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ALASKA BROWN BEAR
Year Taken:
2018
Location: Alex River, AK
Score: 29 4/16
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BLACK BEAR
Year Taken:
1993
Location: Mendocino County, CA
Score: 23 3/16
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GRIZZLY BEAR
Year Taken:
2009
Location: UNALAKLEET, AK
Score: 27 1/16
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POLAR BEAR
Year Taken:
2008
Location: CAPE BROWN, NT
Score: 26 10/16
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BISON
Year Taken:
2002
Location: COCONINO COUNTY, AZ
Score: 129 6/8
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BARREN GROUND CARIBOU
Year Taken:
1984
Location: LAKE CLARK, AK
Score: 448 6/8
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CENTRAL CANADA BARREN GROUND CARIBOU
Year Taken:
1994
Location: HUMPY LAKE, NT
Score: 420 6/8
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MOUNTAIN CARIBOU
Year Taken:
2004
Location: FIRE LAKE, YT
Score: 416 4/8
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QUEBEC/LABRADOR CARIBOU
Year Taken:
1984
Location: TUNULIK RIVER, QUE
Score: 434 0/8
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WOODLAND CARIBOU
Year Taken:
2013
Location: Middle Ridge, NFL
Score: 375 0/8
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COUGAR
Year Taken:
1993
Location: PARK COUNTY, WY
Score: 16 1/16
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COLUMBIAN BLACKTAIL DEER (Typical)
Year Taken:
1969
Location: MARION COUNTY, OR
Score: 172 2/8
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COLUMBIAN BLACKTAIL DEER (Non-Typical)
Year Taken:
1988
Location: JACKSON COUNTY, OR
Score: 194 4/8
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SITKA BLACKTAIL DEER
Year Taken:
1987
Location: PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND, AK
Score: 116 3/8
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COUES' DEER (Typical)
Year Taken:
2001
Location: Santa Cruz County, AZ
Score: 130 1/8
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COUES' DEER (NON-TYPICAL)
Year Taken:
2017
Location: Greenlee County, AZ
Score: 139 2/8
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MULE DEER (Typical)
Year Taken:
2016
Location: Lincoln, NV
Score: 205 6/8
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MULE DEER (NON-TYPICAL)
Year Taken:
208
Location: Arm River, SAS
Score: 291 5/8
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WHITETAIL DEER (Typical)
Year Taken:
1965
Location: PEORIA COUNTY, IL
Score: 204 4/8
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WHITETAIL DEER (Non-Typical)
Year Taken:
2000
Location: GREENE COUNTY, OH
Score: 294 0/8
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ROOSEVELT'S ELK
Year Taken:
2011
Location: HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CA
Score: 398 1/8
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AMERICAN ELK (Typical)
Year Taken:
2016
Location: Powder River, MT
Score: 430 0/8
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TULE ELK
Year Taken:
2010
Location: SOLANO COUNTY, CA
Score: 320 7/8
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AMERICAN ELK (Non-Typical)
Year Taken:
2003
Location: COCONINO COUNTY, AZ
Score: 442 0/8
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ALASKA/YUKON MOOSE
Year Taken:
2008
Location: EARN LAKE, YT
Score: 249 1/8
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CANADA MOOSE
Year Taken:
1988
Location: CAP-CHAT, QUE
Score: 222 1/8
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SHIRAS' MOOSE
Year Taken:
2015
Location: Park County, CO
Score: 192 0/8
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MUSKOX
Year Taken:
1996
Location: COPPERMINE, NT
Score: 127 2/8
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MUSKOX
Year Taken:
1998
Location: COPPERMINE, NT
Score: 127 2/8
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PRONGHORN ANTELOPE
Year Taken:
1995
Location: YAVAPAI COUNTY, AZ
Score: 91 4/8
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ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT
Year Taken:
2006
Location: KALUM LAKE, BC
Score: 53 0/8
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BIGHORN SHEEP
Year Taken:
2018
Location: Pennington County, SD
Score: 209 1/8
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DALL'S SHEEP
Year Taken:
2012
Location: OGILVIE MTNS., YT
Score: 174 0/8
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DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP
Year Taken:
2015
Location: Maricopa County, AZ
Score: 186 4/8
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STONE'S SHEEP
Year Taken:
2011
Location: GATHTO CREEK, BC
Score: 179 4/8
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The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Gearhead Archery through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Made in America, Gearhead Archery is a Wisconsin based archery equipment company committed to designing and building the most rugged compound bows with innovative features for extreme hunting and shooting conditions.
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 Pope and Young Club Names New World Record Rocky Mountain Goat During Special Panel
On Saturday, February 15th, the Pope and Young Club convened a Special Panel of Judges in Chatfield, Minnesota, for a potential P&Y World Record Rocky Mountain Goat. Rosey Roselands' goat scored 53 2/8" and is now the largest bow-harvested Rocky Mountain Goat in North America.
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 Pope and Young Club Names New World Record Black Bear During Special Panel
On Saturday, February 8th, the Pope and Young Club convened a Special Panel of Judges in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during the Great American Outdoors Show, for a potential P&Y World Record Black Bear. Jeff Melillos' massive bear scored 23 5/16 and is now the largest bow-harvested black bear in North America.
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 Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Conservation Hunt Drawing
Pope and Young is proud to announce our 2020 Conservation Hunt drawing. This years hunt is a 10-day ALL-INCLUSIVE Canadian Safari from Savage Encounters. The winner will receive, hunt, and all five tags - Moose, Whitetail, Mule Deer, Black Bear, and Wolf. Lodge accommodations or cabin and one-on-one guide.
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