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Steve Felix's Newly Crowned World Record Typical American Elk Receives Coveted Ishi Award | 4/25/2017
Steve Felix of Seeley Lake, Montana has been awarded the coveted Pope and Young Club’s Ishi' Award. This is the highest honor the Pope and Young Club can bestow upon a bowhunter. ... »
 

New World Record Animals And Historic Moments Highlighted The Pope And Young Club 30th Biennial Convention | 4/18/2017
A stunning location, informative seminars, breath-taking mounts, new World Records and historic moments were the hallmarks for this P&Y gathering.... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Typical Mule Deer During First-Ever Special Panel | 4/13/2017
Pope and Young Club Records Chairman, Ed Fanchin, called for the Special Panel to measure a potential World Record typical mule deer taken by Frank Cheeney of Pioche, Nevada in August of 2016. ... »
 

Public-Land Transfer Spells Trouble For Sportsmen | 2/21/2017
Most sportsmen are aware of it by now — our federally protected public lands are in serious jeopardy as politicians push for legislation to transfer these lands into the hands of individual states.... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Announces A Potential New World's Record Desert Bighorn | 2/14/2017
On November 21, 2016, Tony Loop of Appling, Georgia closed within 30 yards above the largest ram he had ever seen. The time seemed to stand still. Finally, the arrow found its mark... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Announces A Potential New World's Record American Elk | 2/10/2017
This American elk has an initial entry score that could surpass the existing World's Record by over 17 inches.... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Announces A Potential New World's Record Non-Typical Coues Deer | 1/27/2017
Terry Edwards' Coues deer has an initial entry score that could shatter the existing Non-Typical Coues deer World's Record. Its initial entry score of 141 5/8 is still subject to Panel Judging verification.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Appoints Merritt Compton as New Conservation Chair | 12/1/2016
Merritt Compton of Trumansburg, New York, has been named Conservation Chairman of the Pope and Young Club. Merritt succeeds Denny Ballard as the Pope and Young Club’s Conservation Chairman.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Offers Free Outdoor Edge Outfitter Pack With New Lifetime Memberships | 10/25/2016
The Pope and Young Club offers a free Outfitter Pack from Outdoor Edge with every new Lifetime Membership.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Offers Sitka Jetstream Vest With Donation To The Pope And Young Club Trust Fund | 9/16/2016
The Pope and Young Club offers a free customized Sitka Jetstream Vest with a tax deductible donation of $250 or more to the Pope and Young Club Trust Fund.... »
 

Glenn Hisey Retires From The Pope and Young Club After 35 Years | 8/3/2016
On April 4, 2016, Glenn Hisey retired from his positions of Executive Secretary and Director of Records for the Pope and Young Club. Glenn has served the Pope and Young Club in various capacities since he became an Official Measurer in 1981.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club To Offer FREE Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite Knife For All 4-year General And Supporting Memberships | 8/3/2016
The $150, 4-year Membership with the Pope and Young Club is a fundamental demonstration of support for the protection of our bowhunting heritage and the promotion of ethical, fair-chase bowhunting.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Continues Support for National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF) projects | 5/6/2016
The Pope and Young Club Conservation, Education and Outreach fund recently awarded a grant to the National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF). The grant will be used to develop Field Day Signage Kits that assist with instructor training and... »
 

The Pope and Young Club continues support of the Jack Creek Preserve Foundation | 5/6/2016
The Pope and Young Club was instrumental in funding the construction of The Jack Creek Preserve Outdoor Education Center, which now serves as the educational nucleus of the preserve’s activities. More recently, the Pope and Young Club helped fund... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Approves Gross Score as Supplemental Data | 3/25/2016
Earlier this year, a group of Pope and Young members filed a petition to add gross score to the Club's Records Program as supplemental data. The petition had the required 10-percent membership support, which forced an official vote on the rule.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Helps Fund the National Conservation Leadership Institute (NCLI) | 3/25/2016
The Pope and Young Club Conservation, Education and Outreach fund has awarded a grant to the National Conservation Leadership Institute (NCLI). The grant will help support the mission and continued success of NCLI. ... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Renews Support For The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation | 2/23/2016
For over a decade the Pope and Young Club has supported the mission and legislative efforts of The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation on behalf of bowhunters and Pope and Young Club members. ... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Helps Fund New Chapters of Farmers And Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) | 2/22/2016
The Pope and Young Club Conservation, Education and Outreach fund has awarded a grant to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH). The grant will fund the startup of 5 new FHFH chapters with materials and processing.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces Potential New World's Record Shiras Moose | 2/15/2016
In the early afternoon of October 8th, 2015, Bobby Hebert of Golden, Colorado, found himself a mere 9 yards away from an incredible Shiras bull moose.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club helps protect bighorn sheep | 1/27/2016
The Pope and Young Club Conservation, Education and Outreach Fund awarded a grant to National Wildlife Federations Howe Peak and Deadman Domestic Sheep Allotment Retirements.... »
 

Discount for active-duty members of the U.S. armed services | 11/10/2015
To show our support for the brave servicemen and women serving our nation, the Pope & Young Club proudly announces a discounted membership for all active-duty and National Guard members of the U.S. armed services.... »
 

One of the most influential bowhunters of our time passes into legend. | 10/6/2015
There will be a memorial service for Jim Dougherty at 10am on October 16th at the LDS chapel at 12142 E. 7th, Tulsa, Ok.... »
 

Legandary bowhunter, Jim Dougherty passes away | 10/2/2015
It is with heavy hearts, that we say goodbye to a bowhunting legend. Pope & Young Clubs Past President, Jim Dougherty, passed away on September 21, 2015. Our deepest sympathies to his wife, Sue, all of his family, and friends.... »
 

Pope & Young introduces the First Edition of Bowhunting Records of Velvet North American Big Game | 9/2/2015
The Pope & Young Club has published the very first Bowhunting Records of Velvet North American Big Game. Published in 2015, this book contains all velvet entered animals prior to January 1, 2015.... »
 

The Pope & Young Club provides whitetail statistical summary to all state Fish & Game departments | 8/28/2015
The Pope & Young Club recently sent a complimentary copy of the Bowhunting Records of North American Whitetail Deer, 4th Edition and the 29th Recording Period Statistical Summary to all state Fish & Game departments across the United States.... »
 

The Pope & Young Club announces S3DA/P&Y Clear Path initiative | 8/13/2015
The S3DA/P&Y Clear Path Initiative is a combined effort between Scholastic 3D Archery and The Pope & Young Club to help students and their family members transition from introductory archery to a lifetime of ethical, Fair Chase bowhunting.... »
 

Pope & Young Club Position Statement on Captive Cervids | 10/10/2014
In April of 2014, the Pope & Young Club released their position statement on captive cervids in response to a story written by Ryan Sabalow and published by the Indianapolis Star.... »
 

Lighted Nocks will be Acceptable | 5/23/2014
Lighted Nocks will be Acceptable... »
 

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POPE & YOUNG CLUB NEWS | View All

 Steve Felix's Newly Crowned World Record Typical American Elk Receives Coveted Ishi Award
Steve Felix of Seeley Lake, Montana has been awarded the coveted Pope and Young Club’s Ishi' Award. This is the highest honor the Pope and Young Club can bestow upon a bowhunter.
4/25/2017... »

 New World Record Animals And Historic Moments Highlighted The Pope And Young Club 30th Biennial Convention
A stunning location, informative seminars, breath-taking mounts, new World Records and historic moments were the hallmarks for this P&Y gathering.
4/18/2017... »

 Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Typical Mule Deer During First-Ever Special Panel
Pope and Young Club Records Chairman, Ed Fanchin, called for the Special Panel to measure a potential World Record typical mule deer taken by Frank Cheeney of Pioche, Nevada in August of 2016.
4/13/2017... »

 Public-Land Transfer Spells Trouble For Sportsmen
Most sportsmen are aware of it by now — our federally protected public lands are in serious jeopardy as politicians push for legislation to transfer these lands into the hands of individual states.
2/21/2017... »
PHOTO-OF-THE-WEEK | View All
John L. Willcut
Flathead County, Montana
4/13/2017 - 4/19/2017



Testimonials | View All
"FeraDyne Outdoors is very excited about our partnership with the Pope and Young Club, We are extremely proud to support such a great organization, personally and as a company. We want to help protect and support the sport of bowhunting, and the ethical pursuit of the animals which we all love."
Jon Syverson, V.P. of Sales & Marketing for FeraDyne Outdoors
"Conservation and preserving the tradition of bowhunting is so important to Mathews and those who choose Mathews on their fair chase hunts. Weve always supported the Pope and Young Clubs effort to ensure our heritage continues for future generations and we are excited to formally recognize this support. We applaud the Pope and Young Club for standing up as advocates for the sport we all love so much."
Joel Maxfield, V.P. of Marketing at Mathews Archery

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