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Big Game Records

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We all know there is more to hunting and conservation than the final score of a big game trophy. However, it is important to take a look at the history of records keeping and celebrate those big game trophies that hold the top spot in their respective categories.
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The Boone and Crockett Club’s history is a 134-year long tale of measured and thoughtful commitment to wild land and wildlife conservation. This commitment balances human and wildlife needs and sees deep value in preserving the hunting tradition. It’s a commitment shaped by visionaries and a common-sense, science-based approach to natural resource management. It’s an effort that has saved many wildlife species from extinction and it’s considered one of our nation’s greatest accomplishments.
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All 17 score charts are available as PDF files you can download directly to your desktop. Not sure how to take all the measurements? Good news, each score chart includes complete measuring instructions.
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f you are interested in becoming an Official Measurer download the Official Measurer Application at right and return to B&C's Records Department. When completing your application, include information such as: previous measuring experience (state programs, contests, etc.), if you are able to travel to measure trophies, and references.
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Pioneers of Conservation, Our Legacy for Generations: The Boone and Crockett Club’s history is a 130-year long tale of measured and thoughtful commitment to wild land and wildlife conservation. This commitment balances human and wildlife needs and sees deep value in preserving the hunting tradition...
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Already a subscriber? Click to Access Big Game Records Live! Big Game Records Live is the next generation of Boone and Crockett Club's Trophy Search. Big Game Records Live gives you searchable access to B&C's entire database of accepted trophies for all species. Included in this new version:...
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Already a subscriber? Click to Access Big Game Records Live! Big Game Records Live is the next generation of Boone and Crockett Club's Trophy Search. Big Game Records Live gives you searchable access to B&C's entire database of accepted trophies for all species. Included in this new version:...
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Big Game Records LIVE is the next generation of Boone and Crockett Club's Trophy Search. With Big Game Records LIVE, we give you access to the Club’s massive trophy database of North American big game. Our founders devised the records-keeping system more than a century ago to measure the success of conservation efforts across the country. Now, these records are available to you by subscribing to Big Game Records LIVE.
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Much debate has occurred through the years over the value and purpose of maintaining records of “trophy” big game animals killed by hunters. This has become magnified in recent years with a focus on trophy hunting in general, spawned in part by the Cecil the Lion episode, and in conflicting reports on the genetic impacts of trophy hunting to big game populations in particular.

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