Sometimes, the big ones don’t get away.

North America’s most dedicated hunters recount the tales of how they harvested legendary trophy animals. Learn what it takes to make your own mark in the record book.


Witness the hard-core determination of North America’s most successful hunters. They combined physical conditioning with research, fair-chase ethics, and shooting prowess to seek out and harvest legendary trophy animals.


Thirty hunters. Thirty record-book trophy big game animals—most of them taken without guides on public lands. Thirty epic tales to share back at hunting camp. These are the real-world stories behind some of the top-scoring trophies ever recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club.

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- 280 Pages

- 6x9 inches

- 45 B&W images

- Collector's Edition: $29.95

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Readers will also enjoy:

  • An introduction by Jason Matzinger, the well-known host of “Into High Country” on the Sportsman Channel.
  • An in-depth look at B&C’s highest honor, the Sagamore Hill Medal, together with stories about all 17 award winners by Hanspeter Giger.
  • Plus, a bonus chapter about the science and application of B&C’s world-famous records-keeping program by B&C’s Assistant Director of Big Game Records Justin Spring.