big deer get there in the first place? Telling the story of historic conservation successes is the hallmark of "Boone and Crockett Country," an award-winning television series with a new network, new host and a new...
By Jim Heffelfinger, Professional Member, Boone & Crockett Club Typical whitetail deer scoring 171-2/8 points taken by Curtis R. Theisen in Wisconsin. Hunters in the U.S. and Canada are the driving force behind the most amazing system of wildlife conservation ever developed. Because of its...
Senator Jon Tester, D-Montana, and Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, today introduced legislation--the "Making Public Lands Public Access Act of 2011"--that guarantees funding for improving hunter access to existing public lands. This bi-partisan legislation is supported by the Boone and Crockett Club,...
In a letter to Idaho House Majority Leader, Mike Moyle, Boone and Crockett Club president Ben Wallace extended the Club's support of the Bill he introduced that would strengthen Idaho's "no fly and hunt" law from reading just helicopters to "any aircraft." Moyle introduced House Bill 186 over the...
It is with sadness that the Pope and Young Club shares the news that our founder, Glenn St. Charles, has passed away. Glenn St. Charles, passed away September 19 th at his home in Seattle, Washington, after a short illness. He was 98.
Although the venerable .30-06 and .270 remain among the favorites, Boone and Crockett Club big-game records show that hunters with a .300 Magnum are taking more North American trophies than any other caliber. Surprisingly, the second-most-popular trophy-taker isn’t a firearm—it’s a bow. B&C...

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