A Boone and Crockett Club Field Guide to Measuring and Judging Big Game

A Boone and Crockett Club Field Guide to Measuring and Judging Big Game

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ISBN-13: 9780940864788
Publisher: Boone and Crockett Club
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 592
File size: 20 MB
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About the Author

Jack Reneau is a certified wildlife biologist and the director of biggame records for the Boone and Crockett Club, a position he has held since January of 1983. He holds a B.S. in wildlife management from Colorado State University and a M.S. in wildlife management from Eastern Kentucky University. He was responsible for the daytoday paperwork of the Boone and Crockett Club’s recordskeeping program from 1976 through 1979 as a hunter information specialist for the Hunter Services Division of the National Rifle Association (NRA) when NRA and the Boone and Crockett Club cosponsored the North American Big Game Awards Program, as it was known during that time. He is the coauthor of the book, Colorado’s Biggest Bucks and Bulls, and the coeditor of and/or contributor to 40 Boone and Crockett Club books and publications. He has also written a column, titled “Trophy Talk,” for Fair Chase magazine and its predecessors since 1986.

Eldon L. “Buck” Buckner is the current Vice President of Big Game Records and Chairman of the Boone and Crockett Club’s Records of North American Big Game Committee. First appointed an Official Measurer in 1968 while serving as a U.S. Forest Service range conservationist in Arizona, Buck has served as Judges Panel Chairman, Consultant, and Judge for Boone and Crockett Club’s Awards Programs since 1989. He is also a cofounder and member of the board of directors of the Jack O’Connor Hunting Heritage and Education Center in Lewiston, Idaho. He is also the Oregon State Director for the NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge Program.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Records Keeping – A Brief History

Chapter 2: Category Boundaries for North American Big Game

Chapter 3: General Measuring Techniques for North American Big Game

Chapter 4: Measuring and Judging Bears and Cats

Chapter 5: Measuring and Judging Whitetail and Coues’ Deer

Chapter 6: Measuring and Judging Mule and Blacktail Deer

Chapter 7: Measuring and Judging American, Roosevelt’s, and Tule Elk

Chapter 8: Measuring and Judging Moose

Chapter 9: Measuring and Judging Caribou

Chapter 10: Measuring and Judging Sheep

Chapter 11: Measuring and Judging Pronghorn

Chapter 12: Measuring and Judging Rocky Mountain Goat

Chapter 13: Measuring and Judging Bison

Chapter 14: Measuring and Judging Muskox

Chapter 15: Measuring and Judging Walrus

Chapter 16: The Importance of Optics when Field Judging

Chapter 17: Basic Tips for Field Judging

Chapter 18: General Procedures

Chapter 19: General Policies

Chapter 20: A Comparison of B&C and P&Y Systems

Reference Section

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