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What are the differences between Pope & Young and Boone & Crockett? Which do you prefer?

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  • What are the differences between Pope & Young and Boone & Crockett? Which do you prefer?

    What are the differences between Pope & Young and Boone & Crockett? Which do you prefer?

  • #2
    Pope & Young is for animals taken with a bow only, Boone & Crockett is for everything.

    I prefer neither. Hunting isn't a contest. Well...

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    • #3
      Ok that makes sense. Sure it isnt a contest, but it is always good to give hunters something to strive for. That then results in better land and heard management which turns into healthier deer. Thank you

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      • #4
        I'd rather harvest an animal with my bow. That being said I'm a hunter first and foremost.

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        • #5
          If somebody wants to hold out for a bigger buck I am fine with that. As long as it is fair chase and they eat the meat. I would love to shoot a mule deer that makes the book, 190 inches to get into B&C

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          • #6
            Scoring doesn't matter to me, its about your expirience, meat, and then the size of the game. I've never scored any of my animals and I don't plan to. A trophy in my eyes are better than a trophy by score. But Pope and Young is game took by a bow and Boone Crockett is all game

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            • #7
              Haven't killed a Pope and Young yet, but I will

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              • #8
                Boone and Crockett because they are great hunters.

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                • #9
                  P&Y is for Bow only animals. B&C will list either.

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                  • #10
                    The Boone and Crockett Club was founded by Teddy Roosevelt. Originally as big game conservation organization. The first competition was held around 1932, and the criteria formalized, I believe, in 1952. Today's competitive environment has detracted from the original purpose, which was to honor special animals and to note the location of harvest. It is still a premier conservation organization.

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                    • #11
                      Pope and Young are trophies taken with a bow While Boone and Crooket are trophies taken with a gun

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                      • #12
                        Boone and Crockett!!!

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