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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 6/8
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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:
1987
Location: MORGAN COUNTY, CO
Score: 274 7/8
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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:
1998
Location: WHITEHORSE RIVER, ALB
Score: 199 5/8
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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 Presents The 2019 Lee Gladfelter Award To Mississippi State University's Dr. Bronson Strickland
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.
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 Pat Lefemine & Charlie Rehor Of Bowsite Raise Almost $30,000 For The Pope and Young Club Conservation Fund.
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.
6/4/2019... »

 Pope and Young Club Names M.R. James First Recipient Of The Glenn St. Charles Outstanding Member Award
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.
5/30/2019... »

 The Pope And Young Club presents the 2019 Stewardship Award to the Kansas Bowhunters Association
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.
5/14/2019... »
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