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Kryptek Renews Support for the Pope and Young Club | 8/12/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the renewal of support from Kryptek through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Kryptek products are continuously tested and proven in austere combat environments and extreme hunting conditions, with the end goal of providing products to outdoor adventurers who demand the highest quality and overall performance in their gear.... »
 

Pope and Young Announces Past Edition Record Book Sale | 8/10/2020
The Pope and Young Club announces the sale of older edition record books. This is an excellent opportunity to complete your bowhunting record book library! All older edition record books and statistical summaries are now on sale for an incredibly low cost of $10 each.... »
 

Hoyt Archery Continues Support for the Pope and Young Club | 8/7/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Hoyt Archery through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Hoyt continues their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces Entry Fee Increase Effective November 1, 2020 | 8/5/2020
The Pope and Young Club has recently conducted an analysis of its trophy entry fee cost based on historical data and today's actual cost of processing entries by staff. While reviewing historical information, we learned that the Club had raised entry fees, on average, every 11-12 years.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces Position Statement on Cellular Trail Cameras | 7/31/2020
The Pope and Young Club, historically, has not viewed the use of trail cameras as a violation of the Rules of Fair Chase. With the invention of wireless trail cameras and other devices that can send real-time data to a hunter, all hunters need to consider how the use of these devices may affect fair-chase. While the use of a wireless trail camera is not automatically a violation of the Rules... »
 

FeraDyne Outdoors Continues Support for the Pope and Young Club | 7/28/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of FeraDyne Outdoors through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. FeraDyne has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

Pope and Young Announces Policy Change to Velvet Entries | 7/23/2020
The Pope and Young Club is excited to announce a significant shift in policy on how the Club will address velvet antlered animals submitted for all-time entry into the Club's Records Program. While the Club has accepted all species of velvet antlered animals since 1999, these trophies were never eligible for awards (top three animals in each recording period).... »
 

KUIU Continues Support for The Pope and Young Club | 7/21/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of KUIU through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their continued support shows that KUIU has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair chase ethics.... »
 

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 Pope and Young Club to Celebrate Grand Re-Opening of the P&Y/Glenn St. Charles Museum of Bowhunting During Chatfield Western Days | 7/16/2020
The Pope and Young will be celebrating the grand re-opening of the P&Y/Glenn St. Charles Museum of Bowhunting in conjunction with Chatfield's Western Days celebration, Aug. 7th, and 8th, from 8 am to 5 pm. Western Days is an annual celebration for the town that is home to the headquarters of the Pope and Young Club. 2020 marks the 53rd year of the celebration, which started in 1967.... »
 

Lumenok Continues Support for the Pope and Young Club | 7/14/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Lumenok through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Through this partnership, Lumenok continues to show their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

3Rivers Archery Renews Support for The Pope and Young Club | 7/7/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of 3Rivers Archery through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. 3Rvers Archery is the world's largest traditional archery supplier. Their continued support of P&Y shows a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

YETI Continues Support for The Pope and Young Club | 6/23/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of YETI through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their steadfast support of conservation organizations across North America, shows that YETI has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

Pope and Young Club World Record Course, A Big Hit at Idaho/Montana Mountain Archery Fest Event | 6/18/2020
The Pope and Young Club and Mountain Archery Festival's P&Y World Record Course created a buzz at the recent MAF shoot at Lookout Mountain in Idaho and Montana. This is a unique course that you will find only at Mountain Archery Fest events. Dont miss your chance to shoot the P&Y World Record Course at Eagle Point in Beaver, Utah June 26-28 or at Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colorado July 17-19.... »
 

SITKA Gear Continues Support for The Pope and Young Club | 6/16/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of SITKA Gear. SITKA has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase, ethical bowhunting. SITKA believes that the future of hunting is more than just the future of their company.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Urges Lawmakers to Continue Support for the Great American Outdoors Act | 6/9/2020
The Pope and Young Club recently joined other conservation organizations urging lawmakers to continue their support for the "Great American Outdoors Act." The bill, which is the most important conservation legislation to receive an up-or-down vote in decades, would expand access for hunters and anglers, invest in critical wildlife habitat and public lands, and strengthen... »
 

The third book in the Traditional Journey series, "The Traditional Journey Lives On," is now available from Pope and Young | 6/5/2020
"The Traditional Journey Lives On," is the third in a series of books chronicling the foundations and spirit of hunting with the bow and arrow. The 3-book series includes The Traditional Journey, The Traditional Journey Continues, and The Traditional Journey Lives On. All three books are available from the Pope and Young Club.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Hoyt Bow Membership Drive | 6/3/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the 2020 P&Y/Hoyt Bow Membership Drive. All new P&Y members who sign up in 2020, will automatically be entered for a chance to win their choice of a Hoyt RX-4 Alpha compound, or a Satori recurve. This membership drive would not be possible without the steadfast support from our Corporate Partner, Hoyt Archery... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces KIRSCH as Clubs Newest Corporate Partner | 5/20/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Kirsch Targets through the Clubs Corporate Partner Program. KIRSCH believes in supporting opportunities for all experience levels to enjoy our wilderness. By providing the most fun 3-D targets, KIRSCH has elevated the quality of the archers shooting experiences.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 GEAR-UP Drawing | 5/11/2020
Pope and Young is proud to announce our 2020 GEAR-UP Drawing. With 12 different packages and nearly $10,000 worth of bowhunting products, this "Gear" drawing represents most of the P&Y Corporate Partners who have stepped up to protect and defend our bowhunting heritage.... »
 

Pope and Young and NBEF Encourage Completion of Online Bowhunter Education Course | 4/29/2020
Pope and Young Club encourages bowhunters to take advantage of the shut-down to complete NBEF's online bowhunter education course. If you are social distancing or sheltering in place but want to be ready to hit the woods, these courses fulfill the state requirements obtaining a bowhunting license.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces Position Statement on Wildlife Ballot Initiatives | 4/24/2020
The Pope and Young Club adamantly opposes wildlife management decisions resulting from ballot initiatives that undermine the tenets of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces Temporary Closure of Club Offices | 3/31/2020
On March 30th, the Pope and Young Club closed their National Headquarters located in Chatfield, Minnesota, until April 10th. The decision to temporarily close the P&Y Office is in accordance with precautions prescribed by the CDC and government officials. The closure is intended to protect our members, the staff of Pope and Young, and the local community.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces Cancellation of Virginia Convention | 3/16/2020
On March 15,th the Virginia Governor placed a statewide ban on all gatherings of 100 people or more, amid a rise in coronavirus cases. Therefore, the 2020 Convention scheduled for March 26-28, 2020 in Chantilly, Virginia is cancelled. The cancellation is part of a national effort to ensure the health and wellness of the public as we fight to prevent the spread of COVID-19.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Conservation Hunt Drawing | 3/14/2020
Pope and Young is proud to announce our 2020 Conservation Hunt Drawing. This year's 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. One on one guide and hunt transportation. This is an incredible opportunity to hunt 5 Canadian species and help... »
 

"The Traditional Journey Lives On," available from the Pope and Young Club | 3/10/2020
"The Traditional Journey Lives On," the third in a series of books chronicling the foundations and spirit of hunting with the bow and arrow. The book is an easy-reading collection of stories, about how hunting with the bow and arrow can and does, positively impact our lives.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces State Wraps as Clubs Newest Corporate Partner | 3/4/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of State Wraps through the Clubs Corporate Partner Program. State Wraps is a creative printing service dedicated to the archers and bowhunters of America based in Colorado.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Election Results | 3/3/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the results of the 2020 Board of Directors election. The Club would like to congratulate those individuals who were elected and sincerely thank all members who stepped forward to serve on the Board of Directors.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces Gearhead Archery as Club's Newest Corporate Partner | 2/19/2020
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.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Names New World Record Rocky Mountain Goat During Special Panel | 2/18/2020
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.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Names New World Record Black Bear During Special Panel | 2/13/2020
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.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces Junior Outdoors Program | 1/30/2020
In an effort to increase youth involvement in the Pope and Young Club, P&Y has developed the Junior Youth program. This program offers every P&Y youth member a chance at one of three hunts; Texas whitetail hunt - donated by Barnes Keith Ranch, Texas hog hunt - donated by Kyle Hudgins or a Kansas Turkey hunt and bass fishing - donated by Dirk Dietrich.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Partners with HHAUSA | 1/17/2020
The Pope and Young Club recently partnered with HHA USA to bring the archery and veteran communities together. HHAUSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization serving veterans and active-duty members of the United States Armed Forces... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces Mountain Archery Fest as Club's Newest Corporate Partner | 1/17/2020
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Mountain Archery Fest through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Mountain Archery Fest (MAF) is a 3-D festival designed with both the recreational and competitive archer in mind. MAF welcomes every discipline of Archery for every age, ability, and, most importantly, families.... »
 

Pope and Young Announces Remi Warren as 2020 Convention Featured Speaker | 12/16/2019
Pope and Young Club is proud to announce Remi Warren as the featured speaker for the annual convention in Chantilly, Virginia, March 26-28. Remi has worked as a hunting guide, outfitter, outdoor writer, photographer, videographer, and TV personality.... »
 

Pope and Young Announces Nick Hoffman as 2020 Convention Keynote Speaker | 12/4/2019
Pope and Young Club is proud to announce Nick Hoffman as the keynote speaker for the annual convention in Chantilly, Virginia, March 26-28.... »
 

Stone Glacier Stands Up for Bowhunting Through The Pope and Young Club's Corporate Partner Program | 11/15/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Stone Glacier through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Stone Glacier pride themselves on supplying hunters with the lightest, most durable packs and gear using only the toughest technical materials available.... »
 

Pope and Young Announces 2020 Convention In Chantilly, Virginia | 10/1/2019
Pope and Young Club is gearing up for the annual convention in Chantilly, Virginia March 26th-28th. The Pope and Young Club convention will feature the Bass Pro/Cabela's "Trophy Tower," the largest display of World Record, North American bow harvested, big-game animals ever assembled. The finest outfitters from around the globe, bows, gear, art and historic bowhunting items.... »
 

HHA Sports, Inc. Continues Support For The Pope and Young Club | 9/23/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of HHA Sports, Inc. through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their continued support shows that HHA has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

YETI Contines Support For The Pope and Young Club | 9/11/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of YETI through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their continued support shows that YETI has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

Lancaster Archery Supply Renews Support For The Pope and Young Club | 9/4/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce that Lancaster Archery Supply has renewed their support through our Corporate Partner Program. Lancaster has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritageand fair-chase ethics.... »
 

SITKA Gear Continues Support For The Pope and Young Club | 8/23/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of SITKA Gear. Sitka has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase, ethical bowhunting.... »
 

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's Continues Support For The Pope and Young Club | 8/13/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their continued support shows that Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's have a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

FeraDyne Outdoors Renews Support For The Pope and Young Club | 7/30/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of FeraDyne Outdoors through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. FeraDyne has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

Hoyt Archery Continues Support For the Pope and Young Club | 7/24/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Hoyt Archery through their Corporate Partner Program. Hoyt continues their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Now Accepting Electronic Trophy Entries | 7/16/2019
The Pope and Young Clubannounces all trophy entries are now being accepted electronically via email to Lisa@pope-young.org or records@pope-young.org. In addition, entries are also accepted via fax to 507-607-0668.... »
 

Kenetrek Boots Renews Support For the Pope and Young Club | 7/11/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Kenetrek Boots through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Kenetrek designs and builds boots that perform on every brutal terrain conceivable. Kenetrek has stepped forward to show their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

3Rivers Archery Renews Support For The Pope and Young Club | 7/2/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of 3Rivers Archery through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their continued support shows that 3Rivers has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair chase ethics.... »
 

Lumenok Continues Support For the Pope and Young Club | 6/26/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Lumenok through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Through this partnership, Lumenok continues to show their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Presents The 2019 Lee Gladfelter Award To Mississippi State University's Dr. Bronson Strickland | 6/18/2019
The Pope & Young Club's Lee Gladfelter Award recognizes a wildlife professional who has made a significant contribution to bowhunting and wildlife conservation. At the Club's 31st Biennial Convention in Omaha, Nebraska, Mississippi State University's Dr. Bronson Strickland received the award.... »
 

Pat Lefemine & Charlie Rehor Of Bowsite Raise Almost $30,000 For The Pope and Young Club Conservation Fund. | 6/4/2019
A special thanks goes out to Bowsite's, Pat Lefemine and Charlie Rehor, plus all the Bowsiters who attended the website's Meet and Greet during the P&Y Convention on Friday, April 12th. The Bowsite Meet and Greet instigated the raising of almost $30,000 earmarked for the Pope and Young Club's Conservation Fund.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Names M.R. James First Recipient Of The Glenn St. Charles Outstanding Member Award | 5/30/2019
During the recent Pope and Young convention held in Omaha, Nebraska, M.R. James was presented with the inaugural Glenn St. Charles Outstanding Member Award. Since 1971, M.R. has worked tirelessly promoting the Pope and Young Club and encouraging bowhunters to get involved.... »
 

The Pope And Young Club presents the 2019 Stewardship Award to the Kansas Bowhunters Association | 5/14/2019
During the Pope and Young Club's 31st Biennial Convention held in Omaha, Nebraska, the Club's Stewardship award was presented to the Kansas Bowhunters Association. This prestigious award is given to a bowhunter or bowhunting organization that has conveyed a positive, good-citizen image to the hunting and non-hunting public.... »
 

Wisconsin Bowhunters Association Receives 2019 Pope And Young Club Conservation Award | 5/8/2019
During the Pope & Young Club's 31st Biennial Convention in Omaha, Nebraska, the Club's 2019 P&Y Conservation Award was presented to the Wisconsin Bowhunters Association.... »
 

Vanguard Stands Up For Bowhunting Through The Pope and Young Club's Corporate Partner Program | 5/6/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Vanguard Outdoors through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Family owned since 1986 and based in Michigan; Vanguard takes pride in manufacturing products, which enhance each customer's ability to experience the world. Vanguard products are manufactured in the USA, by Vanguard employees.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Launches New Online Big Game Records Search | 4/23/2019
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the launch of the new Big Game Records Search. For the first time, anyone can now access the Pope and Young records data on North American big game species. There are two levels to choose from; one is the free, basic search, which gives you access to the listings by species and hunters name. The second level is available by subscription and offers... »
 

The Pope And Young Club 31st Biennial Convention Pleases Attendees And Awards Five New P&Y World Records | 4/17/2019
The 31st Biennial Convention in Omaha Nebraska left smiles and new friendships in it's wake. The Convention saw thousands of bowhunters gathered to celebrate incredible trophies, spectacular speakers and raise much needed funds for the Club's Education, Conservation and Outreach efforts.... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Non-Typical Whitetail During Special Panel | 3/7/2019
On Friday, March 1st, the Pope and Young Club convened a Special Panel of Judges in Omaha, Nebraska for a potential P&Y World Record non-typical whitetail. Luke Brewster's incredible buck was shot in Illinois during the 2018 archery season.... »
 

Pope And Young Club Announces 2019 Conservation Fund Hunt Drawing | 2/21/2019
The Pope and Young Club proudly announces the 2019 Pope and Young Club Conservation Hunt Drawing. 100% of the funds raised through donations for hunt draw tickets will go directly to Pope and Young Club Conservation, Education and Outreach Fund. You could win the hunt of a lifetime, win great gear or even a P&Y lifetime membership! Great Hunts... Great Gear... Even Greater Cause!...... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep During Special Panel | 1/28/2019
On Thursday, January 24th, the Pope and Young Club convened a Special Panel of Judges in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for a potential P&Y World Record Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep.... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Non-Typical Mule Deer During Special Panel | 1/18/2019
On Wednesday, January 9th, the Pope and Young Club convened a Special Panel of Judges in Regina, Saskatchewan for a potential P&Y World Record non-typical mule deer. Dennis Bennett's enormous buck has a 5 by 5 typical frame with 15 abnormal points on each side with a gross score of 303 0/8.... »
 

The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce its partnership with Wilderness Attitude Podcast | 11/7/2018
Wilderness Attitude Podcast is the #1 podcast for people that love life in the Wilderness. Podcasts are Quickly becoming the strongest avenue for positive communication and Pope & Young feels strongly about embracing this partnership and growing its... »
 

Pope & Young Club Continues Support For National Archery In Schools Program | 11/1/2018
As a longtime supporter of the National Archery In Schools Program, the Pope & Young Club is glad to continue its support of this outstanding program.... »
 

Pope and Young Announces Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Of The Year Award | 10/24/2018
The Pope & Young Club is honored to announce an addition to their Conservation Achievement Award program. The new award will be called the Pope & Young Club Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Award... »
 

Pope & Young Club Continues Support For Scholastic 3-D Archery | 10/18/2018
The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce a continuing relationship with Scholastic 3D Archery. This after-school archery program, which allows participants to use equipment of their choice, has a goal to provide opportunities in various phases of... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Alaskan Brown Bear During Special Panel | 10/13/2018
On Monday, September 24th, the Pope and Young Club conducted a Special Panel of Judges in Windsor, Colorado for a potential P&Y World Record Alaskan brown bear.... »
 

Pope & Young Club Provides Support For Isle Royale Moose Study | 10/2/2018
For fifty-nine years the unique wolf, moose, predator/prey relationship found on Isle Royale has been studied by land, and wildlife biologists and P&Y is honored to assist in the continuance of those studies.... »
 

Kryptek Outdoor Group Pledges Support For Pope and Young | 9/19/2018
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Kryptek Outdoor Group through the Club’s Corporate Partner Program. Kryptek provides combat proven features and designs in ultra high-performance technical and tactical outdoor adventure... »
 

The Pope And Young Club announces the 31st Biennial Convention to be held in Omaha, Nebraska April 10th - 13th, 2019 | 9/13/2018
Every two years the Pope And Young Club gathers to celebrate North America's rich bowhunting heritage. We honor outstanding examples of this continent's wildlife, discuss issues relevant to the Club's role as a leader in the...... »
 

Pope & Young Club Continues Support For Jack Creek Preserve | 9/6/2018
As a longtime supporter of Jack Creek Preserve, Pope & Young is pleased to continue its mutually beneficial partnership.... »
 

Pope & Young Club Pledges Support For The Wild Harvest Initiative | 8/29/2018
This groundbreaking initiative will be the first complete assessment of the significance of hunting and angling to modern society, economically, socially, and ecologically.... »
 

Pope & Young Club Continues For Farmers and Hunters Feeding The Hungry (FHFH) | 8/27/2018
The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce its continued support of Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry.... »
 

Pope & Young Introduces The Pope and Young Podcast | 7/26/2018
The Pope and Young Club would like to welcome all bowhunters to check out their newest tool aimed at reaching out to the next generation of bowhunters.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Names New Executive Director | 6/22/2018
The Pope and Young Club has named Jason Rounsaville, formerly with Ducks Unlimited, as the Club's Executive Director.... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names World Record Non-Typical Coues' Deer | 5/29/2018
On May 19th, at a Cabela's in Phoenix Arizona, Marvin Zieser, Corky Richardson, Roy Grace and Ed Fanchin convened a P&Y Special Panel of Judges to measure a non-typical Coues deer taken by Wesley Ely of Wilcox, Arizona.... »
 

Pope And Young Club Names Bill Lewis As Youth Coordinator | 4/30/2018
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce Bill Lewis of Omaha, Nebraska has been appointed to serve as the Club's Youth Membership Coordinator.... »
 

Kenetrek Boots Pledges Support For the Pope and Young Club | 3/5/2018
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Kenetrek Boots through the Club's Corporate Partner Program.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Announces Support Of Sayersbrook Bison Meat Processors | 3/2/2018
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Northfork Bison Distributions inc., one of the largest federally approved meat plants in Canada.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Announces 2018 Bowhunters Rendezvous | 12/11/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce that their bi-annual Bowhunters Rendezvous will be held June 8th - 10th of 2018, at the MacKenzie Center in Poynette, Wisconsin... »
 

Xpedition Archery Pledges Support For the Pope and Young Club | 11/10/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the support of Xpedition Archery through the Club's Corporate Partner Program.... »
 

Pope and Young Club Election Information | 11/2/2017
Information regarding the upcoming elections. Voting to be held for the positions of President, 1st VP and 2 Directors (must be a Senior or Regular Member)2nd VP (must be a General Member). Election Rules of the P&Y - June 2017 ... »
 

Pope And Young Club Continues Support For The Sportsmen's Alliance | 10/20/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce their continued support for the Sportsmen's Alliance through the Club's Conservation, Education and Outreach Fund.... »
 

HHA Sports Inc Increases Support For The Pope and Young Club | 9/29/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of HHA Sports Inc. through the Clubs Corporate Partners Program. HHA has elected to increase their already strong commitment to wildlife conservation the protection and defense of... »
 

Pope and Young Representatives Attend Grand Opening of Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium | 9/28/2017
The Pope and Young Club was honored to participate in the grand opening celebration of the Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri on Wednesday, September 20th.... »
 

YETI Continues Support For The Pope and Young Club | 9/21/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of YETI through the Club's Corporate Partners Program. Their continued support shows that YETI has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Supports The Boone & Crockett Club Conservation Education Program | 9/15/2017
Getting our youth involved in bowhunting and educated about the role bowhunters play in conservation is one of the highest priorities of the Pope and Young Club's Conservation Program. - Merritt Compton... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Continues Support For The National Conservation Leadership Institute (NCLI) | 9/8/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce their continued support for the National Conservation Leadership Institute (NCLI) through the Club's Conservation, Education and Outreach fund.... »
 

KUIU Continues Support For the Pope and Young Club | 9/7/2017
KUIU continues to show their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics. ... »
 

Lumenok Continues Support For the Pope and Young Club | 9/1/2017
Lumenok continues to show their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics. ... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Provides Support For U of W Mountain Sheep Research Project | 8/31/2017
The goal of this project is to validate the relevancy of trophy records as indicators of biological trends and provide valuable information to managers and state biologists that will help promote healthy North American sheep populations.... »
 

Hoyt Archery Continues Support For the Pope and Young Club | 8/22/2017
Hoyt continues their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics. ... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Supports the | 8/17/2017
This essential program aims to deliver the message of bear avoidance, wildlife safety and bear spray educational training to hunters, fishermen, hunter education classes, youth groups, schools and local communities.... »
 

Sitka Gear Continues Support For The Pope and Young Club | 7/27/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Sitka Gear. Sitka has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair chase ethics.... »
 

Lancaster Archery Supply Renews Support For The Pope and Young Club | 7/18/2017
The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce that Lancaster Archery Supply has renewed their support through our Corporate Partner Program. Lancaster has continued their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection and defense of...... »
 

FeraDyne Outdoors Renews Support For The Pope and Young Club | 6/27/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of FeraDyne Outdoors through the Club's Corporate Partners Program.... »
 

3Rivers Archery Renews Support For The Pope and Young Club | 6/6/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of 3Rivers Archery through their Corporate Partner Program.... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Appoints Dallas Smith To Board Of Directors | 5/30/2017
Dallas, a 20 year member and measurer for 15 years, will be filling the seat vacated by Jay St. Charles who recently resigned to attend to family health concerns.... »
 

The Pope and Young Club Releases 8th Edition Of The All-Time Record Book | 5/18/2017
Bowhunting Big Game Records of North America is a book of bowhunting's history and remarkable success story. The 8th Edition of the All-Time Record Book is a "must-have" for any bowhunter's personal library.... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Presents The 2017 Lee Gladfelter Award To Missouri Conservation Officer, Kevin Eulinger | 5/16/2017
The Pope and Young Club proudly announces the presentation of the Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award for exceptional wildlife professional to Kevin Eulinger, a Conservation Agent from the State of Missouri. ... »
 

The Pope And Young Club presents the 2017 Stewardship Award to the Christian Hunters Of America | 5/12/2017
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce Christian Hunters of America as the recipient of the 2017 Stewardship Award. The Stewardship Award is given to a bowhunter or bowhunting organization that, by their actions, has conveyed...... »
 

The Pope And Young Club Names Eli Randall As New Director Of Records | 5/5/2017
The Pope and Young Club has named Eli Randall of Chicago, Illinois as the new Director Of Records. Eli's responsibilities will be to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Club's national record-scoring system.... »
 

Jennie Richardson and Scholastic 3-D Archery Program Receives 2017 Pope And Young Club Conservation Award | 4/30/2017
By bringing the target archery, bowhunting and conservation communities together, Scholastic 3-D Archery is bridging the gap to create a new future for archery.... »
 

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 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 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 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.... »
 

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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 Kryptek Renews Support for the Pope and Young Club
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the renewal of support from Kryptek through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Kryptek products are continuously tested and proven in austere combat environments and extreme hunting conditions, with the end goal of providing products to outdoor adventurers who demand the highest quality and overall performance in their gear.
8/12/2020... »

 Pope and Young Announces Past Edition Record Book Sale
The Pope and Young Club announces the sale of older edition record books. This is an excellent opportunity to complete your bowhunting record book library! All older edition record books and statistical summaries are now on sale for an incredibly low cost of $10 each.
8/10/2020... »

 Hoyt Archery Continues Support for the Pope and Young Club
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the continued support of Hoyt Archery through the Club's Corporate Partner Program. Hoyt continues their strong commitment to wildlife conservation, the protection, and defense of our bowhunting heritage and fair-chase ethics.
8/7/2020... »

 Pope and Young Club Announces Entry Fee Increase Effective November 1, 2020
The Pope and Young Club has recently conducted an analysis of its trophy entry fee cost based on historical data and today's actual cost of processing entries by staff. While reviewing historical information, we learned that the Club had raised entry fees, on average, every 11-12 years.
8/5/2020... »
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"HHA Sports is proud and honored to be continuing and growing our partnership with the Pope & Young Club. After attending the Biennial Convention, we witnessed first-hand the efforts put forth by the Club to promote conservation and ethical hunting practices as well as preserve the heritage of bowhunting. The Pope & Young Club is the history of bowhunting, and the money they raise through their Corporate Partner Program and other initiatives help protect and grow the sport of archery and bowhunti"
Scott Bakken, Director of Sales and Marketing for HHA Sports, Inc.
"Through the years of getting to know the Pope and Young Club, we witnessed the importance of being part of this organization. Through fair chase and ethical bowhunting, this dedicated organization of genuine individuals is sustaining wilderness opportunities for future generations. Living the outdoor adventures, and preserving our valuable natural resources, the same values pushing the KIRSCH team to go to work every day, make our partnership with the Pope and Young Club very rewarding."
Phillip Kirsch, Kirsch Hunting Founder & President
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