Official Scoring Manual Offered by Boone and Crockett Club
MISSOULA, Mont.— -(AmmoLand.com)- From whitetails to walruses, all 38 categories of North American big game are featured in the official scoring manual of the Boone and Crockett Club. A newly updated edition is now available to the public.
“Measuring and Scoring North American Big Game Trophies” is a third-edition paperback with 176 pages, how-to procedures, score sheets and dozens of illustrations. Regular price is $29.95 (B&C members receive a discount). Order at www.boone-crockett.org or call 888-840-4868.
“This is the official manual used by our certified measurers. It’s the definitive source for anyone who is learning or using the Boone and Crockett Club’s historic scoring system,” said Julie Houk, director of publications for the Club.
Boone and Crockett developed its scoring system to measure the success of conservation and management programs across North America. Official data dates back to 1830.
The new edition includes chapters on Club policies related to fair chase, score shopping, party and proxy hunting, damaged and/or repaired trophies, escape-proof fencing, trophy entry procedures and many other trophy-related subjects.
Authors include Dr. Philip L. Wright, William H. Nesbitt, Dr. C. Randall Byers, Eldon L. “Buck” Buckner and Jack Reneau with input from the Club’s 1,100 official measurers.
About the Boone and Crockett Club
Founded by Theodore Roosevelt in 1887, the Boone and Crockett Club promotes guardianship and visionary management of big game and associated wildlife in North America. The Club maintains the highest standards of fair-chase sportsmanship and habitat stewardship, and is the universally recognized keeper of the records of native North American big game. Member accomplishments include protecting Yellowstone and establishing Glacier and Denali national parks, founding the National Forest Service, National Park Service and National Wildlife Refuge System, fostering the Pittman-Robertson and Lacey Acts, creating the Federal Duck Stamp program, and developing the cornerstones of modern game laws. The Boone and Crockett Club is headquartered in Missoula, Mont. For details, visit www.booneandcrockettclub.com.