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   World Records by Species (click Species for record details and photo)
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Hunter: Jeff Melillo
Score: 23 5/16
Location: Morris County, NJ
Year Taken: 10/14/19
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  Black Bear
Hunter: Robert J. Shuttleworth, Jr.
Score: 23 3/16
Location: Mendocino County, CA
Year Taken: 9/4/1993
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  Black Bear
Hunter: Rob Evans
Score: 22 13/16
Location: Olha, MAN
Year Taken: 5/28/2008
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Hunter: Dakota Relyea
Score: 22 13/16
Location: Tioga County, NY
Year Taken: 10/5/17
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  Black Bear
Hunter: Duane Helland
Score: 22 11/16
Location: Chippewa County, WI
Year Taken: 9/4/2003
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  Black Bear
Hunter: Dave Sutton
Score: 22 9/16
Location: Jackson County, WI
Year Taken: 9/3/2014
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Hunter: Harrison Shirley
Score: 22 9/16
Location: Garfield County, CO
Year Taken: 9/7/18
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  Black Bear
Hunter: Thad Surrett
Score: 22 8/16
Location: Haywood County, NC
Year Taken: 11/12/2008
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Hunter: G. Murphy/ V. Ryan
Score: 22 8/16
Location: Kanawha County, WV
Year Taken: 1/20/1991
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  Black Bear
Hunter: Joseph Breeggemann
Score: 22 8/16
Location: Polk County, WI
Year Taken: 9/4/2013
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 Andrew McKean to Speak at 2021 Pope & Young Convention
Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting organization is proud to announce the addition of Andrew McKean to their speaker line up at the 32nd Biennial Pope and Young Convention being held in Reno, Nevada this July 14th-17th,2021.
5/3/2021... »

 2021 Convention Can't Miss Opportunities
April 29th, 2021- Pope and Young, Americas leading bowhunting organization announces an incredible line up of world class hunts to be auctioned off as part of their 60th anniversary. The live auction will take place at their Bi-annual convention taking place in Reno, NV, July 14-17th.
4/29/2021... »

 Convention Early Bird Special
The Pope & Young Club is pleased to announce an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in attending the 2021 Pope & Young Convention in Reno, Nevada this July.
4/21/2021... »

 Michael Waddell Joins Star-Studded Lineup
The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce that Michael Waddell of The Bone Collector television show will be the Keynote Speaker Friday night at their 60th Anniversary Convention. The Club is proud to have Waddell in attendance to share his passion for hunting and the outdoors.
4/19/2021... »
Timothy Vance
Goodwin Lake, BC
5/4/2021 - 5/10/2021

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