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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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 Pope and Young Club Announces Temporary Closure of Club Offices
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.
3/31/2020... »

 Pope and Young Club Announces Cancellation of Virginia Convention
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.
3/16/2020... »

 Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Conservation Hunt Drawing
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
3/14/2020... »

 "The Traditional Journey Lives On," available from the Pope and Young Club
"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.
3/10/2020... »
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