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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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NON-TYPICAL MULE DEER VELVET
Year Taken:
9/2/2018
Location: LaPlata County, CO
Score: 326 1/8
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 Pope & Young’s Updated Position Statement on the Use of Tracking Dogs
We recently updated their position statement on the use of tracking dogs. Pope and Young has always promoted the fair and ethical pursuit of games species, and as an organization constantly reviews stances on the wide variety of issues that can impact fair chase, and the harvest and recovery of game.
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 Selway Archery Joins Pope & Young as SILVER Level Corporate Partner
The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce Selway Archery has committed to preserving, promoting, and protecting the sport of bowhunting by joining Pope and Young as a Silver level Corporate Partner.
10/5/2021... »

 Dr. Kevin Monteith Honored with the P&Y Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award
Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting organization recently recognized Dr. Kevin Monteith, from the University of Wyoming, as the recipient of the Pope and Young Club’s Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award. This award is named after Lee Gladfelter, a prominent wildlife biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and a dedicated bowhunter.
9/28/2021... »

 The Wildlife Law Enforcement Award
We recently honored Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Evan Jones with the Pope & Young Club’s Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Award. This award acknowledges wildlife law enforcement officers for outstanding work related to wildlife violations associated with the Club’s 29 recognized big game species.
9/21/2021... »
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Robert R. Spratt
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